Truckee softball trio will host fund-raiser carwash | SierraSun.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Truckee softball trio will host fund-raiser carwash

Sierra Sun staff reports
Courtesy photoLeft to right: Kaley White, Alycia Smith and Julie Rohrback have played on the Rail City Smoke softball team during the Truckee High School offseason.
ALL |

Three Truckee varsity players competed in a year-round tournament with the 18 and Under Rail City Smoke out of Sparks, Nev.

Julie Rohrback, Kaley White and Alycia Smith were part of a squad that won the Nevada State title on the weekend of July 4, which qualified them to play in the Western World Series in Seattle last week.

The Smoke took fourth place out of 16 teams in their division, playing teams from all over the western United States. As a result, the Smoke qualified to play in the Super World Series in Peoria, Illinois, in August. The team will not make the trip to Illinois, but they are not done competing.

Rohrback, White, Smith and the rest of their Smoke teammates will try to raise money so they can attend other college-exposure tournaments this fall ” the main one in Orange County in November where 150-plus colleges are represented.

Rohrback and White will be seniors next year, so the tournaments are especially important to their softball future. In one Western World Series game, Rohrback was a homer shy of hitting for the cycle after her first three at-bats, but she was walked in her fourth at-bat. Rohrback was the 1st Team all-Northern 3A third baseman and 2nd Team All-3A third baseman.

White picked up a win on the mound in the tournament. White was the No. 1 Truckee varsity softball pitcher and team MVP in 2003, while Smith, a catcher, led Truckee in hitting her freshman year.

The girls and their Smoke teammates are having a car wash/barbecue fund-raiser on Saturday, Aug. 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in front of Truckee River Glass to raise money for these high school offseason tournaments.


Support Local Journalism

 

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond make the Sierra Sun's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User