Patterson 12U All-Star Mikah Ortiz fields a ball at second base during the team's contest against the Indiana-based East Side All-Stars Tuesday at the Babe Ruth World Series in Jensen Beach, Florida. Patterson finished pool play undefeated after defeating East Side, 7-3, and Ellensburg, Washington, All-Stars, 10-0, Tuesday. Patterson, which earned the No. 3 seed among 12U teams after pool play, began double-elimination bracket play Wednesday when it faced Bonkid, China, in a 10 a.m. contest. Look for updates on and The Daily Review's Facebook page. Also, The Daily Review Sports Editor Geoff Stoute will be Tweeting during the games. His handle is @MCJournalist. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Kimberly DeHart)

Patterson wins 2 games Tues.; finishes pool play perfect

The Patterson 12U All-Stars finished pool play undefeated Tuesday and earned the No. 3 seed in the 12U Bracket at the Babe Ruth World Series in Jensen Beach, Florida.

The Patterson 12U All-Stars will begin play at the Babe Ruth 12U World Series in Jensen Beach, Florida, Saturday. A year ago, Patterson’s 10U Softball Team finished third at the Babe Ruth World Series. Members of this year’s 12U team pose with their Babe Ruth Southwest Regional banner after winning the tournament earlier this month. Team members are, front row from left, Kamille Lightfoot, Bryleigh DeHart, Maggie Lemoine, Emily Lipari, Mikah Ortiz and Abbie Scully. On the middle row, from left, are assistant coach Ronald Dugar, Hillary Pillaro, Olivia Black, Ana Vaccarella, Hailey Skiles, Amaya Williams, Laila Dugar and assistant coach Patrick Skiles. On the back row are head coach Harris DeHart and assistant coach Jonathan Lightfoot.
—The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute

Let the World Series games begin!

For the second time in as many years, a Patterson softball all-star team will make a trip to the Babe Ruth World Series in Jensen Beach, Florida.

Kamille Lightfoot
—The Daily Review/ Geoff Stoute Photos

Mikah Ortiz

Ana Vaccarella

Patterson brings experience to World Series

After walking off the field and on the subsequent 13-hour plus drive home from the Babe Ruth World Series in Jensen Beach, Florida, a year ago, Kamille Lightfoot and other members of the then-Patte



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