KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth 8U Bears softball team defeated Summit, 14-8, to take the Cranford Fall League championship.

The newly formed team had only played in this past summer and fall season, finished with a 9-2 record.

Coach Suzanne Zawacki said, “They have come a long since the first practice in June, they are a super bunch of girls who worked hard and were truly dedicated.”

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“All of the girls hit well and made fielding plays that helped us toward and to win the championship They really deserved this championship based on their work ethics and love for the sport,” said Zawacki.

Coaches: Suzanne Zawacki , Sherry Lipke and Ann Marie Marshall

Players: Alexis Montoya , Amber Zawacki , Cailin Sinnott, Caylee Matthews, Courtney Matthews, Elia Titmas, Gia Pirozzi, Jamie Obuchowski , Liliana Coelho, Madalyn Polinger, Madison Lipke and Sanaa Hogan