Newberry Section 3 Minor Softball champs

Newberry won the Section 3 Minor Softball championship Thursday night in Wyalusing, 7-2 over Minersville.

Newberry, which calls itself “SouthBerry” since it includes players from South Williamsport, qualified for the state tournament July 23-29. It will be hosted by Caln LL in Thorndale, which is located about 20 miles west of Philadelphia.

Alexis Schuler earned the win with 11 strikeouts. She also had 3 hits. Kirsten Smith had a double and 4 RBI. Olivia Fessler tripled and singled.

Newberry’s first game in states will be at 1 on July 24 vs. the Section 4 champion.