Congratulations to the Western Magpies Softball Club and the Women's Open team on an outstanding season.
Unbeaten through the Auckland competition, several tournament wins and a narrow loss in the NZ Nationals Club competition. Fantastic effort. Great job by coaches Tua and John along with Maree and Debbie.
The team has had the most successful season to date for the club playing 61 games in total and winning 58 which included contesting every final. A summary of the results follows:
Winners - Bears Classic, undefeated
Winners - Doreen Hutching, 1 x round robin loss
Winners - Bev Smith Memorial, undefeated
Runners up - Bev Chote Classic, lost final
Auckland Fastpitch Championship
Winners - Round robin play, undefeated
Winners - AFC Champions, undefeated
Softball NZ women's club nationals
Runners up - SNZ Open club nationals, lost final
The team have had an extraordinary year and have certainly pushed hard for their results and we could not be more proud of them. 3 years ago, we couldn't make a final, last year we made 4 finals and won 1.
We as a team, players and management thank Wil sport very much for your support this year in assisting us with building tomorrow champions and your support has helped this team become the team we knew it could be.
Tua Raroa (Coach)