WICHITA — The Newton Panthers 10U softball team placed second in the Silver bracket at the ASA Class C state tournament, which was Friday through Sunday at the Two Rivers Youth Complex in Wichita.

In pool play, the Panthers fell to the Beloit Blaze 10-1 and the Rebels 10-2.

In bracket play, the Panthers fell to Renegades Silver 7-1. In consolation play, the Panthers beat Full Throttle 12-2, McPherson Lady Express 6-5, Renegades Silver 5-2 and the Clay Center Bs 5-2. In the championship game, the Panthers fell to the Mustangs Maroon 3-1.