The U16 A Stettler Storm team played in a season-opening tournament in Olds this past weekend, coming away with gold by beating Lloydminster on Sunday, May 7 in the final, 21-20.
Their first game was against Olds on Saturday, May 6, which they lost 18-14.
“The girls were very strong at bats with Madison Tucker hitting a home run in one inning and a grand slam home run in another,” Sarah McCrindle, one of the assistant coaches said.
They next played Elnora winning 19-16 with some strong pitching from Madison McCrindle and Brooke Mulgrove, and strong catching by Ximena Sierra.
Their third game was against Lloydminster, which they won 9-6, securing first place in the standings.
On Sunday morning, they faced Lloydminster again for gold Sunday, winning 21-20 in the extra innings, with Hannah Elines laying down a perfect bunt to score Sydney Jack with the winning run.
“The girls had excellent offence all weekend, attributing to their success,” McCrindle added.