Northern Softball Regionals: One round down, one to go!
Thursday, March 10th, 2016
The San Pedro High School were in the comfort of their own home as they hosted the NTSA Male and Female Northern Softball Regionals 2016 on Friday, March 4th.
The games took place at the Honorable Louis Sylvestre Sports Complex, where enthusiastic fans and supporters from other districts attended. Both female and male teams were equipped to compete in the regionals, and came from San Pedro High School (SPHS), Corozal Community College (CCC), Escuela Secondaria Tecnica Mexico (ESTM), and Orange Walk Technical High School (OWTHS).
Due to the inclement weather, only three out of seven matches were played, and remaining tournament was postponed. The female division opened up the competition as the first game occurred between ESTM and SPHS. EM soundly defeated SPHS 24 to 14.
In the male division, the second game was played between OWTHS and CCC, where OWTH defeated CCC 15 to 5. CCC team members were officially eliminated from the regionals and OWTHS boys are qualified for the Championship Game.
In the third and final game of the day, ESTM and OWTHS female teams matched up. ESTM took another win, as they defeated OWTHS in an intense game of 14-13. ESTM females now advance to the Championship Game!
Games resume this Sunday, March 13th commencing at 8:30 am at the same location. In game four, females start off the competition, with as OWTHS going against SPHS. The losing team in this match will be eliminated, and the winner will advance to the Championship game to face Escuela Mexico.
The boys will take the spotlight in game five, where Belize High School of Agriculture (BHSA) will be up against SPHS. The losing team will also be eliminated, and the winner will advance to the Championship Game to face OWTHS. Games six (female) and seven (male) will the Championship Games! Please come out and support your favorite teams at this fun sporting event.
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