Storm heads to Series

The Souhegan Valley Storm U14 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.