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Monday, August 5, 2013

Ligonier Valley Shock wins World Series

ORLANDO - The Ligonier Valley Shock won the USSSA Fastpitch World Series Girls 18-and-under B championship on Saturday at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Champions Stadium.

The Shock completed the tournament with an 8-0 mark after edging the Delaware Fillies of Newark, Del., for the second time in two days, winning, 7-6 in eight innings.

The Ligonier Valley roster included pitcher Taylor Payne, a recent Bellwood-Antis High School graduate who is headed to Edinboro University, outfielder Sckylaur Kane and first baseman Morgan James, seniors at Altoona Area High School, and recent Chestnut Ridge High School graduate Bridgit Yothers.