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Taylor Curtis slides into home plate beating the throw to Neelin's Kirsten Brown during Thursday's high school fastball finals at Vincent Massey.
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Jossa Danis drove in three runs as the Vincent Massey Vikings claimed the Brandon High School Girls’ Fastball League championship Thursday with an 11-4 win over the visiting Neelin Spartans.
Danis finished 1-for-2 with a double and two sacrifice flies, while Taylor Curtis was 2-for-3 and came around to score twice. Peyton Cobbe struck out eight while pitching all seven innings to earn the win.
Courtney Bryant was charged with 10 runs and struck out one over four innings to take the loss for Neelin. Mackenzie Bortis led the Spartans’ offence by going 3-for-4 with a double and three RBIs.
The Vikings will hit the road Wednesday to meet the Parkland representative in an interzone game.
Meanwhile, at Virden, Jessica McBride went 3-for-4 and scored twice as the Virden Golden Bears beat the Deloraine Colts 13-1 in five innings in Zone 9 fastball. Mackenzie Roach struck out eight over five innings to pick up the win, while Cass McCausland was tagged with the loss.
Jordan Foote hit a triple and drove in a pair of runs to lead the host Boissevain Broncos to a 13-8 Prairie West High School Baseball League victory over the Crocus Plainsmen.
Foote also picked up the win on the mound after holding Crocus to one run on one hit while striking out five in five innings. Tanner Bates gave up 10 runs on eight hits and struck out three in six innings to take the loss for the Plainsmen.
Meanwhile in Dauphin, Miguel Letain pitched a complete game and held the Neepawa Tigers to two hits and struck out 13 as the Clippers earned a 7-0 victory.
Blair Krutkewich took the loss for Neepawa.
At Massey, Danielle Wallace and Erynn Buhr gave the Crocus Plainsmen a 2-1 advantage over the Neelin Spartans, but the Spartans battled back to salvage a 2-2 draw in their Brandon High School Soccer League girls’ contest.
The two teams will meet in a rematch on Tuesday in the league semifinal at Massey. The game kicks off at 4:15 p.m.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition May 16, 2014