World Series contenders, the Bridge City Junior League All-Star softball team, were recognized at mid-field during halftime of the Cardinal’s home opener Friday against Kelly. The team placed third in the world and represented their hometown with spirit and pride.

Standing left to right: Brooke Derouen, Haley Mills, Kellyn Cormier, Skylar Kahla, Kaleigh Carter, High School Principal Richard Briggs, Harleigh Myers, BCISD Superintendent Mike King, Kasey Frederick, School Board Member Mark Angerson, Team Manager Julie Kahla, Coach Hilton Bacon, Bailee Bacon, Katelyn Dickerson, Sabryn Crain, Faith Kaufman, Ashlyn Mitchell, and Hannah Faulk.