Power U14 finish strong, Clark MVP

The Penticton Power under-14 girls fastball team enjoyed a successful season in District 9

SYDNEY CLARK was named the most valuable player for the Penticton Power under-14 girls fastball team. Submitted photo

SYDNEY CLARK was named the most valuable player for the Penticton Power under-14 girls fastball team. Submitted photo

The Penticton Power under-14 girls fastball team finished a strong season with a 9-7-1 record in District 9.

The Power won its final game of the season 11-7 over the Summerland Scorch on June 16.

“They had a great year and finished really strong,” said Power coach Craig Denton.

During the weekend of June 11, the Power competed in the District 9 play downs and lost the final 10-3 to the Kelowna Flames, who lost just one game all season. Denton said the play downs went well as his team played great.

“We had a really good tournament,” he said.

In the round robin they beat Vernon and Summerland in the round robin. In their first playoff game they beat West Kelowna to advance to the finals.

Helping lead the Power was season most valuable player, Sydney Clark. The Power’s best defensive player was Marlise Fox. Ella Nuttgens was named the best hitter and Kilee Peck was the most improved. Clark was the Power’s main pitcher and Denton said she is one of their bigger and best hitters.

In summing up the season, Denton said his players worked hard and had a lot of fun.

The U16C squad finished its season with 12 losses and two ties, while the U12C Power went 12-1. Their lone loss came in the final game of the season. They are in Salmo this weekend for the regioanl championship.