ZIONSVILLE — The Floyds Knobs Community Club 10U and 12U teams secured Little League softball state championships Sunday with dominant performances.
The 10U squad topped the Zionsville All-Stars 12-0 as Kendall Christie capped a perfect game with a finishing strikeout. Christie also got the scoring started for Floyds Knobs with an RBI-single in the first.
Sophia Douce, Triniti Kaufman, Adeline Shultz and Paige Middleton also had RBIs in the game.
Floyds Knobs allowed a total of nine runs in nine tournament games.
"This group of talented girls are dedicated," coach Kelly Shultz said. "They train and put in the work all year round and they executed it this tournament."
In the 12U tournament, also at Zionsville Little League, Floyds Knobs won 9-0 vs. Don Ayres of Fort Wayne in Sunday’s title tilt. Coach J.R. Drummond’s team will advance to the Central Region tournament looking to claim a berth to the World Series.
Elliot Nance threw a no-hitter in the championship game.
"Emmy Miller and Nance provided great pitching in all the tournament games,' Drummond said. "Alyssa Murphy and Peyton Drummond provided consistent offensive pressure throughout the tournament."
Elise Coleman and Libby Banet also came up with big hits throughout the tournament, Drummond said, with Coleman providing the first big hit in Sunday's game.
The 12U squad defeated host Zionsville by a score of 11-5 on Saturday after edging Broad Ripple by a slim 1-0 margin.
The 10U squad won its semifinal matchup 14-0 against Demotte on Saturday, with Christie throwing a four-inning no-hitter. The Floyds Knobs offense collected 15 hits. Middleton and Shultz had three each, including a double and triple for Middleton and a double for Shultz.
Douce had two hits, including a double, while Kara Walter also doubled for Floyds Knobs.