XTREME '99 TAKES GOLD AT FLEETWOOD'S KAREN REIMER MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT
Over the Easter long weekend the Langley Xtreme 99 rep softball team battled their way to a victory in the Fleetwood Fastpitch Association’s annual Karen Reimer Memorial Tournament. During round robin play the girls struggled to play their game leading them to finish with one win, two ties and one loss.
Entering the playoffs in the 6th and final playoff spot they had a huge task ahead to win the gold. In the first round, they were able claim the win against their sister team, Langley Xtreme 00 and move on to the semi final round against Ridge Meadows Rage. The Rage game was a back and forth affair that remained very close until the final inning with Langley pulling away by 3 runs. In the final facing the home team Fleetwood Force, the girls were able to rally together and score an impressive 9 runs while only letting in 2, allowing them to claim their first gold medal of the season. The entire team contributed to this roller coaster win.