Photo: West Side Bullets

The Newman-based Easton/West Side Bullets 10-and-under team took second in the 16-team A bracket of the NJSA NorCal state softball championships recently in Manteca. The team won three consecutive games before coming up short in the title matchup. Team members include, front from left, Elizabeth Zavala, Mariah Martinez and Valerie Espinoza. Kneeling, from left, are Olivia Dallimore, Sophia Vanatta, Dani Yepez and Haylie Pledger. Standing, from left, are Hailey Starr, Aaliyah Brown, Emma Velasco, Janelle Alvarez and Lizzy Figueroa. In back, from left, are head coach William Martinez and assistants Victor Figueroa, Miguel Espinoza and Felipe Zavala.