New England Firebirds 14-and-under softball team recently qualified for nationals. In the back row from the left are: Head coach, Ed Aziz, Jr., Coralie Mathieu (Methuen), Brianna Lundin (Woburn), Gabi Hillner (Haverhill), Lizzy Duchemin (Haverhill), assistant coach Jaime Morales, Michaela Kane (Haverhill) andassistant coach Tim Michitson. In the middle row from the left are Krystal Morales (Lawrence), Jessica Licata (Methuen), Jillian Aziz (Plaistow, NH), Bryana Michitson (Haverhill) and Liz Prentiss (Danvers). In the bottom row from the left are Emily Mendonca (Methuen) and Emily Frocione (Tewksbury). Missing from the photo are Maddy Boucher (Haverhill) and pitching coach Dee Boucher.