Area teams played well and appeared to have fun at the Orland Youth Association Fourth of July girls softball tournament held earlier this month. Evergreen Park Renderman won the 8U division while the Oak Lawn Gems took second. Evergreen Park placed second in the 12U division and Worth was third. Evergreen Park won the 14U title. The tournament was open to all-star and in-house teams.
Evergreen Park Collins 8U players share some laughs on the bench during a pool play game, above.
Oak Lawn Gems 8U second baseman Maddie Murphy throws a runner out at first base, right.
Photos by Jeff Vorva