Morton Mystics 16U

The 16U Morton Mystics traveled to Decatur to play in the USA Softball of Illinois 16UB State Tourney July 12-14.  They went 4-2 on the weekend and finished in third place overall. They beat the Whiplash 10-9 Friday night, then beat Game 7 Saturday afternoon, 12-8.  They fell to eventual champions, Southern Illinois Dirt Dawgs, 6-5 in the Saturday evening game in extra innings.  Sunday, they had to play three games, back-to-back-to-back. They beat East Peoria Express 7-5 and the Avanti's Yellowjackets 7-2 before falling to Maroa-Forsythe, 7-4.  Emma Heath hit a grand slam against the Whiplash and Ellie Lockwood had home runs against Game 7 and the Yellowjackets.  The Mystics will compete in the Scheels Showcase in Springfield July 19-21.