FOR THE DAILY SOUTHERNER
Toxic fast-pitch softball team captured its second consecutive state championship in Kinston recently. Last year, Toxic won the 12-under USSSA and IFA championships. Mackenzie Johnson and Helena Babb, of Tarboro, play for Toxic. Johnson, the primary catcher who also plays shortstop and third base, hit .500 during the tournament. Babb who is one of the primary pitchers netted a 1.80 ERA in the tournament. She also played first base and left field.