North Bay Bantam Blaze girls selects win B championship

Monday, June 17, 2013   by: Chris Dawson

The North Bay Bantam girls select team travelled down to participate in a tournament in Fenelon Falls on Saturday, June 15th.

The North Bay squad started off the tournament against a tough Stittsville team which included two very strong pitchers and could not muster any offence losing 15-0.

The second and third games however saw the girls getting their bats going and ended up beating the Host team Kawartha Krush.

The 2-1 record moved the Blaze on to the B championship game versus Etobicoke who also moved on thanks to their win over Vaughan.

The championship game was a back and forth affair all game and was tied 8-8 heading into the final inning.

The Blaze allowed 3 runs in the final inning but showed resiliency to come from behind and win 13-11 to claim the Bronze medal and B division championship.

Team members include: Allie Armstrong, Annik Barry, Kyrsten Beaudoin, Kaylee Beaudoin, Grace Williams, Payton Sparling, Kyrsten Palfrey, Kerry Smith, Nia Morris, Hailee North, Taylor Hughes and Kayla Hawkins.

Coaching staff include: Rich Beaudoin, Andy Palfrey, Floyd Hughes and Greg Smith along with assistance from Brian Barry.

Thanks to Blaze sponsor Griffith Brothers Service Centre from South River and to Monica Palfrey for keeping score all day.

The teams next tournament will be at the Erindale association in Mississauga on July 13th.

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