Softball games saw some smashing hits

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A gradeShields 14 defEagles 1
Nanjing Night Net

THEShields girls have come out firing this season.

They held theEagles team to justone run, leaving the sidewith fourscoreless digs.

Melissa Balek ofShields finished the Eagles’ last bat with a double play.

Six out of nineTiger playershad a catch in the field and the girls were able to back it up with a strong bat.

The main event was Amesha Meyer’scracking grand slam in the third.

Best at bat:Shields’ Amesha Meyers 2 from 3.

The Eagles best at bat:Stephanie Perry 1 from 2.

Squaws 17 defRebels 0

There was top pitching by Squaws’ Alana Jantke, having fourstrike outs.

Atight field kept the Rebels scoreless.

The Squaws side wasable to back up itsfield with strong batting.

Multiple highs includeda home run from Alana Jantke, along with a twobagger.

Ella Blewit, Chrissy Clarke and Livinia Kerley all hadtwobase hits as well.

Best at bat:Squaws’ Ella Blewit and Belinda Reynolds both 3 from 4.

The Rebels’ best at bat: Shannen Hearne 1 from 2.

BgradeEagles 6 drew with Shields 6

This game was high paced with quick digs.

There was a total of sixinnings and multiple digs where no runs were scored.

PREPARED: Eagles’ Alkira Saunders about to take a swing during the Eagles vs Tigers A grade match on Saturday.

Eagles’ Suzanne Scanlon had a massive ninestrike outs.

Shaylee Saunders had twodouble base hits.

Shields’ Kaidy Morgan smashed a home run in the second.

She also did well to havetwocatches.

Rookie Amesha Meyers had three at short stop.

A quick thinking double play was achieved by the Eagles’ Saunders sisters in the second.

Best at bat:Eagles’ Shaylee Saunders 2 from 3.Shields, Amesha Meyers and Kaidy Morgan both 2 from 4.

Squaws 21 defRebels 2

The Squaws girls had another smashing day with their bats.

Rebels were unable to respond on the day.

The red and whites had safe hits all round.

This was highlighted by a homer from both Shyane McDonald and Lexi Williams.

Along with a twoand threebagger fromTanya Williams.

Rebels scored itsruns in the first by Hannah Pycroft and Daniell Garner crossing the plate.

Best at bat:Squaws’ Lexi Williams 3 from 5.

Rebels’ Daniell Garner 2 from 3.

Under 16s will return to the field this weekend after a bye on Saturday.

Junior games are at 11.45am, as usual.

Amesha Meyers

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