Orbits have win of the round
The West Pilbara Softball Organisation saw some landslide victories during round 7 of the season over the weekend.
The Orbits defeated Sinners 1 by 27 runs.
Orbits’ Nadia Smyth played a great game, taking three catches and batting 1000 with two grand slams — bringing in 10 RBIs for the game.
With most hits going to the outfield Sinners 1’s Narelle Walton, Claire Moran and Kylie Atkinson played well, although Orbits managed to find the gaps.
Jess Creighton and Alison Wigmore made some good plays in the infield to keep the fielding tight.
Fifi Sesar, in her first game of softball, batted 1000 with four outfield hits.
Sinners 2 were also defeated by the Dampier Falcons, 23-3.
Junior Falcon Shae Hawkes had a great three-bag hit as well as fielding well at short stop and taking a couple of catches. Maddi Sopp also took two catches at third base for the Falcons and Christine Ryder pitched the game well for Dampier.
Sinners 2’s Rhiannon Wingate had a spectacular game at short stop, taking three catches and managing a two-bag outfield hit.
The Geckos and Storm had a closer game, but in the end Storm defeated Geckos 12-3.
Teisha Robb and Nathalie Manado took two catches each for Geckos and Tracey Reynolds batted 1000 for the game.
Storm’s Georgina Bushby batted 1000 with one home run and Piri Dargaville did a great job in the pitcher’s circle again, with five strike-outs.
Orbits’ Nadia Smyth batting, with Becky Macneall of Sinners 1 catching.