The 12U Port Angeles Xplosion team took first place in the gold division of the USSSA May Celebration 13-team tournament held in Chehalis this weekend. The Xplosion went 5-0 in the tournament, beating Bonney Lake 12-1 in the championship game. The Xplosion’s Madisyn Wright hit two inside-the-park home runs in the championship game. From left, top row, are coach Brad Holloway, coach Richard Wright, Mattison Messenger, Pepper McCaslin, Allison Leitz, Alaine Jennings, Riley Nichols, coach Brittney Rowland and coach Jenessa Balch From left, front, are Chloe Holloway, Ayla Balch, Kylin Weitz, Madisyn Wright, Valerie Charles, Teyah Elofson-Cross and Kaylee Konopaski. (Courtesy of 12U Explosion)

The 12U Port Angeles Xplosion team took first place in the gold division of the USSSA May Celebration 13-team tournament held in Chehalis this weekend. The Xplosion went 5-0 in the tournament, beating Bonney Lake 12-1 in the championship game. The Xplosion’s Madisyn Wright hit two inside-the-park home runs in the championship game. From left, top row, are coach Brad Holloway, coach Richard Wright, Mattison Messenger, Pepper McCaslin, Allison Leitz, Alaine Jennings, Riley Nichols, coach Brittney Rowland and coach Jenessa Balch From left, front, are Chloe Holloway, Ayla Balch, Kylin Weitz, Madisyn Wright, Valerie Charles, Teyah Elofson-Cross and Kaylee Konopaski. (Courtesy of 12U Explosion)

12U SOFTBALL: Xplosion explodes on the scene at Chehalis tournament

The 12U Port Angeles Xplosion team took first place in the gold division of the USSSA May Celebration 13-team tournament held in Chehalis this weekend. The Xplosion went 5-0 in the tournament, beating Bonney Lake 12-1 in the championship game. The Xplosion’s Madisyn Wright hit two inside-the-park home runs in the championship game.From left, top row, are coach Brad Holloway, coach Richard Wright, Mattison Messenger, Pepper McCaslin, Allison Leitz, Alaine Jennings, Riley Nichols, coach Brittney Rowland and coach Jenessa Balch From left, front, are Chloe Holloway, Ayla Balch, Kylin Weitz, Madisyn Wright, Valerie Charles, Teyah Elofson-Cross and Kaylee Konopaski.

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