Mirage Lady Rebels bombed Telemedia in first game of championship series Print E-mail
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Thursday, 06 September 2012 00:00

The Finals of the 2012 Belize City Female Softball Competition started on Friday, August 31st, between the National Softball Champions of Belize Telemedia and its nemesis Mirage Lady Rebels. The championship series will utilise the best of five series.

In game one, Mirage Lady Rebels bombed the pitching of Telemedia’s starter and loser Mary Flowers for 25 hits which scored a total of 17 runs. This was the highest scoring output against the Telemedia softball team in recent memory. By the time the dust had settled around home plate,Telemedia was on the short end of a 17-10 defeat.

Mirage Lady Rebels batting in the top of the innings scored 2 runs in the 1st; 5 in the 2nd; 1 in the 3rd; 1 in the 4th; 4 in the 5th; 1 in the 6th and 3 in the 7th for the win. The Mirage Lady Rebels offence was keyed by run-producing doubles by third baseman Lisa Jones,  left fielder Aludy Arthurs, and shortstop Sherette Vernon.

Meanwhile, Telemedia batting in the bottom of the innings scored 2 in the 1st; 3 in the 2nd; 4 in the 4th; and 1 in the 5th.

The winning pitcher was Lanisha Jones, who allowed 14 hits to the potent offence of the defending champions. The losing pitcher was Mary Flowers, who had relief help from Elaine Humes.