Bring­ing home the gold

Bur­geo girls’ soft­ball team provin­cial champs

The Gulf News (Port aux Basques) - - Sports - BY NORM STRICK­LAND SPE­CIAL TO TC ME­DIA

The week­end of Oct. 22 saw the Bur­geo Storm girls play in the Girls Slo-pitch Provin­cial Soft­ball tour­na­ment.

The first game Bur­geo played the French shore and won 13–9. The sec­ond game Bur­geo played Fogo Is­land with Bur­geo win­ning 8-1.

The third game Bur­geo played Bishop White and mercy ruled with Bur­geo win­ning 14–0.

Bur­geo had to play the home team Fer­ry­land in the crossovers with Bur­geo win­ning in ex­tra in­nings (bot­tom of the 10th) with a score of 6–5.

The cham­pi­onship game Bur­geo played Twill­ingate, de­feat­ing them with a score 12–3 and brought home the provin­cial gold.

Con­grat­u­la­tions to the storm girls for an­other gold medal win and thanks to all the teams that played mak­ing this tour­na­ment a week­end of hard work and fun.


The Bur­geo Storm girls soft­ball team (front, from left) Macken­zie Macdon­ald, Julie Pink, Abby Court­ney, Shelby Mercer; (back) coach Al­li­son Ereaut, Ni­cole Skin­ner, Jes­sica War­ren, Melissa Comp­ton, Am­ber Strick­land, Ken­dra Ereaut, Brooke Strick­land, Sher­ry­lyn Si­b­ley, Jenna Green and coach Dana Green.

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