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Nyssa’s Trujillo selected to prestigious national youth softball squad

Nyssa infielder Syriah Trujillo prepares to make a play during a game against league opponent Irrigon last season. Trujillo will be traveling across Italy this summer as part of an American youth softball team. (The Enterprise/File)

NYSSA – Just weeks after finishing her junior year at Nyssa High School, Syriah Trujillo is preparing for a softball-filled summer with an all-star American team.

This July, the 17-year-old Nyssa infielder will be stepping into the circle in Italy, representing her country as a member of the U.S. team in a sports and education opportunity called American International Sports Teams.

Trujillo, who was recently named a first-team infielder on the Eastern Oregon League for the second year in a row, will join an elite group of softball players 19 and under from across the . . .