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2012 16U Girls Invitational ChampionshipsAug 23-27   Bedford, Nova Scotia

Bantam girls championship officially underway
August 23, 2012

Bantam Girls Championship

Ontario 7  Chicago (USA) 5

Ontario opened up the tournament with a thrilling extra innings victory over the USA-based Chicago Pioneers.  Chelsea Hickey (Kingsville, ON) scored the winning run while Lindsay Wilcox (Waterdown, ON) added some insurance and then they shut down the Chicago team in the bottom half to earn the win.  Wilcox also chipped in with two hits and a RBI. 

BC 13  Alberta 1

BC scored seven runs in the fifth inning to quickly defeat Alberta in the mercy-shortened game.  Jayme Young (Cloverdale, ON) had a strong offensive game, contributing with two hits, two RBI and three runs scored.  She also pitched extremely well on the mound over three innings of work, striking out eight batters and walking none.