Sunday, June 29, 2014

Schedules for U14, Senior B Provincials in Brandon Released

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June 29, 2014

For Immediate Release

  Softball Manitoba has released the schedules for the Provincial U14 A Girls Championship and the Provincial Senior B Women’s Championship that will be held in Brandon from July 18-20.

  The host Westman Magic will play in Pool B, and open their championship by playing the Manitoba Thunder on Friday night at 6:15 p.m. on Diamond #2.

  The Magic will then finish their round-robin with games against the defending champion Winnipeg Lightning (11:45 a.m.) and South Interlake Phillies (3:30 p.m.).

  Smitty’s Terminators Y2K, Central Energy, Manitoba Angels and Eastman Wildcats will make up Pool A at the Championship.

  In addition to the Provincial title, the teams are also battling to head to Canadian or Western Canadian Championships.

  Smitty’s already has open entry in the Canadian U14 Championship in White Rock, B.C. in August but the other seven teams will be battling for two spots in the Western Canadian Championship in Lloydminster from August 1-4.

  Meanwhile, the Magic, Southern Bandits and Winnipeg Lightning will play a double round-robin to decide the Senior B Women’s Provincial title.

  The Magic will play at 2:00 and 6:00 p.m. Saturday and at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on Sunday.

  The Bandits will be the host team for the Western Canadian U21 Championship in Winnipeg from August 7-10, while the Lightning will be headed to the Western Canadian Senior B Championship in Grande Prairie, Alberta from August 14-17.

  The Westman Magic opted out of the opportunity to attend Westerns.


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