The 10-and-under girls all-star softball team from Monett is bound for additional season action in the regional Babe Ruth Tournament.
Monett's team placed third at the state tournament, held July 9 to July 11 in Cape Girardeau. The finish was good enough to advance Monett's girls to the regional tourney, beginning July 22 in Sikeston. Competing teams will come from Missouri, Colorado and Kansas.
Players on the team are: Aleah Palmer, Ashley Bryand, Cassidy Abramovitz, Destiny Freeman, Emma Hammond, Josie Allcock, Katie Kurima, Kelli McCallister, Kristen Abramovitz, Myra Dierker, Sarah Childress and Sydney Sebastian.
Coaches for the Monett team are Barbara Abramovitz, Dave Kurima and Travis Allcock.