Senior Women’s Invitational
Québec 6 Alberta 1
Vanessa Riopel (Repentigny, QC) threw a 1-hitter as Québec defeated Alberta 6-1. Riopel gave up the 1 run in the 6th and struck out 5 batters along the way. Québec was led offensively by Maxandre Desharnais (Sherbrooke, QC) who had 2 hits, 2 RBI’s and scored 2 runs.
Ontario 9 Ontario (2) 2
Hannah Martensen (Ottawa, ON) threw a complete game and struck out 7 batters as Ontario beat Ontario 2 by a score of 9-2. Jennifer Gilroy (Mississauga, ON) continued to produce offensively as she had 3 hits and 3 RBI’s. Martensen also helped her own cause as she scored 2 runs and had 2 hits. Ontario had 14 hits in the game.
BC 12 Nova Scotia 7
BC scored 12 runs in the top of the 1st inning and held off pesky Nova Scotia for 12-7 win. Sydney Elrick (Surrey, BC) and Faythe Lou (Surrey, BC) paced the BC attack as Elrick had 2 hits, 3 runs and 3 RBI’s, while Lou went 3-for-5 with a run scored and 3 RBI’s. Natasha Burgess (Dartmouth, NS) and Laura Whelan (Whites Lake, NS) had 2 hits each and an RBI in a losing cause. Daniella Matteucci (Fruitvale, BC) was flawless on the mound as she threw 3 innings, walking none and striking out 6 batters to record the win.
Québec 8 Ontario 5
Ontario and Québec squared off and it was Québec who came away with an 8-5 victory. Québec was in front 8-0 thanks to a 5 run 3rd inning where Jenna Flannigan (Cornwall, ON) hit a bases clearing triple to score 3 runs. Ontario started scratching away at the lead but came up short in their quest. Kate Psota (Burlington, ON) paced Ontario offensively as she went 3-for 4 with 2 runs scored and an RBI. Cynthia Renaud (Gatineau, QC) was the winning pitcher for Québec.
Alberta 19 Nova Scotia 2
Alberta handily defeated Nova Scotia 19-2 which saw them score 12 times in the 4th to earn the mercy win. Seven Alberta players had multi-hit games including Taelor Fredrickson (Saskatoon, SK) who was 3-for-5 with 2 runs scored and 2 RBI’s. Paige Wakefield (St. Albert, AB) threw 4 innings to record the win.
BC 18 Ontario (2) 1
BC was too much for Ontario 2 as they easily won by a score of 18-1. Katelyn Bedwell (Surrey, BC) had a game to remember as she went 4-for-5 with and RBI and 4 runs scored. Paige McDonnell contributed 4 RBI’s while going 3-for-3.