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2010 Bantam Girls ChampionshipsDec 31-31   Richmond, British Columbia

National Championships: August 28th Wrap
August 30, 2010

Down by six runs in the 5th inning, Nova Scotia came all the way back to defeat Saskatchewan at the Bantam Girls championship in Richmond, BC. Nova Scotia scored all of their runs in the 5th without recording a hit as Saskatchewan committed five errors. Teneal Perry (Prospect, NS) had one hit and a RBI at the plate for Nova Scotia while Amelie Savoie (Tracadie, NB) was awarded the win as she struck out two batters. Nova Scotia would go one to score a run in the 6th and tack on another three runs in the 7th to complete the comeback. Saskatchewan had some excellent individual performances as Eliah Bedwell (Langenburg, SK), Janelle Wiebe (Nipawin, SK) and Lauren Leshchyshyn (Yorkton, SK) all had multi-hit games while Bedwell also struck out eight batters on the mound.

Nova Scotia didn’t have the same luck earlier in the day as they were defeated by BC 18-4. Avery Hutton (North Vancouver, BC) had three hits and two RBI while Tamara Derby (Coquitlam, BC) struck out seven in picking up the win for BC.

Katie Hauck (Bolton, ON) had a great game at the plate going 3-for-4 with four RBI as her Ontario team defeated Alberta 7-1. Britt Chan (Richmond Hill, ON) had six strikeouts to earn the win on the mound.

Québec was all over host Richmond as they led all game and won 17-2. The game was limited to 5 innings because of the mercy rule. Gabrielle Demers (Gatineau, QC) led the way for Québec offensively going 3-for-5 with three RBI. Four Québec pitchers combined to limit Richmond to only three hits.