|Berkshire Force Softball Players Compile Strong Numbers at World Series|
|03:56PM / Thursday, August 08, 2019|
The Berkshire Force 10-and-under and 12U softball teams brought back some impressive stats to go with the program's 10U bracket championship at last month's World Series in Jensen Beach, Fla.
For the 12-year-olds, Amanda Pou struck out 23 hitters in 22 innings pitched while compiling a record of 1-1.
At the plate, Paxton Ebling went .500 with six runs batted in to lead the Force 12U offense. Bella MacDonald went .435 with a team-best 10 hits in 23 at-bats.
MacDonald also keyed the offense with nine stolen bases. Ebling went seven-for-seven on stolen base attempts.
Mia Arpante notched the 12-year-olds' lone triple, while Audrina Maloney collected a pair of doubles.
Defensively, Michaela Hinkckley had a strong tournament at first base, committing just one error in 55 chances for a .982 fielding percentage. Cheynne Goddard at second and Pou at shortstop were flawless at their positions.
For the Force 10U squad, which won the World Series' Diamond Bracket championship, Mia Dejesus had eight hits and seven stolen bases, going .400 at the plate and scoring a team-best 10 times to lead the offense.
Audrianna Pelkey batted .389 with three doubles, two triples, a .778 slugging percentage and seven RBIs.
Grace Julieano also drove in eight runs while going .350 at the plate.
Dejesus and Gionna Levardi split most of the time in the circle, combining to strike out 57 hitters in 41-2/3 innings of work.