Barriere Minor Ball hosts U12 Girls Regionals

Seven teams from Barriere, Kamloops, Kelowna, Prince George and Westsyde competed for top honours

Barriere Minor Ball hosted the U12 Girls Softball Championships last weekend at the Barriere Ball Parks.  Holding the banner is the Barriere Ravens.

Barriere Minor Ball hosted the U12 Girls Softball Championships last weekend at the Barriere Ball Parks. Holding the banner is the Barriere Ravens.

The Minor Softball Regional Championships for U12 Girls was hosted  by Barriere Minor Ball last weekend.  Seven teams from Barriere, Kamloops, Kelowna, Prince George and Westsyde competed for top honours.

Barriere Minor Ball president Phil Ransome stated that the competition was a positive experience.  “The volunteers were spectacular,” said Ransome, “Lots of people spent 30 hours down there.”

Ransome said the Barriere Ravens last game, played with International tie breaker rules, “was the most exciting game they have ever played”.

Although unable to clinch a placing in the top three, the team came out on top in the Skills Competition, being awarded a first place trophy that they were all extremely proud of.

Tournament results are:

First – Kelowna Red Devils

Second – Kamloops Krushers

Third – Kelowna Blue Jays

Skills Competition results:

First – Barriere Ravens

Second – Westsyde Outlaws

Third – Kamloops Krushers

The U16 Boys will be playing in Clearwater on July 4 to 6.