Falcons claw their way back

2020-02-11 06:02

Falcons fought back to earn a 7-7 draw with Glenthorn A’s in a Cape Town Softball Association (CTSA) women’s Super League encounter at Turfhall softball stadium on Saturday 8 February.

Glenthorn A’s quickly put favourites Falcons on the backfoot with a forceful batting display in their first two turns at bat scoring six runs.

Lisa Erasmus, Lynn Lekay and Courtney Stevens each batted 2-2.

It was left to Falcons veteran Lindsay Vercueil and youngster Tonique White to cross the plate in the bottom of the second innings and set the tone for an exciting game.

Falcons set the diamond ablaze in the bottom of the sixth innings to take the lead for the first time. The Falcons offence was led by stalwarts, Samantha Jones (2-3) and Bettina Phillips who cleared the cones for a two-run homer.

Meanwhile, Westridge Yankees are keeping up the pressure on leaders Lavender Hill with a close 5-4 victory over Kenfac Phillies.

Yankees kept Phillies at bay, who threatened an upset in the fifth innings when they registered 3 runs to close the gap on Yankees and level the scores. Jenna Moses’ 2-run circuit clout had the Yankees in a spin.

Nathalie Abrahams, the Yankees pitcher, reached first base courtesy of a Cassandra Kalpens’ error and eventually crossed the plate for the match-winning single.

Lavender Hill maintained their lead with an easy 9-2 victory over lowly placed Tantasport. Khayelitsha Eagles kept the pressure on Westridge Yankees for the men’s Major League title with another important win over Pirates in midweek. Hamiltons, multiple champions over the last few years, is not far behind and should not be written off as the season draws to an exciting close.

US college tour a success

The week-long visit by the Gustavus Adolphus College from Minnesota, USA, ended in success for the students. After suffering a defeat in their first game against a CTSA Invitational team, they beat a CTSA u.23 team midweek and ended their tour on a high with a 6-2 win over a Western Cape Invitational team.

Results:

Women:

Super League:

Lavender Hill 9, Tantasport 2;

Kenfac Phillies 4, Westridge Yankees 5;

Glenthorn A’s 7, Falcons 7

Major League:

Westridge Yankees 7, Falcons 6;

Kuils River Cougars 4, Belhar Dolphins 8;

Table View Tornados 3, Lavender Hill 11

First League:

Panthers 6, Battswood 10;

St Martins 3, Blackheath 14;

Crusaders 11, Lavender Hill 4;

Khayelitsha Eagles 6, Glenthorn A’s 7

Second League:

Kenfac Phillies 0, Devonshire Rovers 10;

Table View Tornados 11, Tantasport 14;

Falcons 7, Battswood 0

Third League:

Thistles 6, Table View Tornados 7;

Khayelitsha Superstars 15, Strandfontein Mets 5;

St Augustines 11, Stealers 12;

Blackheath 7, Westridge Yankees 8;

Normies 12, Heideveld Yankees 3

Men:

Major League:

Devonshire Rovers 9, Hamiltons 14;

Pirates 7, Khayelitsha Eagles 12;

Excell Dodgers 9, Tantasport 9

Seedings Division:

Falcons 9, Tantasport 6;

Albertons 4, Westridge Yankees 10;

Blackheath 12, Table View Tornados 7;

Titans 3, Hamiltons 12

First Division Knockout:

Hamiltons 9, Khayelitsha Superstars 4

Second Division Knockout:

Titans 6, Falcons 14;

Westridge Yankees 10, Tantasport 0

Falcons fought back to earn a 7-7 draw with Glenthorn A’s in a Cape Town Softball Association (CTSA) women’s Super League encounter at Turfhall softball stadium on Saturday 8 February.

Glenthorn A’s quickly put favourites Falcons on the backfoot with a forceful batting display in their first two turns at bat scoring six runs.

Lisa Erasmus, Lynn Lekay and Courtney Stevens each batted 2-2.

It was left to Falcons veteran Lindsay Vercueil and youngster Tonique White to cross the plate in the bottom of the second innings and set the tone for an exciting game.

Falcons set the diamond ablaze in the bottom of the sixth innings to take the lead for the first time. The Falcons offence was led by stalwarts, Samantha Jones (2-3) and Bettina Phillips who cleared the cones for a two-run homer.

