The CTL Smash fast pitch softball team went 7-0 at the Fourth of July Shootout Softball Tournament. Players included from left to right in the front: Taylor Gilbert - Leavenworth; Brooke Springer - Omak; Kilee Lippincott - Chelan; Jamie Brunner - Chelan. In the back from left to right are: Assistant Coach Ray Harter; Sam Owen-Rathdrum ID; Jessica Utt - Spokane; Lacy Jordan - Lakeside; Karlen Pfister - Leavenworth; Krista Pfister - Leavenworth, Morgan Kerr - Omak; Kim Harter - Chelan; and Coach Steve Springer - Omak. Submitted Photo
CTL U-18 ‘CTL Smash’ softball team wins it all
By Richard Uhlhorn (as reported by Mark Lippincott)
Thanks to Mark Lippincott for this report on the CTL Smash fast pitch softball team which played in the Fourth of July Shootout Softball Tournament at Franklin Park in Spokane over July 4 to 6. This is the same complex that the State High School playoffs were held at this year.
18 U “B”
7/4/08 - CTL beat Couer d’ Alene Crush 2-1
7/5/08 - CTL beat Palouse Express 7-3
7/5/08 - CTL beat Spokane Black Magic 7-0
7/5/08 - CTL beat Calgary Edge 13-0 in five innings
7/6/08 - CTL beat Tri City Elite 19-0 in four innings
7/6/08 - CTL beat Montana Emeralds 8-1
7/6/08 - CTL won the championship beating Walla Walla Sting 12-2 in four innings
Mark reports that the team placed third last year.
The team will participate in the American Softball Association (ASA) 18 U “A” Regional Championship Tournament on July 18 to 20 in Spokane and then on July 30 to August 3, the girls will play in the ASA 18 U “A” Western National Championships in Tukwila, where they placed seventh overall last year in the 18 U “B” division last year.
For more information go to the ASA tournament website at www.spokaneasa.com
Good Luck girls.