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Home Sports E.P. Yorke girls and San Pedro High boys

E.P. Yorke girls and San Pedro High boys

NSSSA Softball Champions 2017

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Mar. 22, 2017–Edward P. Yorke High School girls & San Pedro High School boys won the National Secondary Schools Sports Association (NSSSA) softball championships, which were held in Belize City at Rogers Stadium on Friday and Saturday, March 17-18.

On Friday, the 4 country-zone champions, in both female and male categories, clashed in the first-round knockout format. On Saturday, the losers played for third place, and then Friday’s winners clashed for the female (F) and male (M) championships.


Representing the 4 country zones were:

North Zone – (F) Belize Rural High; (M) San Pedro High. Central Zone – (F) E.P. Yorke High; (M) E.P. Yorke High. West Zone – (F) Belmopan Comprehensive; (M) Sacred Heart College. South Zone – (F) Independence High; (M) Independence High.
Friday games

(F) Bmp Comprehensive, 10-9, over Belize Rural High. Winning pitcher (WP) – Renisha Richards; losing pitcher (LP) – Keena Pott. (M) San Pedro High, 13-3, over Sacred Heart College by Mercy Rule in 3 innings. WP – Lester Gamez; LP – Kaver Smith. (F) E.P. Yorke High, 17-16, over Independence High. WP – Jasany Westby (relieved by Tahni Garbutt); LP – Shelby Linarez. (M) E.P. Yorke High, 17-7, over Independence High, by Mercy Rule in 3 innings. WP – Kristan Tillett; LP – Jeffton Apolonio.

Saturday games
(Female 3rd place game) Independence High, 12-4, over Belize Rural High. WP – Shelby Linarez; LP – Keena Pott.
(Male 3rd place game) Independence High, 10-9, over Sacred Heart College. WP – Vince Garbutt; LP – Kaver Smith.
(Female championship game) E.P. Yorke High, 8-6, over Belmopan Comprehensive. WP – Jasany Westby; LP – Renisha Richards.
(Male championship game) San Pedro High, 9-2, over E.P. Yorke High. WP – Christian Orellano; LP – Kristan Tillett.
Individual awards were:

Most Valuable Player – Charisse Quiros (E.P. Yorke)
Most Wins – Pitcher Jasany Westby (E.P. Yorke)
Most Strikeouts – Renisha Richards, 23, (Belmopan Comprehensive)
Best Batting Average – Charisse Quiros (E.P. Yorke)
Most Runs Batted In (RBIs) – Darcielee White (E.P. Yorke)


Most Valuable Player – Christian Orellano (San Pedro High)
Most Wins – 3-way tie among Lester Gamez (San Pedro High), Kristan Tillett (E.P. Yorke) & Christian Orellano (San Pedro High)
Most Strikeouts – Lester Gamez, 10, (San Pedro High)
Best Batting Average – Jonathan Louriano (E.P. Yorke)
Most Runs Batted In (RBIs) – Isaul Coba (San Pedro High)



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