VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com)- The ND Elite 18U fastpitch team competed in the NAFA (North American Fastpitch Association) National tournament over the 26-29th of July.
In pool play Elite lost to Rock River Stix Gray 5-2 and Crush Tidal Wave 8-0. They tied with The FM Blaze 4-4. After pool play Elite was seeded in the Silver Bracket.
In this is a double elimination tournament they played MN Fierce winning 10-1, then played The SW Wisconsin All Stars losing 8-0.
They followed that up playing Wisconsin Xplosion winning 8-6 to move on to championship round on Sunday. They opened with The Wisconsin New Berlin Magic winning 9-1 then had to follow up that game and play another Wisconsin team, the Greenfield Ignitors losing 9-0.
The Elite finished out the tournament 5th in the Silver Bracket out of 44 teams that started.
The ND Elite is made up of player from 5 different schools and 1 from college They have 3 Valley City players, 2 from Casselton and Bismarck Century, 1 from Fargo North and
Fargo South and a player form Concordia.
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