District championship for fastpitch team

In a busy three weeks of fastpitch, the Abbotsford Outlaws 2000 fastpitch squad secured two titles and a second-place finish.

Over the course of three weeks, the Abbotsford Outlaws 2000 secured two titles and a second-place finish.

Over the course of three weeks, the Abbotsford Outlaws 2000 secured two titles and a second-place finish.

In a busy three weeks of fastpitch, the Abbotsford Outlaws 2000 fastpitch squad secured two titles and a second-place finish.

The Outlaws travelled to Everett, Wash., to play in the Western World Qualifier May 30 to June 1. They won the tournament with a victory over the Northwest Storm.

The team moved on to Marysville, Wash., on the weekend of June 6-7 for the Patriots Invite.

Abbotsford struggled Saturday, losing close ballgames. But they came out inspired the following day, easily dispatching their first two opponents 12-1 and 20-14.

With the two wins, the Outlaws made the Silver Final, playing a team they had lost to on Saturday.

Abbotsford jumped out early and were able to hold off the Snohomish Shock, winning 11-7.

The fastpitch team then attended district playdowns on June 13-14.

The Outlaws first played the Chilliwack Stealers 99 and won 7-4.

Next up was the Langley Xtreme 99 for a birth in the championship.

The game went back and forth, with the Outlaws coming out on top 8-5.

On Sunday, the team again played Xtreme 99 in the final. Early run production and great pitching got Abbotsford going and they never looked back.

The Outlaws took the match and the district championship with a 7-0 victory.

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