On Saturday, March 22nd baseball and softball complex EAGLES PRAGUE woke up from winter time. Opening day this year was directed by parents who played“Slowpitch tournament”. The big unknown was the weather but we had an amazing sunny day and underscored the atmosphere of the tournament.
We had over 110 parents and friends of the club. Compiled with 8 teams which were divided into two groups. Subsequently, explained the rules of the tournament , specify the organizational issues and began to warm up before the first game.
Group ” A” with teams: KLENOTY, AMIGOS, SAMOSEBOU and POZDNÍ SBĚR. Group ” B ” with PANTATAS, VÝMAZ, CHICAS and BTÝM. They played round robin, and then final games (1st vs. 1st, 2nd vs. 2 and 3 vs. 3.) Rules have been specially adapted to the game for parents :-).
In group ” A” , winning team POZDNÍ SBĚR. In second place was the team AMIGOS, which reached the same number of points as a team KLENOTY, but had received less points. As I mentioned earlier , the third place went to the team KLENOTY and one win in the last position in the group placed team SAMOSEBOU. This group was very balanced and in the last game nothing has been decided .
In group ” B” dominated team VÝMAZ who won every game. In second place was team CHICAS. Third place in the group team PANTATAS . Without a single win in the group , unfortunately, placed team BTÝM .
7th place game was between SAMOSEBOU and BTÝMU. BTÝM aimed to win at least one game in the tournament, of course as the match went to fight for the honor. In dramatic finish defended his team win SAMOSEBOU.
5th place game team was between KLENOTY and PANTATAS . Each of these teams so far won only one match and the tournament nobody wanted to end with lost. At the end PANTATAS won.
3rd plase game was between AMIGOS and CHICAS. The team CHICAS dominate and won a beautiful third place .
The final game of the tournament was between VÝMAZ and POZDNÍ SBĚR. Both of teams played really hard and try to theis best to win a title. At the end were VÝMAZ more successful and won all tournament without lost.
Final ranking :
1st place VÝMAZ
2nd place POZDNÍ SBĚR
3rd place CHICAS
4th place AMIGOS
5th place PANTATAS
6th place KLENOTY
7th place SAMOSEBOU
8th place BTÝM
Tournament was accompanied by a great mood all the participants and the spirit of fair play. I would like to thank you all for your commitment, excellent performance and create an incredible atmosphere that prevailed from the beginning to the end. It really was a beautiful sight and I believe that the tournament has met your expectations. I would also like to thank the two umpires for their excellent work throughout the tournament , all voluntares and Cantina for refreshments .
I hope you enjoy this tournament and repeat the autumn, when it again greatly enjoy.