Our Falcons team had a rollercoaster of emotions this past weekend. 6 teams, 3 different tournaments: Medals in all.
Starting with our U11 girls who kicked things off with a nail-biting tie and then soaring through with two consecutive wins to top their pool! The championship was an epic showdown, and even though we came in second, our girls gave their heart and soul against the New Market Stingers. Every play, every swing, every pitch was filled with passion and determination.
Huge shoutout to the Etobicoke Girls Softball League for hosting a fantastic tournament. We’re filled with gratitude for the experience and the memories. Until next time!
Our 15u Bantam Boys Select team took 1st place this past weekend in the Tecumseh Friendship Tournament. After a slow start, they put up 9 runs in their second game of pool play to earn a spot in the semis. In the semis they shifted into another gear. Completely shutting down Tecumseh defensively on their way to a 5-1 win.
In the finals they met with Leamington for the second time in the tournament. Again they were focused and dialed in, offensively and defensively, on there way to an 11-6 victory.
The coaches are extremely proud of the way these young men are playing and how they’re conducting themselves on the field: Showing first class sportsmanship and respect to players and coaches alike.
The Forest Glade U7 (T-Ball) team continued making strides this past weekend while taking on three tough opponents at the WSC tournament. As usual, our Falcons fought hard and showed tons of heart, while making each game a a close contest. The 7Us eventually came up short in the bronze medal game against The Turtle Club.
The coaches are proud, and continue to be amazed by there progress these kids have made this year!
This weekend they’ll look to bounce back at home, in our final tournament of the summer.
The 13u Falcons competed in a tournament hosted by the Windsor South Canadians over the weekend. They played well in the round robin finishing with a 2-1 record losing to the host South Canadians. In the playoff round, they passed the Tecumseh Ranger Selects to earn a chance at gold and another shot at the South Canadians. It was a battle of pitchers as Akira Takeshima and Austin Drouillard put on a pitching clinic, shutting out their adversaries. Akira with 49 pitches with 32 strikes over 3 innings and Austin with 53 pitches with 30 strikes during the last 3 innings.
The Falcons caught up to the Canadian pitchers in the last inning starting with Kobe Guyton recording a hit and RBIs scored by Nolan Bain and Cooper MacDonald earning them the win and a gold medal finish. Congrats Falcons your Coaches are proud of you.
Our U9 Rookie Ball Select team had a fantastic weekend at the Windsor South Canadians tournament. They went 2-0 in pool play Saturday to gain the #1 seed and the bye to the semi finals. In the semi finals, they were able to beat the Kingsville Knights U9 Rep team via walkoff in the bottom of the 7th. The Falcons continued the dramatics in the Gold Medal game, once again winning via walkoff in the bottom of the 7th, this time beating the Turtle Club U9 Select team.
The coaching staff is extremely proud of the falcons and their refusal to be denied this weekend.
Last but not least, our 11U Falcons soared high during the WSC tournament, displaying impeccable skills and teamwork on the diamond! They started off the weekend by defeating Windsor West Minor All Stars with an astounding 11-1 win, overcame Lakeshore Whitecaps 11U, clinching the game 13-5, and beat Windsor Central with a resounding 18-1 victory. Once in the playoff bracket, they battled fiercely to emerge triumphant against the Windsor South Canadians, 11-4.
While they fought hard, the finals saw us meeting their match in the form of Turtle Club. Despite their best efforts, they landed a Silver with a 15-4 loss.
A huge shoutout to all the players for giving it their all and making us proud! Every win, every loss is a stepping stone to greatness. They’ll come back and make their presence known in a couple weeks at their SOBA provincial tournament.