Tracy Express wins first tournament

Tracy Express All Stars 8-and-under team: from left, front row, Genyssa Rodriguez, Delaney Asmann, Gisele Garza, Alysabeth Saenz and Lexi Jones; middle row, Jenna Arias, Kylee Henry, Taylor Munoz, Nevaeh Reynoso, Kendall Camp and Briana Quintero; and back row, head coach Rachel Saenz and assistant coaches Daniel Garza, Tony Reynoso and Sal Quintero.

The Tracy Express All Stars 8-and-under team achieved championship status in the team’s first tournament, going 4-1 at the USA Softball Relay for Life tournament, Saturday and Sunday in San Lorenzo.

Tracy Express went 2-1 in pool play and then beat the West Valley Slammers 6-4 on Sunday in bracket play.

Tracy Express got a rematch against Alameda Blaze in the championship game and claimed the 2-1 win in extra innings, with pitcher Briana Quintero striking out the side with runners at first and third to win it in the final inning.

Contact Sports Editor Bob Brownne at brownne@tracypress.com, or call 209-830-4227.

Sports editor at the Tracy Press

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