Posted: 9:56 am Friday, July 11th, 2014

Softball: Park Vista grad Alexandra Ortiz named to junior college national team 

By Jodie Wagner

Park Vista graduate Alexandra Ortiz was one of 16 junior college softball players selected to the National Junior College Athletic Association softball national team.

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The squad will compete in the 20th Canadian Open Fastpitch International Competition July 15-21 in Surrey, British Columbia.

Players selected to the team are all graduating sophomores who maintained at least a 2.5 grade-point average.

Ortiz, an All-Area infielder for the Cobras who graduated in 2012, has attended Indian River State College in Fort Pierce for the past two years.

A third baseman and shortstop for the Pioneers, she hit .404 with three homers as a freshman and .281 with 10 homers as a sophomore

She will attend Middle Tennessee State University this fall on a softball scholarship.

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