Orange District Softball Association's under-14s side fought through adversity to hold their heads up high during the 2019 Under 14s State Championships over the the weekend.
Held at Georges River Kelso Park, Panania, the OSDA representative side was coached by Jim Gutherson and Darren Keed.
The side didn't pick up a win from its three matches in pool B, finishing with just 11 home runs and 55 against.
The side was coming up against Southern Districts, Penrith City and Newcastle in the pool, but the coaches were still enamoured with the boys' efforts.
"Darren and I are extremely proud of the ODSA under 14 boys team," Gutherson said.
"The team played through adversity, losing both top pitchers early in the first game, and also where playing in very tough conditions.
"The team had to adapt, filing in new positions but most importantly they never gave up.
"We might not have got the results we wanted, but we couldn't be prouder."
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