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Pasadena girls upended in U14 final


Claire Dwyer was the driving force for Grand Falls-Windsor on Sunday as they defeated Pasadena 11-9 to claim the Pepsi 14U Girls Provincial Baseball Championship.

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Pasadena Pirates’ Claire Butt, left, come across homeplate on an inside-the-park home run, after the throw to the plate was over the glove of Grand Falls-Windsor catcher Brianna Saunders in the final of the Pepsi 14U Girls provincial baseball tournament held in Pasadena Sunday.

Dwyer was 2-for-3 on the day, with a home run and a single to her credit.

Claire Butt and Kimberly Carey were both 2-for-3 for the home side. Butt picked up an inside-the-park home run and a single, while Carey registered two singles.

Butt pitched four innings in the loss, with Bethany Brophy taking the mound for three innings.

Brophy was named the top pitcher of the tournament, while Butt was honoured with the title of tournament MVP.

Other awards went to Maddie Park of Corner Brook, who was the top defensive player; Grand Falls-Windsor’s Dwyer, who was named top hitter; and Andrea Turner of St. John’s, who earned the award for most spirited player.

Other scores from the weekend tournament were: Pasadena 12, Corner Brook 6; Grand Falls-Windsor 10, St. John’s 2; Corner Brook 14, St. John’s 9; Grand Falls-Windsor 15, Pasadena 10; Pasadena 13, St. John’s 9; and Grand Falls-Windsor 11, Corner Brook 8.

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