Souhegan Valley 14U Storm headed to World Series

The Souhegan Valley Storm 14U Babe Ruth All-Star softball team has earned a spot in the softball World Series with a run­ner-up finish in the New England Regional Tournament this past weekend in Plymouth.

The World Series tournament is scheduled for July 29-Aug. 5 in Newberry, Fla. To gain a spot in the championship game, the Storm beat the eastern Massa­chusetts State Champions from Raynham, Mass., 12-3.

The Storm roster is consists of Milford’s Lauren Basta, Mer­edith Basta and Abby Sites; Bedford’s Hannah Cronin, Kylie Dimond, Whitney Fitzgerald, Maddy Lucontoni and Emily Moll; Amherst’s Abi MacLatchy and Rheanna Wilson; Brook­line’s Megan McLaughlin; Mont Vernon’s Alex Meader; and Wilton-Lyndeborough’s Ashley Humphreys and Abby LeBlanc. The team is coached by Steve Di­mond, Doug Moll, Colin Wilson and Beth Fitzgerald.

The team is looking for finan­cial support to help defray the costs of participating in this once-in-a-lifetime experience through a GoFundMe site at www.gofundme.com/SVSTOR­M14USoftball.