March Wins At Michigan Dome
Seven Teams Particapte At Grand Rapids, MI;
On Feb. 26th
GRAND RAPIDS, MI: The third
annual winter dome sixteen inch softball tournament was played
on February 26th at the dome in Grand Rapids, Michigan with seven
teams participating. March (3-0) was the champion with their 5-3
win over Right Now in the title game. With Out There stopping
Thunder 15-8 in the consolation championship game to claim the
title to the loser's tournament in the two games guarantee event.
March's road to victory started with a win against two time defending
champion Raiders with March emerging victorious 7-3 in the opening
round of the 'blind draw' tournament.
March upped their record to 2-0 with a 7-5 win over Steel Gold
in the semi-finals of the winner's bracket.
The title game went to March as they claimed the top cash prize
with a 5-3 win over Right Now.
Right Now made it to the championship game by opening play with
a first round bye. In the semi-finals they were paired against
Thunder and came out on top by a final score of 8-6.
March did not provide Illinois Softball Report with any details,
highlights, stats or quotes on how they were able to win this
Right Now's championship dreams ended in the title game when they
were defeated by March 5-3 and were forced to settle for second
place money from this tournament.
Right Now did not send in any game highlights, stats or quotes
to Illinois Softball Report on how they were able to accomplish
their second place finish at this tournament.
Out There won the consolation bracket by Thunder 7-2 in their
opening game. The loss dropped them into the consolation bracket
were they got things back on line and started to play ball with
an 8-4 win over the Lemons. Next up was a rematch date with Thunder
for the consolation title and Out There won the money game 15-8.
Thunder made it to the finals of the consolation bracket by opening
play with a 7-2 win over Thunder in their first outing of the
tournament. In their second game they were defeated by Right Now
8-6 to drop them into the consolation bracket. Thunder edged the
Raiders 7-6 to move into the consolation championship game where
they were defeated by Out There 15-8.
Out There did not provide any stats, highlights or quotes to Illinois
Softball Report on how they were able to win the consolation bracket
of this tournament.
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