Alexis Ortiz pitched a perfect game, no hits, no walks, during the WFC Showdown softball tournament in North Charleston on June 23. Her team, the Carolina Badkatz, beat Carolina Fire 9-0, and took second place overall. She went 4-1 with 25 strike outs, and also had a .500 batting average for the tournament. Alexis, 11, has been playing softball since she was 5, and she said it’s her favorite thing to do.
Above: Hilton Head Island quarterback Jaylen Sneed gets overpowered by Beaufort’s Alvin