A Dunn team is preparing for a trip to the N.C. Dixie Softball State Tournament.
A local girls team is preparing for a trip to the North Carolina Dixie Softball State Tournament.
The Dunn Dixie Darlings All-Stars finished top three among 8-and-under teams during a district competition hosted by Pembroke Recreation Complex, June 17 to 19.
Dunn topped host squad Pembroke, 15-6, then fell to Lumberton twice with scores of 4-3 and 9-7.
Members of the team include Savannah Budeshefsky, Maylen Byrd, Isabella Citro, Kennedy Dickinson, Delaney Keipper, Ariana Lee, Avery Matthis, Ansley Pope, Brooklynn Pope, Victoria Ramos, Ellie Shwaikeh and Ava Winters.
Jason Dickinson's coaching staff consists of David Horne, Nick Pope and Meredith Keipper.
The state tournament is set for July 8 to 12 at Moore County Sports Complex in Carthage.