Nanaimo fastpitch team takes tourney title

NANAIMO – The Nanaimo Diamonds ’99 fastpitch softball team won its own tournament last month.

The Nanaimo Diamonds ’99 fastpitch softball team won its own tournament last month.

The squad bested nine other teams in its division and finished the tourney in style with a 1-0 shutout of the Victoria Devils in the final.

Diamonds ace Jordyn East threw a complete game with 12 strikeouts and was backed up by strong defence.

“The girls won because they deserve to win,” said coach Colin East in a press release. “They practise hard, they have fun and they know when to turn it on.”