Tairawhiti off to a flying start in U15 Softball North Island Champs

The U15 Softball North Island Champs kicked off today, with teams from all corners of the North Island descending on Waikirikiri Park for four days of grueling competition. The opening match saw Tairawhiti square off against Manawatu, and after an impressive haka the Tairawhiti side loked polished and calculated. The final score of the match was 11-2, and puts Tairawhiti in a good position going into their remaining round-robin matches.

There will be games played all day for four days at the domain, and the spectating will be exciting.

Tairawhiti U15 Boys Softball warm up for North Island Champs

The Tairawhiti Softball Boys Under 15 team traveled to Hawkes Bay on Saturday to play 3 games to begin preparations for the under 15 nationals to be held in Gisborne January 12-15.

First up was Napier Boys High School who struggled with the accuracy and power of Tairawhiti pitcher Treyson Hikitapu-Wilson. Tairawhiti dominated with the bat culminating in a massive home run by Hikitapu-Wilson eventually winning 15-1. Continue reading “Tairawhiti U15 Boys Softball warm up for North Island Champs”