A Bluffton-area u-12 fastpitch softball team with members from Bluffton and Ada and several other area communities, has qualified for the USSSA series of softball in Orlando, Fla. The series starts July 20.
The team is ranked second in USSSA power rankings in the Ohio North u12B division. The team has had success in tournaments in Kenton, Van Wert, Toledo Tune up, Beavercreek and the Ohio State Fast Pitch tournament.
For example, the team was runner up in Beavercreek and Kenton, champions in Van Wert, 10th in the Toledo Tune up (22 teams) and fifth at the Ohio State event.