Soft­ball suc­cess

Sec­ond an­nual soft­ball tour­na­ment a great way to cel­e­brate Canada Day

The Gulf News (Port aux Basques) - - Front Page - BY ROSALYN ROY Rosalyn.roy@gulfnews.ca Twit­ter: @tyger­lylly

New teams take part in sec­ond an­nual tour­na­ment, but Port aux Basques holds onto its cham­pi­onship ti­tle.

It was the home team that came out on top at this sum­mer’s sec­ond an­nual soft­ball tour­na­ment, held on the Canada Day week­end.

Port aux Basques de­feated Tri­ton by a score of 9-4 to re­claim the ti­tle.

St. An­thony de­feated McKays to take home third place, but the lat­ter team was cho­sen as most sports­man­like.

This was the first year for some of the teams par­tic­i­pat­ing in the tour­na­ment.

Re­turn­ing teams St. An­thony and Isle aux Morts faced new chal­lengers in first time par­tic­i­pants from McKays, Bur­geo and Tri­ton.

ALL PHO­TOS SUB­MIT­TED

Port aux Basques re­claimed their cham­pi­onship ban­ner for the sec­ond straight year. Pic­tured are, front, from left, Wil­liam Street, James Bond; back, Jor­dan Pike, coach Eric Davis, Mor­gan Col­bourne, Nick Thorne, Cody Drover, Luke Pen­ney, Colby Street, Lu­cas Lea­mon, Ni­cholas Davis, Noah LeFrense, Alexan­der Carter, Coach Sheldon Street

McKays was the team cho­sen for Best Sports­man­ship. Pic­tured are, front, Darcee Gair, Jay­den Har­ris, Dawn Quilty; back, coach Sherry Barnes, Sarah Cramm, Bray­den McLean, Drew Quilty, Daniel Tapp, David McKay, Jonathon Le­moine, Tyson Chaf­fey, Mar­shall Butt and coach Tara Lee Barry.

St. An­thony came in third in the soft­ball tour­na­ment. Pic­tured are, front, from left, Jonathan Ket­tle, Neil Rose, Ai­dan Keep­ing, Ja­cob Pen­ney; back, Ben Gib­bons, Nikki Rose, Lu­cas Wiseman, Mitchell Col­bourne, Lorne Richards, Re­becca Wiseman, Matt Tay­lor, Will Gib­bons, Kyle Dredge, Kathy Cull and Tris­tan Col­bourne.

In their first year at the soft­ball tour­na­ment, Tri­ton claimed sec­ond place. Pic­tured are ,front, from left, Devin Roberts, Jesse Ride­out, Ty Win­sor, Luke Roberts; back, coach Roger Roberts, Noah Hen­stridge, Hunter Health, Makenna Tay­lor, Hai­ley Elliott, Ri­ley Vin­cent and coach Ivan Su­ley.

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