Lady Pirates take second at Emeralds SMASH tourney

| July 3, 2020 3:46 PM

USA Softball teams in all age brackets completed another tournament weekend as Kalispell hosted the 2020 Emeralds SMASH June 26-28.

After a hard fought tournament, the 16/18U Polson Lady Pirates fell to the Spokane Mudhens 13-3 in the Championship game on Sunday. In the semifinal Polson won a close game over Frenchtown after holding the Fury Fastpitch to one run in the seventh inning, taking the victory 3-2. Josie Caye led the Lady Pirates at bat, going 14-23 for a .609 average.

In the 14U silver bracket the Polson Lady Pirates fell in the semifinal to Spokane Stealth, 9-4.

After a series of wins over the weekend the Lady Pirates 12U team fell to the Venom in the championship game, 8-0.

Polson’s 10U squad tied the Columbia Falls Lil Rebs on Friday 11-11, and then finished the tournament with three losses.

Over the holiday weekend, the Lady Pirates are set to host the annual Polson Splash Classic at the Polson Softball Complex.

2020 Emeralds SMASH

Kidsports Complex

Kalispell, MT

Fr-Su, June 26-28

16/18U championship

(#1) Mudhens 13, (#4) Lady Pirates 3

Polson 000 3 – 3 3 5

Spokane 454 x – 13 11 3*

Katelyne Druyvestein (1.67IP: 3K,1W), (4) Turquoise Pierre and Lexy Orien. Katelyn Strauss, (4) Rilee Homer and Grace Melcher, (4) Macie Connor.

18U POLSON LADY PIRATES – Josie Caye 0-2, Druyvestein 0-1, Kobbey Smith 1-2, Orien 1-2, T.Pierre 0-1, McKenna Hanson 0-2, Mossy Kauley 0-1, Liz Scabbyrobe 1-1, Reegan Stinger 0-2, Anna Vert 0-1.

16U SPOKANE MUDHENS – Jenna Williamson 0-1, Carly Imes 3-3, Emma Todhunter 2-3, Connor 1-1, Strauss 2-2, Gracie Boe 1-1, Sierra Fischer 1-2, Jaden Donahoe 1-2, Homer 0-1.

HR – Todhunter 2, Strauss 2. 2B – Kobb; Fischer, Imes. RBIs – Orien, Hanson, Scabbyrobe; Williamson, Imes, Todhunter 5, Connor, Strauss 2, Boel. SH – Druyver; Homer. BB – Williamson. HB – T.Pierre. ROE – Caye 2; Williamson, Todhunter, Donahoe. Runs – Kobb, Lex, Turq.

Asterisk (*) denotes stat variant(s) where alternative stat specs exist - SMGC: 12H,4E (Todhunter 3H).

(#4) Lady Pirates 3, (#2) Fury Fastpitch 2 (semi)

Polson 010 010 1 – 3 8 3

Frenchtown 010 000 1 – 2 5 3

Katelyne Druyvestein (1K,0W,1PO) and Lexy Orien. Sadie Smith (4K,1W) and Toni Beatty.

18U POLSON LADY PIRATES – Josie Caye 4-4, Druyvestein 0-2, Kobbey Smith 1-4, Turquoise Pierre 1-3, McKenna Hanson 2-2, Mossy Kauley 0-2, Reegan Stinger 0-3.

18U FRENCHTOWN FURY FASTPITCH – MiKaela Field 1-3, S.Smith 1-3, Shelby Miotke 1-3, Cl.Bagnell 0-2, Maddy Eggers 2-2.

2B – T.Pierre; Field. RBIs – Kobb 2; Field, Eggers. SH – Druyver 2, Hanson. BB – Kauley. ROE – Kobb; Lindsey Knight, Chloe Long. FC – Stinger; Cl.Bagnell. SB – Cl.Bagnell. Runs – Caye 2, Hanson; Cl.Bagnell, Long. (Su28Jun20gm5brkt)

(#4) Lady Pirates 4, (#3) Diamonds 1

Polson 022 000 0 – 4 11 2

Spokane 000 010 t – 1 6 0

Katelyne Druyvestein (1K,1W) and Lexy Orien. Kaitlin Banks (6K) and Bree Waldron.

18U POLSON LADY PIRATES – Josie Caye 3-4, Druyvestein 3-3, Kobbey Smith 1-4, Orien 1-3, Turquoise Pierre 1-3, McKenna Hanson 2-3, Mossy Kauley 0-3, Gianna Fyant 0-2, Anna Vert 0-3.

18U SPOKANE DIAMONDS – Dixie Sefton 1-3, Brookie Dryden 2-3, Waldron 1-3, Banks 2-3, layne Lathrop 0-2, Avery Erickson 0-1.

2B – Caye, Druyver, Hanson. RBIs – Caye 2, Hanson, Kauley; Dryden. BB – Erickson. HB – Fyant. ROE – Lathrop. FC – Kobb, Orien; Banks. Runs – Hanson 2, Kauley, (cr) Ashlynn DePoe.

