This week I am going back to 2003 - the last year Maggie played on the traveling softball team. The girls made it to 3rd place in the Western Nationals and we went to New Mexico for the tournament.
|The U-16 team.|
A couple of these girls went on to play softball in college and one - the girl on the lower left plays on the US National Team!
We spent not only the regular season with most of these girls and their families and 4 long hot summers going from tournament to tournament. We got very organized and pretty close.
We supplied about a ton of sunflower seeds, tootsie pops and red vines. Gallons of sunscreen, hand sanitizer and a fleet of coolers full of snacks and water. I always had Advil to spare and we were lucky that there were some other little sister for Ally to pal around with. They were memorable summers and everytime I pass the sports park it gets me to reminiscing.