Great weather and field conditions welcomed 18 teams to the Pepsi Softball Centre for the 2006 Territorials, including four teams from Dawson and two from Watson Lake.
In the Peewee division (ages 13-14), Watson Lake went undefeated, posting three straight wins. The Watson Lake squad faced the Co-operators from Whitehorse in the final on Sunday, winning 16-13.
The Mite division (ages nine-10) featured a five-team race, which came down to an all-Whitehorse battle with Home Hardware taking on the Office Supply Centre.
This close match ended in an 8-7 win for the Office Supply Centre.
The largest division was the squirts (ages 13-14) with a field of six teams. Champions Dawson rebounded from a first-round loss against Kal Tire, winning its next four games. The final was a rematch between Dawson and Kal Tire, with Dawson winning by a solid 7-4 margin.
Two exhibition bantam teams (ages 15-17) entered as well, Dawson and Pacific Northwest Moving.
Pine Plumbing 2
Kye Durell netted four goals for Pepsi, Dayna Thompson and Heidi Loos scored a pair each, and Dimitri Pulido added one. Calvin Laveck took Pepsi’s top player honours.
Pine’s scorers were Zack Young (who took the MVP nod) and Cody Morrison Reynolds.
Colad Laser Esthetics 7
Under warm, sunny skies, Lee Hawkings put in five big goals for Colad, and Kyle Levia added another two. MVP for Colad was Michael Fisher, for playing well offensively.
Qualita’s Lowell Johnson scored both of their goals and Connor Boyle was named player of the game.
Qualita’s showed their sportsmanship, volunteering a player to the Colad team to balance out the sides. Both teams were short a few players.
Medicine Chest 6
Grant McWatters’ four goals led the Chest, with Joaquin McWatters and Samantha Macklon added a goal each. Josh Hanrath scored twice for Norline while Montana Coburn singled. The MVPs were Dillon Vickerman for Medicine Chest and Montana Coburn for Norline.
Dave’s Cleaning 3
Audette Construction 2
Dave’s Cleaning was shorthanded, so Audette kindly offered one of theirs, Cody Reaume, and the game was on. Karlee Bendera, Ryan MacKinnon and Cody Reaume scored for Dave’s. Scott Longman and Tyler Audette replied for Audette. Top players were Tasha Cammidge for Dave’s Cleaning and Josh Scheffen for Audette.
Prime Meridian Physiotherapy 2
Gartner Lee Limited 1
Prime Meridian’s scorers were Kathleen Pereira and Brendan Irish. Alex Hanson scored Gartner Lee’s only goal.
Gartner Lee’s top player was Bradley Charbeau, while Prime Meridian’s MVP was Ryan Weinberg.
Physio Plus 0
Dakota Thomson netted a pair as Fitzsimmons blanked Physio Plus. Nylan Duncan and Jacob Fitzsimmons added singles. Lauren Leslie was named top player for Fitzsimmons.
Physio’s Josh Van Bibber took MVP honours as well.
Surgical Precision 0
No scoring in this draw, but Clayton Rumley was Norcope’s top player, and Rachel Lawsen was Surgical Precision’s player of the game.
Coates Services Yukon Ltd. 5
Tim Hortons 3
Top scorers were Brett Nichols, who fired in one, and Chris Torgerson, who nailed four for Coates.
Scorers for the Coffee club were Samantha Wintemute, two, and Damien Terry, one.
MVP for Coates was Sydney Terry MVP for Tim Hortons was Brady Green.
Here are the results from Wednesday games played in the scoring heat; Judging by the names of players, most teams were short players and younger brothers and sisters were recruited to filled in.
Dana Naye Ventures 5
Locksmith Services 0
Garrett Heynen had the hat trick for Dana Naye Ventures, while Kurtis Hills and player of the game Chris Torgerson added singles.
The MVPs for Locksmith were two great players, Aven Knutsen and Simon Geoffrey.
Bumper to Bumper 7
Bumper to Bumper’s Brandon Langenhan and Tyler Wiens both had hat tricks, and Kelsey Smeeton added the seventh. Breyin Wiens was the top bumper.
Max Melvin-McNutt and Charlie Kedziora found the net for Wal-Mart, and Christinna Fleshman was the player of the game.
BMO Bank of Montreal 7
Rodan Air 2
BMO only had nine players, and Rodan Air had 10, no spares for either side and both teams played hard in the heat.
The Bank’s Dylan Sands was an offensive force, scoring four goals and adding a couple of assists. Matthew Pollard was no slouch, adding a hat trick for BMO. Lucas Rankeiller was named MVP.
Jorden Lindsay and Michael Hare scored two goals each for Rodan.
‘Low Net’ collected the full eight points over Roadhouse Offsales Relics in individual match play Thursday at Mountainview, moving from third to first place. Matco Transportation held onto second spot with a five-point night.
The only other full eight-point winner was Mackay & Partners who moved up four spots in the standings.
Standings as of June 8th:
(Team, June 8, Season Total)
1st Low Net – 8, 27
2nd Matco Transportation —
3rd Missing Links — 7, 26
4th P&M Recycling — 4-24
5th Emco Foreskins — 3, 22
6th Roadhouse Bar & Grill —
7th The Chain Gang — 6, 21
8th Yukon Tire Mechanical —
9th Northerm — 3, 19
10th Feature Foods — 5, 19
11th Irving Collision — 6, 18
12th Whitehorse Business
Machines — 6, 18
13th Norline Coaches — 5, 17
14th Airline Inn — 2, 16
15th Mackay & Partners — 8,
16th NuWay Crushing —
17th Olson Construction —
18th Kal Tire — 5, 13
19th Totaltrac Yukon — 3, 12
20th Shoppers Drug — 4, 12
21st Northwestel — 2, 11
22nd Talmark/Sit Easy —
23rd Macdonald & Co. —
24th Triple “J” Services — 0, 8
25th Casa Loma Motel — 2, 8
26th Skookum Asphalt — 5, 5
27th RoadHouse Offsales
Relics — 0, 4