The highlight of the Flyers’ batting performance was a Grand Slam Home Run by Lyndon Rosser. The rest of the Flyers’ batting line-up all contributed to the points tally, but the Lions’ defence had particular problems preventing Sarah Cann and Garry Le Maistre from reaching Home Plate.
In the field, the Flyers concentrated on the “out” at First Base on the batter-runner, which kept their opponents points score down and kept runners off-base. The Flyers’ Captain, Chris Le Lion, rotated his fielders throughout the five innings, but Beth Rosser excelled in every assignment, and she was the named the Flyers’ player-of-the-match.
After five innings were over, the Flyers claimed the victory with a convincing 130 – (9) score-
The second game of the evening saw Jacksons Falcons take on the Carey Olsen Woodchucks. Both teams displayed excellent energy throughout, with the Woodchucks eager to show the seasoned Falcons their new-found confidence.
The Falcons were undetermined by their opponents, and with standout performances from pitcher, Paulo Dos Reis and second baseman Nardine Nicolas, the birds of prey stole the win from the Woodchucks with the final score tallying up to 107 – 42.