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July 23, 2013

Firebirds U14 girls softball wins opener at World Series

The New England Firebirds U14 girls softball team won its opener yesterday in Williamsburg, Va., 12-0 over the South Carolina Thunder, the third place team at last years NSA World Series Orlando, Fla.

Bryanna Michitson got the win throwing a no-hitter with two strikeouts.

Gabi Hillner and Michaela Kane were defensive standouts behind the plate and at shortstop.

Emily Frocione and Emily Mendonca were big with the bats both having huge base clearing hits and driving run production.

The Firebirds return to action today at 3 p.m.

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