The Great Northern Bruins of Potsdam completed a successful first season of fastpitch softball at the 14U level. Girls from Potsdam, Canton, Norwood and Moira ages 12 to 15 made up the team. The summer season consisted of thirteen games including two tournaments. The girls quickly became competitive placing third in the Lake Placid Invitational. The team also competed in the Can-Am Shootout held in the Watertown area, consisting of 47 teams from NY, PA and OH ages 10 to 19. The Bruins are, from left: Kirstie Bigwarfe, Kaitlin Burke, Sarah Darabon, Bethany Gilbert, Kelsey Green, Bailey Hurlbut, Erica Mason, Victoria Mondragon, Beth Pearson, Emily O’Connor and Lauren Smith.