Sports — 28 June 2017
Rural Softball completes 1st round; All Star Game this Sunday

BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 26, 2017–The Belize Rural Female Softball Tournament 2017 competed the first round of its double round-robin regular season yesterday with 3 games played in Flowers Bank.

There are seven (7) teams participating in the tournament, namely: Lords Bank Sunrise (Lords Bank); Unity (Double Head); Orchid Girls (Burrell Boom); Easy Does It (Flowers Bank); Power Outage (Crooked Tree); Beverly Hills Flames (Lords Bank); and Arrows United (Bermudian Landing).

In game 1 yesterday, United defeated Power Outage, 15-5, behind winning pitcher (WP) Herlette Clarke; while the losing pitcher (LP) was Yvette Flowers. Game 2 saw Lords Bank Sunrise shutting out Beverly Hills Flames, 10-0. WP – Karen Hilton; LP – Alberta Bailey. And in game 3, it was Orchid Girls, 14-7, over Easy Does It. WP – Valorie Vernon; LP – Margaret Hendy.

At the end of the first round, Orchid Girls leads with a 5-1 record (5 wins, 1 loss). Tied for second place are Unity and Easy Does It, each at 4-2; in third place are Lords Bank Sunrise and Power Outage at 3-3; and tied for fourth are Arrows United and Beverly Hills Flames at 1-5.

Now at the half-way mark, the competition takes a break this coming Sunday for the All Star Game which will be hosted at Lords Bank.

Sunday, July 2, Lords Bank
11:00 a.m. – All Star Game

The tournament resumes next week in Crooked Tree, where Power Outage will be hosting.

Sunday, July 9, Crooked Tree
11:00 a.m. – Lords Bank Sunrise vs Arrows United
1:00 p.m. – Beverly Hills Flames vs Unity
3:00 p.m. – Power Outage vs Orchid Girls

(Easy Does It will be resting on July 9.)


(Information courtesy Ms. Barbara Cadle, Bze. Dist. Sports Coordinator, NSC)

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