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Mirage Lady Rebels capture Belize City Senior Female Softball Marathon Print E-mail
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Friday, 30 March 2012 00:00

Lanisha JonesThe 78th Belize City senior female softball campaign opened on Sunday March 25, 2012, at Rogers Stadium, the home of softball, with the traditional one-day showcase marathon competition.

The  competition was officially declared opened by Mrs. Gretel Lashley, Honorary Life Member of the Belize Softball Federation,  former second baseman for the National Women’s Team in the mid 60’s and early 70’, former batting champion and stolen bases champion. Lashley, in her remarks, challenged the players and coaches to develop their skill levels and to excel at the game of softball. The Marathon Competition featured all four teams that will participate in this year’s competition.

In the final game, it was the Mirage Lady Rebels team that defeated Telemedia by the score of 10-6 to capture this year’s marathon competition. Mirage Lady Rebels pounded the pitching of Telemedia’s starter and loser Mary Flowers for 10 runs on 7 hits including  a run producing doubles by pitcher, Lanisha Jones and centre fielder, Marsha Cassasola. Meanwhile, Telemeida scored 4 runs on 5 hits. The winning pitcher was Lanisha Jones and the losing pitcher was Mary Flowers, who had relief help from Elaine Humes.

In the first game of the marathon competition, Mirage Lady Rebels defeated Orchid Blazers by the score of 9-1. The winning pitcher was Lanisha Jones and the losing pitcher was Nicole Arnold, who had relief help from Ashley Lucas.

In game two, Telemedia defeated Hurricanes by the score of 12-1. The winning pitcher was Mary Flowers and the losing pitcher was Arlette Castillo.

In the third game of the day, Mirage Lady Rebels defeated Telemedia by the score of 6-4. Lanisha Jones picked up her second win of the game, while Mary Flowers was the losing pitcher.

Playing from the loser’s bracket and in game four, Orchid Blazers eliminated Hurricanes by the score of 24-0. The winning pitcher was Ashley Lucas and the losing pitcher was Arlette Castillo.
In game five, Telemedia eliminated Orchid Blazers by the score of 13-4. The winning pitcher was Mary Flowers and the losing pitcher was Ortencia Bevans.