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Crushers win provincial U16 softball title

Clearwater Crusher Karter Romeo winds up for a pitch during the U16 provincial championships. - Keith McNeill
Clearwater Crusher Karter Romeo winds up for a pitch during the U16 provincial championships.
— image credit: Keith McNeill

Clearwater Crusher Karter Romeo winds up for a pitch during the U16 provincial championships held in Clearwater over the weekend. The Crushers will now continue on to the BC Summer Games on July 18 in Nanaimo. Romeo has been chosen to play in the Canadian National Championships in Fredrickton, NB on Aug. 6. Two local teams also competed in the U12 provincials in Clearwater on the weekend.

 

Left: Adam Borrow of the Clearwater Crushers makes the catch at first base to force out a Richmond Adam catchesMariners player. The Crushers later faced the Mariners in the final and squeezed out a 5-4 win in an exciting game. The Crushers played four games on Sunday.

 

 

 

Left: A Clearwater Crusher ducks to avoid a wild pitch.

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Left: Third base player Brayden Carlson of one of the U12 out thirdClearwater U12 teams tags out an opposing player while shortstop Parker Collins comes in to back him up. Two local teams took part in the U12 tournament. Neither advanced very far but the players had fun and gained valuable experience.

 

Below: Brendan Green reaches to make the catch on third base during a U12 game played on the Clearwater Secondary field.

 

U12 catch third

 

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