Sports

Thunder win provincial championship

The provincial champion Ridge Meadows Thunder U-16 C team. - Contributed
The provincial champion Ridge Meadows Thunder U-16 C team.
— image credit: Contributed

The Ridge Meadows Thunder under-16 girls softball team won the bantam C provincial gold medal over the weekend in Port Alberni.

The team went undefeated through the round-robin stage of the tournament defeating the Chilliwack Stealers 10-2, the Alberni Valley Blazers 3-0, the Parksville Rage 13-1 and the Cloverdale Kaos 9-0.

The Thunder got the number one seed as the top eight out of 16 teams moved on to the double knockout playoff round.

In Game one of the playoffs they defeated the Campbell River Crushers 9-1.

In game two, they beat Kamloops S.W.A.T. 8-2 to move onto the semi-final game and a rematch with the Stealers from Chilliwack.

They defeated Chilliwack 9-1 and moved on to the final and another rematch with the host Alberni Valley Blazers.

The Thunder scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning on their way to a 7-0 victory.

They outscored their opponents 68-7 over their eight games and really dominated the whole tournament.

Team members include: Kayla Farahbakhchian, Jessica Foulds, Kale’a Gjaltema, Samantha Hall, Kylie Herman, Amy Hill, Emily Nobiss, Sam Oakes, Jamie Robinson, Chelsey Turner, Cydney Turner, Breanna Whitney and Codie Wright.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Three-way tie atop Haney Masters’ league
 
Not the type to slow down
 
Bear poached in Pitt Meadows
UPDATE: Teen fighting for his life after car nearly sheared in half in Surrey crash
 
Slade-Kerr seeks school trustee spot
 
Grizzlies beat Prince George for final four berth
Numbers continuing to add up for Sockeyes
 
Richmond Olympic Oval hosts world badminton championship
 
Leonhardt wins first pro golf event at Pagoda Ridge

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event




Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 1 edition online now. Browse the archives.