By Ray Connor
Helen Hayes the recent Kern Valley graduate and soon to be college student continues to perform well on the softball diamond.
Over an eight day span, Hayes and her teammates competed with 89 other teams in Huntington Beach.
Playing for the Central Cal Dirt Dogs in the Platinum Division of 18U, they were able to secure a third place finish.
The fifty states and Canada were represented at the National Championship of the Premier Girls Fastpitch (PGF).
This is one of the most prestigious softball tournaments in the United States.
This year was the 10th anniversary of the PGF.