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.
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.