Meanwhile, Westridge Yankees are keeping up the pressure on leaders Lavender Hill with a close 5-4 victory over Kenfac Phillies. Yankees kept Phillies at bay, who threatened an upset in the fifth innings when they registered 3 runs to close the gap on Yankees and level the scores. Jenna Moses’ 2-run circuit clout had the Yankees in a spin. Nathalie Abrahams, the Yankees pitcher, reached first base courtesy of a Cassandra Kalpens’ error and eventually crossed the plate for the match-winning single. Lavender Hill maintained their lead with an easy 9-2 victory over lowly placed Tantasport. Khayelitsha Eagles kept the pressure on Westridge Yankees for the men’s Major League title with another important win over Pirates in midweek.

Hamiltons, multiple champions over the last few years, is not far behind and should not be written off as the season draws to an exciting close.

US college tour a success

The week-long visit by the Gustavus Adolphus College from Minnesota, USA, ended in success for the students. After suffering a defeat in their first game against a CTSA Invitational team, they beat a CTSA u.23 team midweek and ended their tour on a high with a 6-2 win over a Western Cape Invitational team.

Results:

Women:

Super League:

Lavender Hill 9, Tantasport 2;

Kenfac Phillies 4, Westridge Yankees 5;

Glenthorn A’s 7, Falcons 7

Major League:

Westridge Yankees 7, Falcons 6;

Kuils River Cougars 4, Belhar Dolphins 8;

Table View Tornados 3, Lavender Hill 11

First League:

Panthers 6, Battswood 10;

St Martins 3, Blackheath 14;

Crusaders 11, Lavender Hill 4;

Khayelitsha Eagles 6, Glenthorn A’s 7

Second League:

Kenfac Phillies 0, Devonshire Rovers 10;

Table View Tornados 11, Tantasport 14;

Falcons 7, Battswood 0

Third League:

Thistles 6, Table View Tornados 7;

Khayelitsha Superstars 15, Strandfontein Mets 5;

St Augustines 11, Stealers 12;

Blackheath 7, Westridge Yankees 8;

Normies 12, Heideveld Yankees 3

Men:

Major League:

Devonshire Rovers 9, Hamiltons 14;

Pirates 7, Khayelitsha Eagles 12;

Excell Dodgers 9, Tantasport 9

Falcons fought back to earn a 7-7 draw with Glenthorn A’s in a Cape Town Softball Association (CTSA) women’s Super League encounter at Turfhall softball stadium on Saturday 8 February.

Glenthorn A’s quickly put favourites Falcons on the backfoot with a forceful batting display in their first two turns at bat scoring six runs.

Lisa Erasmus, Lynn Lekay and Courtney Stevens each batted 2-2.

It was left to Falcons veteran Lindsay Vercueil and youngster Tonique White to cross the plate in the bottom of the second innings and set the tone for an exciting game. Falcons set the diamond ablaze in the bottom of the sixth innings to take the lead for the first time. The Falcons offence was led by stalwarts, Samantha Jones (2-3) and Bettina Phillips who cleared the cones for a two-run homer.

Meanwhile, Westridge Yankees are keeping up the pressure on leaders Lavender Hill with a close 5-4 victory over Kenfac Phillies. Yankees kept Phillies at bay, who threatened an upset in the fifth innings when they registered 3 runs to close the gap on Yankees and level the scores. Jenna Moses’ 2-run circuit clout had the Yankees in a spin. Nathalie Abrahams, the Yankees pitcher, reached first base courtesy of a Cassandra Kalpens’ error and eventually crossed the plate for the match-winning single. Lavender Hill maintained their lead with an easy 9-2 victory over lowly placed Tantasport. Khayelitsha Eagles kept the pressure on Westridge Yankees for the men’s Major League title with another important win over Pirates in midweek. Hamiltons, multiple champions over the last few years, is not far behind and should not be written off as the season draws to an exciting close.

US college tour a success

The week-long visit by the Gustavus Adolphus College from Minnesota, USA, ended in success for the students. After suffering a defeat in their first game against a CTSA Invitational team, they beat a CTSA u.23 team midweek and ended their tour on a high with a 6-2 win over a Western Cape Invitational team.

