The James Hargest College Senior team came back strongly to take 2nd place in the Southland Secondary School’s Softball Tournament. After going down in the first game of the day to a strong Southland Boys High team, the Hargest team bounced back to win their next three games. The final scores were:
JHC 3 - SBHS Red 13
JHC 27 - Verdon Mixed 3
JHC 17 - SBHS Blue 4
JHC 12 - SGHS 2
Special mention goes to the dynamic duo of Kate Russell and Abby Wallace, the pitcher-catcher combo in all three wins and the consistent strong hitting of Mitchell Tweedie and Tim Docherty. Thanks to Dave Steel and Leigh Wallace for their coaching on the day.
The JHC Softball team competed in the Southland Secondary School tournament making short work of SGHS, Verdon and CSC. In the final round robin game which was effectively the final they came up against SBHS. 3 all at the end of regulation the game went to a tense double tiebreaker with SBHS eventually coming out on top 7-4.