The Manhattan Optimist Sweet Heat 16A team opened its season with a tournament win in Salina.
The team won the Fun in the Sun tournament, going 5-0 to claim the title. The Twisters were the only team to give the Sweet Heat any trouble, as the teams squared off twice. The Sweet Heat won the first game 4-3 and won their semifinal rematch 5-4.
The Sweet Heat were dominant otherwise, as the team’s efforts culminated in a 12-1 win in the championship over No. 1 seed United Fastpitch.
The Sweet Heat participated in a tournament in Wichita this weekend.
Moxie post 3-1 record in Salina
The Manhattan Optimist Moxie softball team opened its season with by going 3-1 in a one-day tournament in Salina last weekend.
Sophia Haverkamp pitched a no-hitter in the season opener, striking out 11 batters as the Moxie won 10-0 over the Beloit Blaze.
Miranda Tegtmeier followed up that standout performance with a shutout of her own in a 10-0 win over Twisters 16U.
The team opened bracket play with a 5-0 win over Lawrence Inferno before falling 10-9 to Salina United in the final game of the event.
The Moxie played in Wichita this weekend.