Results:

Women:

Super League:

Lavender Hill 9, Tantasport 2;

Kenfac Phillies 4, Westridge Yankees 5;

Glenthorn A’s 7, Falcons 7

Major League:

Westridge Yankees 7, Falcons 6;

Kuils River Cougars 4, Belhar Dolphins 8;

Table View Tornados 3, Lavender Hill 11

First League:

Panthers 6, Battswood 10;

St Martins 3, Blackheath 14;

Crusaders 11, Lavender Hill 4;

Khayelitsha Eagles 6, Glenthorn A’s 7

Second League:

Kenfac Phillies 0, Devonshire Rovers 10;

Table View Tornados 11, Tantasport 14;

Falcons 7, Battswood 0

Falcons fought back to earn a 7-7 draw with Glenthorn A’s in a Cape Town Softball Association (CTSA) women’s Super League encounter at Turfhall softball stadium on Saturday 8 February.

Glenthorn A’s quickly put favourites Falcons on the backfoot with a forceful batting display in their first two turns at bat scoring six runs.

Lisa Erasmus, Lynn Lekay and Courtney Stevens each batted 2-2.

It was left to Falcons veteran Lindsay Vercueil and youngster Tonique White to cross the plate in the bottom of the second innings and set the tone for an exciting game.

Falcons set the diamond ablaze in the bottom of the sixth innings to take the lead for the first time. The Falcons offence was led by stalwarts, Samantha Jones (2-3) and Bettina Phillips who cleared the cones for a two-run homer.

Meanwhile, Westridge Yankees are keeping up the pressure on leaders Lavender Hill with a close 5-4 victory over Kenfac Phillies.

Yankees kept Phillies at bay, who threatened an upset in the fifth innings when they registered 3 runs to close the gap on Yankees and level the scores. Jenna Moses’ 2-run circuit clout had the Yankees in a spin.

Nathalie Abrahams, the Yankees pitcher, reached first base courtesy of a Cassandra Kalpens’ error and eventually crossed the plate for the match-winning single.

Lavender Hill maintained their lead with an easy 9-2 victory over lowly placed Tantasport. Khayelitsha Eagles kept the pressure on Westridge Yankees for the men’s Major League title with another important win over Pirates in midweek. Hamiltons, multiple champions over the last few years, is not far behind and should not be written off as the season draws to an exciting close.

US college tour a success

The week-long visit by the Gustavus Adolphus College from Minnesota, USA, ended in success for the students. After suffering a defeat in their first game against a CTSA Invitational team, they beat a CTSA u.23 team midweek and ended their tour on a high with a 6-2 win over a Western Cape Invitational team.

Results:

Women:

Super League:

Lavender Hill 9, Tantasport 2;

Kenfac Phillies 4, Westridge Yankees 5;

Glenthorn A’s 7, Falcons 7

Major League:

Westridge Yankees 7, Falcons 6;

Kuils River Cougars 4, Belhar Dolphins 8;

Table View Tornados 3, Lavender Hill 11

First League:

Panthers 6, Battswood 10;

St Martins 3, Blackheath 14;

Crusaders 11, Lavender Hill 4;

Khayelitsha Eagles 6, Glenthorn A’s 7

Second League:

Kenfac Phillies 0, Devonshire Rovers 10;

Table View Tornados 11, Tantasport 14;

Falcons 7, Battswood 0

Third League:

Thistles 6, Table View Tornados 7;

Khayelitsha Superstars 15, Strandfontein Mets 5;

St Augustines 11, Stealers 12;

Blackheath 7, Westridge Yankees 8;

Normies 12, Heideveld Yankees 3

Men:

Major League:

Devonshire Rovers 9, Hamiltons 14;

Pirates 7, Khayelitsha Eagles 12;

Excell Dodgers 9, Tantasport 9

Seedings Division:

Falcons 9, Tantasport 6;

Albertons 4, Westridge Yankees 10;

Blackheath 12, Table View Tornados 7;

Titans 3, Hamiltons 12

First Division Knockout:

Hamiltons 9, Khayelitsha Superstars 4

Second Division Knockout:

Titans 6, Falcons 14;

Westridge Yankees 10, Tantasport 0

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