Aussie Diamonds Green perfect in the Peppers Classic

Aussie Diamonds Green perfect in the Peppers Classic

The U17 Aussie Diamonds Green team have won the 2019 Peppers Classic with a perfect winning record in Mankato, Minnesota over the weekend.

Both the Green and Gold teams finished as top seed in their respective Pools, remaining undefeated through the opening two days of the international tournament.

Their strong play earned them both a first-round bye in the finals, Mankato had a chance of hosting an All Australian Grand Final, however, the Gold team went down in the preliminary final 5- to the SE Flyers while the Green team advanced with a 4-3 win over Lakeshore Rise.

The up and coming Australian softballers prevailed in the final over the SE Flyers 2-0 to return home champions of the tournament.

Amelia Fidge was able to record the first run of the game in the bottom of the second inning following an Aislinn Morris double, with Erin Behel converting her own double in the bottom of the third.

Australia was able to successfully defend their 2-0 lead until the end of the game, Charli Orsini keeping the Flyers in check with nine strikeouts through six innings of work.

Box Score
1 2 3 4 5 6 R H E
FLYERS 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1
AUS Diamonds Green 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 4 1
Aussie Green
Batting POS AB R H RBI BB SO
Totals 20 2 4 2 1 3
Madi Baker C 2 0 0 0 1 0
Hirari Kurihara SS 2 0 1 1 0 0
Jayde Jensen PH-SS 1 0 0 0 0 1
Jessica Rohde RF 3 0 0 0 0 0
Amelia Fidge CF 2 1 0 0 0 0
Aislinn Morris LF 2 0 1 1 0 1
Amaya Foxover 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0
Tallulah Civoniceva 1B 2 0 0 0 0 1
Keeley Lennon 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0
Erin Behel DP 2 1 2 0 0 0
Charli Orsini P 0 0 0 0 0 0
SE Flyers
Batting POS AB R H RBI BB SO
Totals 22 0 4 0 1 9
Steffen P 3 0 0 0 0 3
Bulinda CF 3 0 1 0 0 1
Chase RF 3 0 2 0 0 0
Fiannaly SS 2 0 0 0 1 1
Kopstteinl 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1
Todd 1B 2 0 1 0 0 1
Swee 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0
Meirces C 2 0 0 0 0 2
Funk DP 2 0 0 0 0 0
Wienke LF 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO
Totals 6.0 4 0 0 1 9
Charli Orsini 6.0 4 0 0 1 9

 

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO
Totals 5.0 4 2 1 1 3
Steffen 5.0 4 2 1 1 3