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Tigers to meet Excelsiorin softball Grand Final

Friday, 25th February, 2011

READY FOR BATTLE: Excelsior play Tigers in the Grand Final at the Jubilee Oval tonight. READY FOR BATTLE: Excelsior play Tigers in the Grand Final at the Jubilee Oval tonight.

Tigers have defeated Penguins 12-5 to move into the Grand Final tonight at the Jubilee Oval.

They will play Excelsior in the decider which starts at 7.30pm.

At the end of the season, Minor Premiers were Tigers on 20 points, Excelsior 18 points, and Penguins 2.

The Grand Final will be played under lights and will go for seven innings or two hours. Umpires: Plate - L. McQuillan. Base - R. Fulton.

All spectators and players are invited to come and watch. There will be a free BBQ for all registered and financial players. Clubs are also reminded about the Association dinner at the Astra, Saturday, 26th February at 7pm.




Player Profiles

Tigers

Christine Bartley: Experienced pitcher, strong batter, sneaky base runner.
Leonie Wilson: Ever-thinking 3rd base, big hitter, freaky base runner.
Janet Vines: Great glove in outfield, reliable batter.
Ann Garrick: Very safe outfielder, strong batter, fast base runner.
Leonie Channing: The best at shortstop, strong lead-off batter, smart around bases.
Cheryl Meuret: "The Gran". The longest playing member in the association, very sound batter and fielder.
Julie Sandy: Reliable batter, infield and outfield player.
Belinda Siebert: Great catcher, fielder, batter and base runner, youngest member of the team.
Vicki Olds: Forever trying, great team player.
Michele Gray: Good reliable 1st base and batter.
Cheryl Fulton: Top scorer, reserve player.


Excelsior

Louise Schofield: (Coach). Catcher, utility player. Power batter with years of experience.
Lisa Tonkin-Werch: (Asst. Coach). Pitcher/1st base. Very experienced, fast windmill pitcher, consistent batter.
Liz Gepp: Shortstop/pitcher. Brilliant fielder, read the play well. Good consistent batter, runs bases fast.
Theresa Bugeja: First base/pitcher. Great first base player, very good batter.
Elle Gepp: Third base/catcher. Good batter, excellent base runner, great reflexes in the field.
Kath McAvaney: Second base. Has improved vastly in her position, solid batter.
Mel Cunico: Outfielder/second base. Has come out of retirement to help out the team. Brilliant fielder, great batter.
Nat Raven: OUtfielder/third base. Gives her team a voice, second to none, great fielder, solid batter.

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