VALLEY WARRIORS PLACE SECOND-The Valley Regional Warriors U-16 girls travel softball team earned a second place finish among seven teams over the weekend of June 10-11 in the first annual Warrior Warmup fast pitch tournament. The girls finished with a 4-2 record overall in their home tournament located at the Valley Regional Girls Softball Complex in Drums. The team is made up of girls, ages 13-16 from the Hazleton Area, Northwest Area, Tamara Area, Berwick Area and Crestwood School Districts. Columbia County Rampage placed first. Participating teams included U-16 Valley Regional Warriors, U-14 Valley Regional Warriors, NEPA/Abington Wildcats, Keystone Orange Crush, Lackawanna Lightning, Columbia County Rampage, NEPAAdrenaline, PALights Out Softball. U-16 Valley Regional Warriors, shown front from left: Emily Flaim, Lexie, and Cameron O’Neill, Crestwood. Back: Caitlyn Braskey, Aleigha Parnell, Courtney Cragle, Katie Thomas, Crestwood; Brooke Harvey, Nikki Cragle, Sarah Dent, and Madison Mizenko.