U12 Sonic win bronze at Provincials

The U12 Sonic softball team placed third at Provincials in Leader. SUBMITTED PHOTO

The U12 Sonic softball team was in Leader for the Softball Saskatchewan South Sask C tournament this past weekend. The Sonic finished the tournament with a 3-3 record, good for third place.

The Sonic started the weekend with a 20-8 win over the Indian Head Angels. Catcher/third baseman Emma Murdoch was player of the game for the Sonic.

Saturday was a grind for the Sonic as they had three games on the schedule. They started the day with an 18-11 win over the Southeast Cosmos. Pitcher/shortstop Bree Pavely was named player of the game for the Sonic.

The second game Saturday was a tight affair against the Kindersley Royals in which the Sonic fell 9-7. Pitcher/shortstop Abbey Arntsen was the Sonic player of the game. 

The Sonic wrapped up the day against a strong host team from Leader and lost another close game 7-4 to the Expos. Right fielder Taya Shotter was named player of the game for the Sonic. 

The semi-final game was a rematch against the Kindersley Royals. Another tight game between the two teams resulted in a 12-10 loss for the Sonic with Arntsen being named player of the game.

In the bronze medal game the Sonic faced the Indian Head Angels. The Sonic came away with a 15-6 win. Left fielder Samantha Rempel was named player of the game. 

The Leader Expos topped the Kindersley Royals 10-9 in the championship game.

The final standings were:

1. Leader Expos (6-0)

2. Kindersley Royals (4-2)

3. Swift Current Sonic (3-3)

4. Indian Head Angels (1-5)

5. Southeast Cosmos (0-4)

The Swift Current U12 Sonic finished their season with an overall record of 11-6-1.