The Kelowna Heat was nothing short of dominant in winning the 2017 edition of the Richmond U18 B girls fastball tournament.
The Heat went a spotless 6-0 over the weekend, clinching the championship with an 11-4 victory the Richmond Islanders (‘00). Winning pitcher Tyler Carver helped her own cause with a three-run home run for the Heat.
To kick off the round robin, Kelowna handled the Surrey Storm 99 and Sooke Mavericks by identical 9-5 scores, with Brea McCormack and Racquel Bennett picking up Game MVPs.
Next up, the Heat took care of the Richmond Islanders 99 by a 13-5 score. Game MVP Haley Martin hit a three-run home run in the win.
Kelowna then defeated the Coquitlam Classics 9-4, with pitcher Tyler Carver picking up the win.
In the semifinals, the Heat blanked the Fleetwood Force in five innings, with Danya Truscott-Plitt picking up the win.
Heat hosts tourney…
The Heat will host their own U18 Spring Sizzle tournament this weekend at High Noon.
The 16-team event begins Friday at 6 p.m, with Kelowna taking on Sherwood Park, Alta.
The gold medal final is set for Sunday at 3 p.m.