Blazers burn Abby in Division C girls softball final

The Alberni Blazers won the Division C Provincial Championship with a 7-4 victory over the Abbotsford 96’s to take the final.

resh off of victory the Alberni Valley Blazers strike a pose after their gold medal win against Abbotsford in the final match of the Division C Softball Championships on Sunday. More than 16 teams from Vancouver Island

The minor league Alberni Valley Blazers mined gold last weekend.

The Blazers won the Division C Provincial Championship with a 7-4 victory over the  Abbotsford 96’s to take the final.

The only game that the Blazers lost was a  tight one against an earlier tilt Abbotsford,8-7, which forced them into a game against Langley, whom they beat 9-2.

This brought them face to face against Abby again.

The Blazers took a comfortable lead then Abby came back to tie it up. Although the girls where tired and a few hurting they came back again to clinch the gold.

The top finalists, AV Blazers, Abbotsford 96’s and bronze was Langley Bandits.

Thanks to out to a lot of people, all the scorekeepers, Alberni Wrestling club on the grounds, the men in “Blue”, concession for keeping everyone fed and watered, and the offical’s also.

Dinner supplied by ‘Dave’s Catering” and thanks to those men and women.

The team thanks  Charles Mealey opening MC, the piper Claudia Romanuik, acting Mayor Cindy Solda, and Erin Netzer, who sang the national athem.

A reminder that this coming week end is our wrap up the last event of the year.

FAST PITCHES…. Early registration has already opened for Alberni Valley Softball 2013 season.

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