Eliahna A. Torres, a softball player with a dream of making the all-star team, dies at 10
Eliahna A. Torres
Eliahna wore the number four on the softball field. She loved the sport and was in contention for a spot on the city all-star team. She was looking forward to her last Little League game of the season after school on Tuesday.
Two Little League teams in the area played a game in honor of her memory this week, according to TV station KIII.
“Today was her last softball game. She made all-stars,” coach Lisa Monjaras told the Little League players that day. “She’s not going to make her game tonight, so guess what? We are going to play for her.”
-- from the Texas Tribune
“What if I make it? I’m going to be so nervous,” Eliahana said, according to her aunt’s recollection. Her last game was scheduled for that same day.
Eliahna never got a chance to play that last game.
“She was an amazing young girl with so much potential,” a family member told The New York Times. “She was a leader and loved by all her family.”
Read Eliahna's full obituary at rekfunerals.com
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