Personal Narrative Essay: Never Giving USftball

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Title: Never Giving Up Softball

Have you ever played a sport and you felt like your team would never win a game? Well that is what the whole 8th grade varsity felt like by the end of the softball season. I first started playing softball because my dad played in our church league. One game he shattered his knee so he couldn’t play any more. When I watched the games, I thought it would be fun to try. So when I was six years old my dad signed me up for SVGSA (Spokane Valley Girls Softball Association). My first year I fell in love with it and have been doing it for seven years. When you are in 8th grade, they offer softball for the school. I decided to sign up. Our first game of our softball season was against Freeman Middle School fall of
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This time against Westwood. The weather on this game however was not in our favor. A great wind was rolling in and the sky looked as if it was about to rain. Unlike Freeman, the grass didn't shine and the dirt had many bumps and rocks in the way. As we were on the road to the school, the whole team hoped we will win, I really wanted to win. We hadn’t played them yet so it was a surprise on how they played. Everyone showed up with smiles on their faces. We played our hardest this game and got three outs about half the time without letting them get any points in each inning. One girl on my team actually hit a homerun at this game. This was a big highlight to the game because it raised most of the player's spirits. Almost every inning, we got the max point we could. We were ahead by the last inning and they were down seven points. Unfortunately when the fifth inning hit, they could get as many points as they could. Westwood came back, but we fought back hard. At the end of the game we tied. That was the closest we ever got to …show more content…
It was the second week in October and we were ready to play Centennial. Before the game started, we knew we were going to win. This team was not the best and we would have won our other game against them if we made smart plays. So we already knew how they played and that they didn’t have good pitchers. For the this game, the weather was perfect. No rain or clouds in the sky. Only the sun shone, casting shadows on the field. They were up first, three up, three down. Then my team got up and we got the max five points. By the middle of the game the other team had only made four points and we had about 15. The last inning, we started to fall apart, but we never gave up. No matter what happened we were going to have fun because it was our last time with the amazing coach we had and the last time we would see each other till high school. I think think that this is what helped us win the game because if you don't have a good attitude, things never turn out as you hope they would. But we played our hardest to the end and won that game. As soon as we won everyone on my team, even our coach, came together for a big group hug. We shook the other team's hands for good sportsmanship, then had a little huddle to say our final

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