Baltimore School and Mobile Central High both claimed silver medals in their respective divisions of the provincial high school Varsity Slo-Pitch softball championships held the weekend of October 19.
Baltimore hosted the 2A Girls Division tourney, losing a squeaker in the championship to J.M. Olds Collegiate of Twillingate. Baltimore finished in first place in regular tourney plan with three wins and one tie going into the play-offs.
Baltimore pounded E.A. Butler All Grade School 19-0 in the opening game of the tournament, beat Bishop White School 14-1 and Dorset Collegiate 11-8, before running into a scoreless tie against J.M. Olds ahead of the championship game. Abby Boland won Baltimore’s Sportsmanship Award for her play in the tournament.
In the 3A championships, Mobile lost 10-4 in the final against Glovertown Academy. The tournament was hosted by Indian River Academy in Springdale and King’s Point.
The Monarchs had two wins and one loss ahead of the championship game. The loss was a 25 – 15 beating in the opener against Glovertown Academy. Mobile recovered from that with an 11-1 win against Pasadena Academy and a 16-13 win against Templeton Academy. In the crossovers, Mobile whipped Indian River High 10-0. Grace Joyce was selected as Mobile’s Most Spirited Player in the tournament, while Laura Sullivan was selected the Most Valuable Player.