Ladies’s fastball: the Amazons on the foot of the rostrum
SPORTS. The Québec Amazons – Chaudière-Appalaches lineup; a U12-A girls’s softball group; made up completely of women ages 10-12; got here near a medal on the finish of the Fastpitch League season. Elite du Québec (LFFEQ) that came about from September 10 to 12 in Châteauguay.
The formation made up completely of Bellechasse gamers was in its first 12 months of existence and performed its house video games on the Saint-Henri discipline.
After ending the common season with a report of 5 wins; 12 losses and 1 draw; which gave them the sixthme place in seven groups; the Amazons headed to Châteauguay the place they did properly within the season-ending event that was held beneath the double elimination formulation.
After decreasing the flag 5-4 in opposition to Dragons du Sud-Ouest Relève in elevating the curtain on Saturday; the younger Bellechassoises edged the Lions of Lac-Saint-Louis Relèves by the 11-8 mark.
This victory allowed the Amazons to proceed their solution to this playoff event the place they then discovered themselves dealing with the South Shore Stars; the hardest opponent they’d defeated by the 3-1 mark; who eradicated the latter from the race for the medals.
The attractive run of the Amazons ended proper on the doorstep of the medal spherical once they bowed as soon as once more to the Dragons du Sud-Ouest Relève; this time by the 9-5 mark; throughout their fourth within the event.
Properly that it’s reversed at my finish to the journey of the Amazon; the group of entrants to have to depart the travail de leurs jeunes proteégées qui avaient de quoi être fières de cette quatrième place; they ent enormément progressé tout au lengthy de station.
Resident in Beauceville; the assistant coach Jean-Michel Laliberté recalled that the group had been fashioned a 12 months in the past; in the course of a pandemic interval; and that after having carried out some on-line practices in January 2021; the younger girls have been capable of begin coaching the outside in February close to Saint-Gervais; climate situations allowing on the time.
Coaching on the Saint-Henri tennis courtroom in March; then on a ball courtroom from the top of April; helped full the group’s preparation for this primary season on the provincial circuit.
-It was the primary time the ladies performed collectively. As they got here from totally different cities and knew little about one another; it was an ideal problem to get them to work for a typical aim; respecting bodily distancing and carrying a masks –; emphasizes Mr. Laliberté.
This primary season has ended; the group of the Amazons is already making ready for the 2022 season with the celebration of the choice discipline that shall be held on Saturday; September 18 in Saint-Gervais.
Allow us to do not forget that the formation of the Amazons was composed of Marilou Godbout (Saint-Gervais); Delphine Patry (Saint-Charles); Élodie Marceau (Sainte-Claire); Maély Rémillard (Saint-Raphaël); Jade Lavallée (Saint-Henri); Jade Brouillette (Saint-Henri); Gladys Fournier (Armagh); Alice Couture (Saint-Henri); Victoria Hethrington (Saint-Raphaël); Magalie Lavallée (Saint-Henri); Léonie Rémillard (Saint-Raphaël); Rose-Marie Roy (Saint-Raphaël) and Letycia Morin (Saint-Damien).
These have been beneath the supervision of Eleni Bernier (head coach); Jean-Michel Laliberté (assistant coach); Louis Dupont (affiliate coach) and Emmy Girard; assistant coach.