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Force softball to play in nationals Monday

The Washington Force Black will open pool play at 7 a.m. PDT on Monday against the Lady Lightning Gold of Lexington, N.C., in the USA/ASA Girls Class A 16U National Championship in Montgomery, Ala.

If the Force wins Game 1, it will play at 2 p.m. Tuesday. If the Force loses to the Lightning, its next game will be at 7 a.m. Tuesday.

The Warrington (Pa.) Blue Thunder and D-Bat Tulsa Shootout of Oklahoma also are in the pool.

Double-elimination play begins Wednesday.