PHOTO: The 2018 Elm Middle School girls softball team and head coach Colleen Byrne display their championship trophy and plaque outside the school a day after winning the Leyden-Norwood Athletic Conference playoffs. (District 401 photo by Dave Porreca)
The Elm girls softball team completed a perfect season with a dominating 12-0 win over Rosemont on Sept. 27 in the championship round of the 2018 Leyden-Norwood Athletic Conference (LNAC) playoffs.
With the victory, the Cougars completed a perfect 10-0 season and earned the school's first conference title in girls softball since 2010.
PHOTO: The team's 8th-grade players gather for a group picture after finishing their middle school softball careers with a perfect season. (District 401 photo by Dave Porreca)
Congratulations to head coach Colleen Byrne and her 13-player roster of 8th graders Aliyah Bonilla, Jocelyn Chavez, Alyssa Craig, Nikki Rubino, Jilly Schweinert, Noemi Valdes, Ava Vargas, Ella Zagroba and 7th graders Frankie Ayuso, AJ Dwyer, Ariana Huaman, Kylie Jones-Plasencia and Sarah Pritt!
NOTE: To view the following photos in a slideshow format, click any of the pictures below. All photos are by Dave Porreca, D401 web/media specialist, except for the team photo taken at Rosemont Stadium by Marsha Rubino.