Cloet and Express win U19 eliminations
Waterford’s Aiden Cloet is a provincial champ again.
Cloet, took to the fastball field with the Napanee Express this season, and helped that team capture the Ontario Amateur Softball Association U19 elimination title.
In the final, the Express beat Tavistock 8-1.
On Sunday, to get to the Express, Tavistock had to get through a pair of local teams, beating the Rostock/Simcoe Braves 7-0, and the Haldimand Heat 7-0. The Heat earned a date with Tavistock earlier Sunday thanks to a thrilling 12-8 win over New Hamburg in eight innings.
The Express kicked off the tournament Friday with a 7-0 win over Chatsworth. Saturday they continued to roll, beating Port Perry 12-1, New Hamburg 16-5, and Innerkip 10-0 to get an automatic spot in Sunday’s final.
The Heat opened their tournament with a tough 7-6 loss to New Hamburg, but rebounded back in a big way Saturday, beating Springbrook 10-0 and Shallow Lake 9-7, to earn a spot in championship Sunday.
The Braves opened its eliminations with a thrilling 3-2 eight-inning win over Springbrook, before dropping a 10-7 decision to New Hamburg Saturday. The Braves bounced back, beating Brussels 11-5 and Dutton 16-3.
Norwich gets to U12 semis
Norwich battled hard at the OASA U12 A championships, getting to the semifinal, before losing 23-17 to Tara.
Earlier Sunday, Norwich got knocked into the semifinal thanks to a 14-4 loss to Elmira in the undefeated game early Sunday.
Norwich started the tournament with a big 15-2 win over Napanee BB, before beating Napanee DK 13-4, earning them a berth into Sunday’s undefeated game.
U19 Revolution take 2 in Windsor
The D1 Revolution U19 squid took the trip to Windsor this weekend and went to business winning two of three games. During the three games, the Revolution offensive ways continued, pounding out 26 hits, including three out-of-the park homeruns by Jenna McLean, Kyra Joseph and Mallory Collins.
Taking on the Windsor Wildcats, the Revolution mustered up a 8-7 victory. Next up was the Ajax Chaos and a 6-3 defeat. Against Windsor UTM, the Revolution bats exploded for 14 hits en route to a 13-4 victory.