ANDALUSIA, Ala. -- The Othello 12U Stars won twice to lift their record to 3-0 at the Babe Ruth Softball World Series in Andalusia, Ala.
Cayleen Garza had a big hit for Othello in the team's 3-0 victory over Mineral Area, Mo., and the Stars maintained forward momentum with a 5-1 win over Alexander City, Ala.
Othello coach Gilbert Franco credited pitchers Kristen Quigley and Diamond Franco in the twin wins.
"Our pitching really stepped up today," he said.
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The Stars, who opened tournament play with a 9-6 coshing of Franklin, La., continue pool play 6:30 a.m. today against Fern Creek, Ky.