Dakota Valley 12U team

The Dakota Valley 12U teams consists of, front from left, Audrey Sindt, Lexi Stusse, Emma Barnett, Coryn Kimbell and McKenzie Scott; and back, manager Eli Honner, assistant coach Pat Honner, Ava Redstone, Bella Monical, Emma Honner, Paige Moffatt, Payten Konopasek and coach Rich Sindt.

DVSA 12U players garnered third place in the Class C division of the USA Softball SD Youth Fastpitch State Tournament July 9-11 at Harmodon Park in Sioux Falls. All of the girls were members of the Dakota Valley Softball Association's recreation program. The 12U age division this year consisted of girls born in 2008 and 2009.