For a short while before the season began, it seemed like Tia Durst wasn’t going to have a senior softball season thanks to a shoulder tear. She ended up playing in a limited capacity and still managed to write her name into the Sycamore record books.
Although it’s their first year with the Kishwaukee Storm, Max Piper and the 10U team are now strangers to Strom Days. Competing with the Sycamore Syocs program last year, the core group of players is back competing in this year’s 23rd annual edition of the tournament.
Whether it was long playoff runs, standout freshman seasons or swan songs for seniors, there were plenty of interesting storylines from the 2023 softball season. Here’s a look at five numbers that put the season into perspective.
Addie McLaughlin legged out an infield single, then two steals and a wild throw later McLaughlin scored the tying run in the Spartans' 6-5 comeback win in the Class 3A Belvidere North Sectional championship.