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Local softball players helped the 16u Beverly Bandits (pictured) win the national championship July 27. Photo Submitted
Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter
5:00 am CDT August 8, 2019

The South and Southwest suburbs have always been a hotbed for softball talent.

That talent recently helped the Beverly Bandits 16U team to win another National Championship.

Five local players were among the 14 on the Bandits team, which the Texas Bombers-Jones team 5-4 on Saturday, July 27, at Bill Barber Park in Irvine, CA. to capture the Premier Girls Fastpitch (PGF) 16U Premier National Championship.