ELE Group again backs the Winners!
Canterbury Softball has started with a FAST 45 tournament held at the Haswell Domain over the weekend (3rd and 4th October 2020). ELE Papanui Premier Men won the final on Sunday afternoon over PCU Premier Men. The final score being 9 to 1 in ELE Papanui’s favour.
ELE Papanui came out strong scoring 5 runs in the first innings. The ELE Papanui lads started well with ELE Papanui pitcher Jacko (Jackson Watt – ELE Chch Operations Manager) pictured below, shutting down the opposition to score no runs at their first innings at bat. With FAST 45 rules applying the second innings saw 2 runners starting on base. ELE Papanui continued to dominate with the bat, scoring a further 7 runs. PCU managed to score one run in the bottom of the 2nd.
With a time limit of 45 minutes ELE Papanui completed their 3rd turn at bat adding to their runs, with time up PCU were unable to bat again. Leaving ELE Papanui victors 9 – 1 WINNERS.
MVP for the tournament was Mitch Finnie from ELE Papanui.
Watch out for NZ FAST 45 on Sky TV later in the season. You will see ELE Papanui in live action, with qualifying in Christchurch and the winner heading to the Grand Final in Auckland.