International Friendship Series: Day One

NZ Emerging Sox v Southern Pride on Day One of the International Friendship Series.

International Friendship Series: Day One

All teams played through two games on a sunny, yet icy cold first day of the tournament down at Blacktown International Sportspark.

Here is a  wrap up of the day’s results and some notable performances.


GAME 1 Southern Pride d NSW 7 – 5
GAME 2 NZ Emerging Sox d Gold 7 – 0
GAME 3 Southern Pride d Gold 5 – 3
GAME 4 Green d NSW 4 – 1
GAME 5 NZ Emerging Sox d Western Civil 5 – 4
GAME 6 Queensland d Western Civil 8 – 2
GAME 7 Green d Queensland 7 – 0

Nick Lowe (Southern Pride) got his team going in Game 1 of the tournament with the first home run of the week, getting two across the plate.

Joshua Kelly (NZ Emerging Sox) had a superb pitching performance against the Aussie Gold team in Game 2, pitching four innings, conceding no runs with six strikeouts.



GAME 1 Green d NZ Emerging Sox 6 – 5
GAME 2 NZ Emerging Sox d Southern Pride 6 – 1
GAME 3 Waverley d NSW 6 -2
GAME 4 Gold d Green 13 – 1
GAME 5 Queensland d ISA NZ 13 – 2
GAME 6 ISA NZ dftd Waverley 7 – 2
GAME 7 TV Redsox dftd NSW 6 – 2
GAME 8 Gold dftd Queensland 11 – 1
GAME 9 TV Redsox dftd Southern Pride 15 – 0

Nikita Hiroki (NZ Emerging Sox) pitched four innings, for no runs and 6 strikeouts in Game 2 against the Southern Pride, as her team supported with strong batting to consolidate for a win.

Rhiannon Kemp (Aussie Gold) was very efficient from the batter’s box with four RBIs from her two at bats in Game 4 against her Aussie Green counterparts.

Rain has affected the start to Day 2 schedule of play, so please check the Softball Australia website and Facebook page for regular updates.

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