Smitty’s Terminators claim gold at U19 ‘A’ Girls’ Championship held in Brandon

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Smitty’s Terminators Gold Medal Winners

The Smitty’s Terminators claimed gold at the Softball Maniutoba U19 ‘A’ Girls’ Championship at the Ashley Neufeld Softball Complex in Brandon on Sunday afternoon.

On a day that featured a five-hour rain and weather delay, Smitty’s completed a perfect 5-and-0 round-robin with a 10-2 victory over the Manitoba Thunder.

Sarah Fines completed a 14-pitch at-bat with a grand slam home run in the bottom of the fourth inning for Smitty’s while Iliana Dyck picked up the win on the mound for Smitty’s.   Megan Wong added three hits and three runs scored for Smitty’s.

Meanwhile, the Manitoba Thunder and Winnipeg Lightning had to play a tiebreaker to decide 2nd and 3rd-place after both teams finished the round-robin with 3-and-2 records.

The Thunder got three hits and three runs scored from lead-off hitter Cameryn Maykut in a 10-1 victory in the tiebreaker game.  Cierra Cyr picked up the win on the mound for the Thunder while Nicole Hammersly took the loss for the Lightning.  Kayla Barnabe drove in Winnipeg’s only run.

The Terminators, Thunder and Lightning will all represent Manitoba at the Softball Canada U19 Girls’ Championship in Surrey, British Columbia next month.

Final Results

 

Team Wins Losses
Smitty’s Terminators 5 0
Manitoba Thunder 3 2
Winnipeg Lightning 3 2
Central Energy 2 3
Westman Magic 1 4
Manitoba Angels 1 4

Sunday’s Games

Smitty’s 10 MB Thunder 2
MB Angels 5 Central 3
Wpg Lightning 3 Westman 1
*End of Round-Robin*

Tiebreaker #1 (To decide 2nd/3rd Place)
MB Thunder 10 Wpg Lightning 1

Tiebreaker #2 (To decided 5th-place and spot in Westerns)
Westman 5 MB Angels 3

Sunday’s Game Highlights

Game #13 – Smitty’s Terminators 10 Manitoba Thunder 2

Sarah Fines completed a 14-pitch at-bat with a grand slam home run in the bottom of the fourth inning for Smitty’s while Iliana Dyck picked up the win on the mound for Smitty’s.  Megan Wong added three hits and three runs scored for Smitty’s.

Game #14 – Manitoba Angels 5 Central Energy 3

The Angels picked up their first win of the Championship by scoring three runs on the top of the fourth inning to erase a 3-2 deficit.  Rikki Foster-Hunt had three hits and scored a pair of runs for the Angels while Kassidy Cunningham had a two-run home run for the Energy.

Game #15 – Winnipeg Lightning 3 Westman Magic 1

Gill Woodward had two hits and scored a run for the Lightning while also picking up the win for the Lightning while Arjana Eilers took the loss for the Magic.

Tiebreaker Game #1 (to decided 2nd/3rd Place) – Manitoba Thunder 10 Winnipeg Lightning 1

The Thunder got three hits and three runs scored from lead-off hitter Cameryn Maykut in a 10-1 victory in the tiebreaker game.  Cierra Cyr picked up the win on the mound for the Thunder while Nicole Hammersly took the loss for the Lightning.  Kayla Barnabe drove in Winnipeg’s only run.

Tiebreaker Game #2 (to decided 5th-place and a spot in Westerns) – Westman Magic 5 Manitoba Angels 3

Arjana Eilers and Kaitlyn Slator had two hits and scored two runs apiece to pace the Magic to the victory and earn Westman a spot in next month’s Western Canadian Championship in Unity, Saskatchewan.  Rebecca Stewart tossed a complete game for the Magic to pick up the pitching win.  Miranda Holod had a two-run home run in a losing cause for the Angels.