City programme looks after softball’s future

2016-12-13 06:01
The City of Cape Town recently hosted a coaching programme at Turfhall stadium and learners from five schools participated in the coaching clinic.

The City of Cape Town recently hosted a coaching programme at Turfhall stadium and learners from five schools participated in the coaching clinic.

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The City of Cape Town’s expanded public works programme recently hosted a coaching programme at Turfhall stadium for young softball players.

As part of the City’s partnership agreement with sport and recreation organisations, the Cape Town Softball Association has three coaches employed in this manner. The coaching programme has now extended to seven schools, namely Leliebloem Children’s Home and Belthorn, Plantation Road, Eurecon and Holy Cross primary schools.

Some of these schools have now linked to clubs and also compete in the youth leagues of the association.

On Friday, these schools got together at the home of softball, Turfhall, for a mini tournament in culmination of the training given to the learners over the past few months.

Friday resultsMajor league

Heideveld Yankees 5, Kuils
River Cougars 6

First league

Battswood 8, St Martins 10

Second league

Vikings 2, Panthers 11

Saturday resultsSuper league

Tantasport 4, Westridge
Yankees 7

Glenthorn A’s 7, Normies 0

Falcons – Bye

Major league

Avendale 6, VOB 15

Crusaders 3, Strandfontein Mets 12

First league

Tygerberg 7, Blackheath 0

Glenthorn A’s 4, Batts-
wood 11

Tantasport 18, Lansdowne
Eagles 15

Kenfac Phillies 2, St
Martins 12

Second league

Tableview Tornados 12,
Lavender Hill 5

Heideveld Yankees 6,
Devonshire Rovers 5

Vikings 1, Falcons 17

Panthers – Bye

Third league

Khayelitsha Eagles 0,
Westridge Yankees 7

St Augustines 7, Titans 0

VOB 7, Blackheath 0

Tableview Tornados 9,
Wynberg Gladiators 8

Fourth league

Heideveld Yankees Colts 6, Kuils River Cougars 12

Tantasport 12, Battswood 2

Panthers 8, Thistles 7


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