U14 Magic successful at the Western Canadian Championship in Edmonton

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Back row left to right Mike Lang (Manager / Coach - Brandon) Jordyn Rolling ( Brandon) Jorga Pedersen ( Newdale) Danika Nell ( Boissevain) Bre Bradshaw ( Brandon) Kailyn Lang ( Brandon) Billie Baranyk (Brandon) Ryan McLaughlin (Coach - Neepawa) Front row left to right Emily Malchuk (Brandon) Trynity Turner (Neepawa) Danica Black (Brandon) Brennah Mclaughlin (Neepawa) Halle Kachur (Killarney) Paige Chudley (Neepawa)

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On Friday, Magic beat the Edmonton Hornets 1-0 after an intense game including 2 extra Innings. As they gained momentum the team moved on and then trounced Coquitlam, B.C., 9-0.

Following a 7-5 loss to the Calgary Kaizen’s on Saturday morning, the young ladies rebounded to beat South Delta, B.C. 4-2 then South East Hawks from Oxbow, Saskatchewan 9-0. Finishing the round robin play, Magic secured a win over Unity, Saskatchewan with a 10-1 victory on Sunday.  Westman Magic finished round robin play in second place, setting them up for semifinal game against Calgary. After a solid first inning, bringing in 5 runs then adding an additional 3 runs earned them an 8-3 win in the semifinal. That advanced them to Monday’s gold medal game.

Edmonton rallied early in the final game which resulted in a very successful Silver Medal for these young and talented Westman ladies!

The U14 Magic earned the right to represent Manitoba after a solid provincial run adding to a tournament gold in Saskatoon, a Silver in Fargo, N.D. as well as a third place finish in Regina earlier in the year.