Nanaimo Diamonds baserunner Maya Dean slides home just ahead of the tag from Penticton Ice Girls catcher Brooke Hall-Eckes during action Saturday at the Softball B.C. U16 B provincial championships at Nanaimo’s McGirr Sports Fields. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

Softball teams score a lot of runs at provincials in Nanaimo

The Softball B.C. U16 B girls’ provincials were held at the McGirr Sports Fields

The Diamonds didn’t end up in medal contention, but they were good sports as the hosts of provincial softball championships this past weekend.

The Softball B.C. U16 B girls’ provincials were held at the McGirr Sports Fields.

The Diamonds placed 15th at the tournament. The Cloverdale Fury won the provincial championship, beating the Coquitlam Classics 3-2 in the final. The Ridge Meadows Rage were third.