Scarborough/Cape softball team represents Maine at regional tourney

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The Scarborough/Cape Elizabeth Little League Junior All-Star Softball team won the state title and represented Maine at the Little League Softball World Series Eastern Regional Tournament July 20-26, in Orange, Connecticut. The team, which consists of 7th and 8th grade girls from Scarborough and Cape Elizabeth, went undefeated to win the state championship and went 20-3 on the season. The team made it to the semifinals of the Eastern Regional Tournament against Rhode Island and nearly pulled off a huge upset against the eventual champions, coming back from a 7-0 deficit to take an 11-10 lead into the bottom of the seventh before losing, 12-11. 

Front row, from left: Clara Parker, Dana Schwartz, Esme Song, Katie Roy and Jennie Kemper.

Second row: Jana Sanders, A.J. Swett, Gabby Giftos, Maddie Russo, Angelina Pizzella, Kathryne Clay, Sophia Ouellette and Lillian Finley.

Third row: Coaches Karl Finley, Jeffrey Schwartz and Tony Pizzella.

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