The Baxter Vipers 12-U girls' slow-pitch softball team finished second in the state tournament July 24-25 in Brainerd.
Baxter defeated Champlin/Dayton (I) 32-0 and River Valley (I) 14-7. Baxter then lost to River Valley (II) 4-3 before defeating Champlin/Dayton (I) 13-6.
Carlie Kramer pitched all four games for the Vipers.
Hitting home runs in the tournament for the Vipers were Katelyn Grater, Morgan Anderson, and Sara Parsons.
Leading hitters in the tournament were Carlie Kramer .562, Sara Parsons .500, Morgan Anderson .500, Amy Kientzle .454, Emily Holland .444, Paige Sieckert .412.
The team is sponsored by Triangle Stores and Kurilla Realty.
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