DALLAS — The Back Mountain Little League organization held championship games for boys minor and girls softball teams during the week of June 15. On Wednesday, the girls major softball championship game pitted the Sliders and the Phoenix against each other, with the Sliders coming out victorious, 7-5. One Thursday, the boys minor league saw a battle between the Pirates and the Indians. The Pirate won the championship, 10-8.
Back Mountain Phoenix pitcher Alison Francis helped keep the game at 5 to 5 through the first 5 innings but the Back Mountain Sliders won the Back Mountain Girls Softball championship 7 to 5 on Wednesday, June 17.
Carkey Kavanugh running for the Back Mountain Sliders slips under the waiting glove of third base player Mia Fenske palying for the Back Mountain Phoenix. The Sliders won the championship 7 to 5 in six innings of play on Wednesday, June 17.
Runner Sydney Hornlein is greeted after stealing home after an errant throw for the Back Mountain Sliders who won the Back Mountain Girls Softball championship 7 to 5 against the Back Mountain Phoenix on Wednesday, June 17.
Runner Mady Pandolphi is called safe by the umpire at second for the Back Mountain Sliders who won the Back Mountain Girls Softball championship 7 to 5 against the Back Mountain Phoenix on Wednesday, June 17. Phoenix players Brooke Cooper and Emily Smith wince.
On his way to stealing home Indians base runner No. 3 Nate Heffron watches as the ball sails past third baseman Joey Peters in the Back Mountain AAA boys minor championship game on Thursday, June 18. The Pirates won 10 to 8.
Indians batter No. 17 Matt Feretti was comforted after he struck out. The Indians lost to the Back Mountain Pirates in the AAA 9, 10, and 11-year-old minor league bracket 10 to 8 on Thursday, June 18.
Pirates pitcher No. 18 Sam Barrouck kept the the game going strong. The Pirates won the AAA Back Mountain minor league championship 10 to 8 on Thursday, June 18.