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Mineral Area Thunders girl softball are state champs

BONNE TERRE, MO (KFVS) -

The Mineral Area Thunder girls fast pitch softball team are the Missouri State Champions in the Babe Ruth Softball Association.

They took first place in Monett last weekend were they competed against All Star Teams from around the state.

The team will compete at regionals against eight other stages in the region to get a shot at the World Series.

The team will hold several fundraisers to raise money.

The team will be at the Bonne Terre 4-way by Crossroads from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and at Bonne Terre Casey's from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 16 .

Sunday, July 17, the team will be at Liberty Fuel (BP) pumping gas, washing windows, selling 50-50 tickets, car wash and dunking booth.  Police officers, teachers and coaches from the area will donate time in the dunk booth beginning at noon.

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