Van Wormer wins bronze at Westerns

Aurora Van Wormer (centre) represented the Southeast SuperNovas at Westerns in Regina. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Swift Current’s Aurora Van Wormer won bronze at the 2023 U19 Womens Western Canadian Softball Championship.

Van Wormer helped the Southeast SuperNovas to a 6-3 record at the nine-team tournament in Regina on August 4-7.

The SuperNovas lost their opener 1-0 to Manitoba’s Central Energy. They rebounded that evening with a 12-8 win over the host Regina Riot.

On day two, the SuperNovas won 7-4 over the Elnora Eagles. They added an 8-6 win over the Calgary SBR Surge that evening.

Sunday, they defeated the Vancouver Wildcats 2-0 and lost 8-2 to the Cloverdale Fury. They finished the day with a 13-3 win over the Eastman Phillies.

In the playoff round, the fourth seeded SuperNovas defeated the Vancouver Wildcats 7-1 and then lost 5-4 to the Cloverdale Fury to take home bronze.

The Central Energy defeated the Cloverdale Fury 7-0 in the championship game.