HARTSHORNE — Hartshorne’s Midget Mafia softball players may only be 6 to 9 years old, but make no mistake about them: they can hit. In going 4-0 and winning the Hartshorne Summer League Coach Pitch Softball Championship on June 23, the Midget Mafia averaged better than 10 hits a game. Infielders Courtnee Sensibaugh and Haylee Anderson together accounted for 22 hits, reaching base all but once in 23 at-bats across the day.
“They’re both very consistent in their hitting,” Midget Mafia coach Debbie Vega said Saturday. And, “they’re some of my strongest defensive players.”
The Midget Mafia sent a strong message to the other four teams early on in the double-elimination tournament, beating the Blue Angels 20-1. They banged out 22 hits in that game alone, including a home run by outfielder JaShaya Fite.
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