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Lady Pirates 15, 16U Fury 0

Polson 303 90 – 15 20 0

Frenchtown 000 0t – 0 1 4

Katelyne Druyvestein (4K), (3) Turquoise Pierre (3K) and Lexy Orien, (2) McKenna Hanson. Olivia Campbell and Abby Faulhaber.

18U POLSON LADY PIRATES – Josie Caye 0-4(RBI,2FC), Druyvestein 3-4(RBI,SB), Kobbey Smith 2-3(2B,3RBI,ROE), Orien 3-3(2RBI), T.Pierre 2-2(RBI), Hanson 2-3(2B,3RBI,ROE), Mossy Kauley 3-3(2RBI), Gianna Fyant 1-3(RBI), Liz Scabbyrobe 1-3(RBI,FC), Reegan Stinger 1-3, Anna Vert 2-3(ROE,SB).

16U FRENCHTOWN FURY FASTPITCH – Emma Lloyd 1-1, Aryanna Green 0-1(FC).

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Lady Pirates 8, LL Lightning 0

Polson 021 23 – 8 9 1

Spokane 000 0t – 0 0 3

Katelyne Druyvestein (6K,1PO) and Lexy Orien. Olsen, (5) Miller and Pape, (5) Hernandez.

18U POLSON LADY PIRATES – Josie Caye 2-3(2B,SB), Druyvestein 1-3, Kobbey Smith 1-1(2BB), Turquoise Pierre 3-3(RBI,2SB), McKenna Hanson 0-3(RBI,ROE), Mossy Kauley 0-2(RBI), Gianna Fyant 1-1(BB), Liz Scabbyrobe 0-0(2BB), Reegan Stinger 1-2(RBI).

18U LIBERTY LAKE LIGHTNING – Sebata 0-1(ROE).

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18U Diamonds 4, 18U Lady Pirates 2

Polson 010 001 – 2 5 2

Spokane 000 04x – 4 2 1

Sierra Wyatt, (6) Kaitlin Banks and Bree Waldron. Katelyn Druyvestein (4K,5W), (5) Turquoise Pierre (1K) and Lexy Orien.

18U POLSON LADY PIRATES – Josie Caye 2-3(SB), Druyvestein 0-2(RBI,BB), Kobbey Smith 0-2(BB), T.Pierre 0-1(BB), McKenna Hanson 1-2, Liz Scabbyrobe 1-2, Gianna Fyant 0-1(BB), Mossy Kauley 0-1(BB), Reegan Stinger 0-1(BB), Anna Vert 1-2(SB).

18U SPOKANE DIAMONDS-WUESTHOFF –Dixie Sefton 0-1(BB), Brookie Dryden 0-0(2BB), Abbie Amend 1-2(HR,2RBI), Waldron 0-1(BB), Banks 0-2(ROE), AJ Sosky 0-2(FC), Kate Barnard 0-1(BB), Layne Lathrop 1-2(2RBI,FC).

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10U Polson Lady Pirate Alexa Kinaman pitches during a game at the 2020 Emeralds Smash softball tournament in Kalispell June 26-28. (Bob Gunderson photo)

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12U Polson Lady Pirate Nevaeh Arnoux doubles during a game at the 2020 Emeralds Smash softball tournament in Kalispell June 26-28. (Bob Gunderson photo)

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14U Polson Lady Pirate Nikki Kendall plays in a game at the 2020 Emeralds Smash softball tournament in Kalispell June 26-28. (Bob Gunderson photo)

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16U Polson Lady Pirate Josie Caye makes a double play during a game at the 2020 Emeralds Smash softball tournament in Kalispell June 26-28. (Bob Gunderson photo)

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16U Polson Lady Pirate Josie Caye slides home safe during a game at the 2020 Emeralds Smash softball tournament in Kalispell June 26-28. (Bob Gunderson photo)

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12U Polson Lady Pirate Christine Tenas steals during a game at the 2020 Emeralds Smash softball tournament in Kalispell June 26-28. (Bob Gunderson photo)

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Polson 12U Emerald Smash Gold Bracket Runnerup Back Row: Isabo Fyant, Nevaeh Arnoux, Alyssa Orien, Sierra Perez, Josie Henriksen Front Row: Olivia Jore, Madison Turner, Christine Tenas, Samantha Rensvold, Emma Smith (Bob Gunderson photo)

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12U Polson Lady Pirate Isabo Fyant plays in the semifinal game at the 2020 Emeralds Smash softball tournament in Kalispell June 26-28. (Bob Gunderson photo)

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14U Polson Lady Pirate Avery Starr is at bat during a game at the 2020 Emeralds Smash softball tournament in Kalispell June 26-28. (Bob Gunderson photo)

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16U Polson Lady Pirate Katelyne Druyvestein plays in a game at the 2020 Emeralds Smash softball tournament in Kalispell June 26-28. (Bob Gunderson photo)

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16U/18U Emerald Smash 2020 Gold Bracket Runnerup Back Row: Josie Caye, Turquoise Pierre, McKenna Hanson, Mossy Creek Cauley, Anna Vert, Reegan Stinger, Lexy Orien Front Row: Elizabeth Scabbyrobe, Ashlynn DePoe, Katelyne Druyvestein, Gianna Fyant, Kobbey Smith (Bob Gunderson Photo)