Women's Invitational: Semi-finals match-ups set
By Adam Morissette
OTTAWA - Alberta (3-1) will meet BC (1-3) while Ontario (3-1) will take on Québec (2-2) as the semi final match-ups are set to take place Sunday morning at the Women’s Invitational in Windsor.
The semi final winners will meet for gold at 7 p.m. ET while the bronze medal game will take place at 4 pm E.T.
BC 10 Prospects 5
Kensi Renneberg tossed six innings and gave up just one run on four hits and six walks to earn the win as BC doubled up on the Prospects squad, 10-5. Claire Eccles smoked two doubles and drove in two runs for BC while teammate Marina Deangelis added a pair of RBI. Heather Healey had two hits including a double for the prospects.
Québec 10 Alberta 9
Québec held off a late charge from Alberta and held on for a 10-9 win to hand the Albertans their first loss of the tournament. Arianne Levesque was on the mound for six runs although none of them were earned as she picked up the win after four innings of work. Levesque helped her own cause with a three-hit day and also scored three runs for a Québec squad that registered seven hits. Hayley Lalor led Alberta’s offence with a three-hit game including a double and two RBI.
Ontario 12 Prospects 6
Ontario used 11 first inning runs on five hits and three errors to defeat the prospects by a score of 12-6. Emma Carr was a factor in this one for Ontario with three scoreless innings on the mound to get the win while contributing two hits and driving in three runs at the plate. Ontario’s Autumn Mills had a double and three RBI while Allison Schroder went 4-for-5 with a double and scored two runs for the prospects.