Placentia 'mite'-y in softball tourney

Nicholas Mercer
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The Placentia mite softball team went undefeated at the under-10 Ballistics Funtastic Softball Tournament held at the Carbonear Recreation Complex July 4-6.

 

The Placentia mite softball team went undefeated at the under-10 Ballistics Funtastic Softball Tournament held at the Carbonear Recreation Complex July 4-6. Placentia registeredwins over Souther Shore 1 (13-8), Clarenville (11-1), Southern Shore 2 (15-3) and Kelly's Park (11-3). Members of the team are: front (l-r) — Matthew Webber, Colby Pitcher, Lawrence Walsh, Cole Flynn, Brayden Pearson, Jagger Maher and Jacob Ryan; middle — Rylan Okeefe, Allan Linehan, Blake O'Keefe, Luke Wadman, Brady Judge, Sara Hickey and Ty Picco; back — coaches Desi Linehan, Danny O'Keefe and Peter Wadman.

Placentia registering wins over Souther Shore 1 (13-8), Clarenville (11-1), Southern Shore 2 (15-3) and Kelly's Park (11-3).

With the perfect 4-0 record, the team was awarded medals for their accomplishments.

Members of the team are Matthew Webber, Colby Pitcher, Lawrence Walsh, Cole Flynn, Brayden Pearson, Jagger Maher, Jacob Ryan, Rylan Okeefe, Allan Linehan, Blake O'Keefe, Luke Wadman, Brady Judge, Sara Hickey and Ty Picco.

The coaching staff is Desi Linehan, Danny O'Keefe and Peter Wadman.

Local teams

 

Placentia was not the only team from the Trinity-Conception-Placentia region to participate in the tournament.

Host community Carbonear had two entries, while teams also came from Bay Roberts and Butlerville. Each team played four games against teams from Conception Bay South, Conception Bay Central, Southern Shore, Shea Heights, Clarenville and Kelly's Park.

Carbonear 1 ended the tournament with a record of two wins and two losses. The team captured wins over Bay Roberts (9-7) and CBS (9-5), while losses came against CBC 1 (10-4) and Kelly's Park 1 (7-2).

Carbonear 2 also went undefeated in the tournament posting four wins. Wins came over Bay Roberts (12-9), CBC 2 (15-6), Southern Shore 2 (10-1) and Southern Shore 1 (10-3).

Meanwhile, Butlerville registered a record of one win and three losses. The lone victory came over Kelly's Park 1 (9-4), while losses came against CBC 1 (15-5), Clarenville 2 (10-0) and CBC 2 (14-12).

Bay Roberts went winless at the event, but improved as the tournament progressed. They suffered defeats at the hands of Southern Shore 2 (14-5), CBS (10-3), Carbonear 2 (12-9) and Carbonear 1 (9-7).

nmercer@cbncompass.ca 

 

 

Organizations: Southern Shore 2

Geographic location: Placentia, Clarenville, Bay Roberts Butlerville

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