Softball action

Teams came from as far as Belhar, Table View, Lavender Hill and Strandfontein to showcase their skills and talent on the diamond field at the Turfhall sports complex, in Athlone. At least 26 matches were played in the Cape Town Softball Association’s women’s Major League, first, second and third division on the hot Saturday afternoon.

Strandfontein Mets and Tornado’s gave softball a thumbs up after an exciting Cape Town Softball Association match at Turfhall sport complex a fortnight ago. Mets won 27-3. This past weekend, both the Mets and the Tornados lost to Blackheath and Battswood, respectively. They will be looking to bounce back to winning ways when the Mets face Silvertree, and the Tornado’s tackle Kuils River Cougers, in Athlone. Picture: Lonwabo Marele
Westridge Yankee’s Cape Town Softball Association’s Major League team were on a bye this past weekend. Their First Division team went down 14-2 to the Belhar Dolphins. A fortnight ago, they were 6-3 victors against Tantasport in the Major League and 16-5 victors against Crusaders in the First Division. Picture: Lonwabo Marele
Glenthorn A’s Shanine Groepies in action during her teams 6-1 victory over Crusaders in a Cape Town Softball Association First Division match at Turfhall sports complex on Saturday, February 10. Picture: Lonwabo Marele
Tantasport’s Meghan Fillmore pitches during a Cape Town Softball Association Major League encounter against Lavender Hill, in Athlone, on Saturday. Picture: Lonwabo Marele
Mavericks A celebrated a big 13-2 win over the Falcons on Saturday. Their B team, however, lost 16-7 to Saint Martins, in the Cape Town Softball Association’s Third Divisions.
Hailey Voster running to first base after batting, during Lavender Hill’s 15-2 loss to Tantasport, in a Cape Town Softball Association Major League encounter, at Turfhall sports complex, on Saturday, February 10. Lavender Hill won 11-0 against Panthers in the First Division. Picture: Lonwabo Marele

It was a tough day in the office for the Crusaders outifts following a 6-1 defeat to Glenthorn A’s in a Cape Town Softball Association First Division match at the Turfhall sports complex in Athlone at the weekend. Picture: Lonwabo Marele