• Patrick McBride

FLASH BACK: Seven Coasters in Tournament Teams

A look back at the Scenicland Sport and Leisure magazine Jan 2000.

PHOTO: Under 15 girls softball team.


Seven West Coast softball players were selected in the South Island teams after the recently completed Under 15 boys and girls tournament at Jellyman Park in Cobden.


The West Coast girls finished second to Southland with four players Jezara Koch, Amy Davison, Kirsty Crook and Amber Whall all chosen in the South Island team. Coast manager, Tina Burton was also selected as the team manager. The teams results were - wins over Canterbury B 17-6, 16-6, and Otago 16-5. However Southland beat Coast 12-6 and 16-6.


The boys team did not have the same success as the girls side but had three players selected in the tournament team- Ben Cornish, Sean Costelloe and Jordan McGrath. West Coast beat Eastern Southland 16-3 and Otago 18-14. However they lost to Cnterbury 10-9 and 12-4. Otago 18-1, Eastern Southland 13-9, and Southland 16-6 and 29-3.

PHOTO: U/15 girls player Sarah Stuart at bat.


PHOTO: Under 15 boys West Coast softball team.