The Wildfire 14-years-and-under girls fast-pitch softball team continues to improve with each tournament outing.
At the Cinco de Mayo tournament played at the Papago Sports Complex in Scottsdale, the crew played its way to a 5-2 record and a runner-up showing.
In the championship clash, the Wildfire pushed eventual tournament champion Scorpio into extra innings before dropping a heartbreaking 2-1 decision.
The Rim team, which has on its roster three Phoenix-area players and several Rim Country Middle School students, opened with an 8-3 victory over the Roadrunners. After losing 8-0 to the Storm, the Wildfire rebounded to whip the Silver Bullets, 2-1, Lil Saints, 14-5, and East Valley Pride, 6-2. The trio of victories propelled the Wildfire into the championship showdown.
The Wildfire team coaches are Curtis Johnson and Will Dunman.
For more information call Johnson, 928-472-4524, or Dunman 928-472-2266.