Women’s softball action at Turfhall

Strandfontein Mets and Tornados Softball Club were in a jolly mood after their Cape Town Softball Association Second Division match, at the Turfhall sports complex in Athlone, on Saturday, February 3. Mets won 27-3. Picture: Lonwabo Marele

Turfhall sports complex in Athlone was the place to be this past weekend with some of the city’s most exciting Cape Town Softball Association teams showcasing their talent, skill and passion in the women’s leagues.

In the Major League, Westridge Yankees beat Tantasport 6-3. Lavender Hill won 7-0 against Khayelitsha Eagles. The Falcons were on a bye, on Saturday, February 3.

In the First Division, Lavender Hill won 8-7 against Devonshire Rovers. Westridge Yankees were 16-5 victors over Grassy Park’s Crusaders. Glenthorn A’s won 15-5 against Kenfac Phillies. Belhar Dolphins started slow but ended up winning the match 12-11 against the Kuils River Cougars.

In the Second Division, Battswood won 20-7 against Kuils River Cougers. Heideveld took a 7-0 victory against Tantasport. Strandfontein Mets won 27-3 against Table View’s Tornado’s. Blackheath won 16-1 against Silvertree.

Meanwhile, Blackheath put up a seven point unanswered scoreline against Mavericks B, in the Third Division. Mavericks A won 10-2 against St Martins. Avendale beat St Augustines 7-0. The Falcons and Westridge Yankees game was called off in the Third Division.

The Cape Town Softball Association’s leagues will continue in Athlone this coming Saturday, February 10.

Crusaders Softball Club’s Tina Johnston pitching during her sides encounter against Westridge Yankees, in a Cape Town Softball Association’s Major League, on Saturday, February 3, in Athlone. Crusaders lost 16-5. Picture: Lonwabo Marele
Strandfontein’s young squad shouts “Mets” on three, during their Second Division match against Tornados on Saturday in Athlone. Picture: Lonwabo Marele
Strandfontein Mets’ Catherine Daniels on the run during her sides Cape Town Softball Association Second Division encounter against Tornados in Athlone. Mets won 27-3. Picture: Lonwabo Marele
Tornados Softball Club’s pitcher Sive Ngxiki was in good form against Strandfontein Mets on Saturday. Picture: Lonwabo Marele
Tantasport Softball Club’s hitter, Kendra Overmeyer given some solid advice by her coach, Paula Stewart, during their Major League encounter against the Westridge Yankees, in Athlone, on Saturday. Stewart has over 40 years of softball experience. Picture: Lonwabo Marele

Westridge Yankees Softball Club’s Amy Minnies was in fine form against Tantasport Softball Club, in Athlone, at the weekend. Yankees won 6-3 in the Major League encounter. Picture: Lonwabo Marele
Tantasport Softball Club’s Kendra Overmeyer connects one during her sides Major League encounter against the Westridge Yankees. Picture: Lonwabo Marele
Lavender Hill Softball Club’s Mee-kayla Theron had a good day with the ball against Devonshire Softball Club on Saturday. Lavender Hill won 8-7. Picture: Lonwabo Marele
Devonshire Softball Club’s Gadija Hoosain in action against Lavender Hill, during their First Division encounter, at the Turfhall sports complex, in Athlone, on Saturday. Picture: Lonwabo Marele
Lavender Hill’s hitter Marsha O’Reilly swings and misses one during her side’s 8-7 win against Devonshire on Saturday, February 3, in Athlone. Picture: Lonwabo Marele
Kuils River Softball Club’s Emily Samuels fielding during her side’s Cape Town Softball Association’s First Division clash against the Belhar Dolphins in Athlone. Dolphins won 12-11. Picture: Lonwabo Marele