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2011 Women's Invitational ChampionshipsJul 27-31   North York, Ontario

National Championships: Québec and Ontario win Gold!
July 30, 2011

It was a battle between Québec and Ontario in both the Bantam Girls and the Senior Women’s Invitational gold medal games and each province came away with a win. At the Senior Women’s event Québec capped an undefeated tournament with a 7-3 victory over Ontario in the gold medal game, while in the Bantam Girls championships game it was Ontario beating previously unbeaten Québec by a score of 11-8.

Senior Women’s Invitational

Québec 7 Ontario 3 (Gold Medal)

Jessica Bérubé (Québec, QC) threw a complete game and struck out 9 Ontario batters as Québec took home the gold medal with a 7-3 win. After Ontario took a 2-0 lead in the top of the 1st, Québec responded with 3 runs in both the 1st and 2nd inning to take a 6-2 lead. Bérubé helped her own cause in the 2nd with a run scoring triple. Jennifer Gilroy (Mississauga, ON) capped a strong tournament at the plate for Ontario as she accounted for both Ontario runs in the 1st inning after she hit a double. Québec’s gold medal victory gave them a perfect 6-0 record in the tournament.

Alberta 13 BC 3 (Bronze Medal)

Alberta brought their bats to the bronze medal game as they smashed-out 17 hits and beat BC 13-3. Nicole Luchanksi (Edmonton, AB), Meagan Cornelssen (Grand Prairie, AB), Bradi Wall (Swift Current, SK) and Amanda Asay (Prince George, BC) each had 3 hits while Heidi Northcott (Edmonton, AB) earned the victory on the mound after pitching 4 strong innings.

Earlier in the day, Ontario 2 beat Nova Scotia 12-6 to claim 5th place.