Brunswick’s Sabrina Cooper throws to her partner during Brunswick High School’s softball practice. (Eric Maxim / The Times Record)

Emma Hawkes works on the ladder as Mt. Ararat softball coach Al Graffam, center, explains to a group of players during a recent practice at Mt. Ararat High School. (Eric Maxim / The Times Record)

Brunswick High School senior softball player Shea Sullivan throws during opening drills at a recent practice. (Eric Maxim / The Times Record)

Mt. Ararat’s Kaylee Bergeron catches a pass during Tuesday’s softball practice at Mt. Ararat High School.

Mt. Ararat’s Kassidie Doble uses a “crow-hop” as she throws a pass to her partner during a recent softball practice at the high school. (Eric Maxim / The Times Record)

Brunswick High School softball coach Hugh Dwyer talks to Riley McAllister about the grip on a softball when throwing during a recent practice this week at Brunswick High School. (Eric Maxim / The Times Record)