Alvinston friends take top honours for softball at Ontario Summer Games


Two Alvinston ball players have been named top players at this summers Ontario Summer Games.

Sydney Redick was named MVP at the Ontario Summer Games Softball Tournament pitching 21 innings in playoff rounds, three games back to back.

In three playoff games, she struck out 41 batters, gave up three walks and had five earned runs against her.

Redick also had .380 batting average and earned five RBI’s.  Redick played for UTM Revolution U16 Bantam Tier 1 team which captured the bronze medal.

Ally Cumming was named Top Batter earning a .638 batting average over six games including eight singles, three doubles, three triples, seven RBI’s and scoring seven runs.  Cumming played for the Byron Blaze Bantam Tier 1 team which captured the gold medal.

Redick and Cumming started out playing the game of softball in Alvinston as teammates at an early age and continued playing together for many years in Alvinston and Enniskillen.

Redick will be returning to UTM Revolution U16 Bantam Tier 1 for the 2017 season.

Cumming has joined the Mid-Michigan Fire Stix U16 Cruthers team.  They traveled to Nashville to a USA Elite Select World Qualifying tournament placing second earning a berth to the USA Elite Select World Championships in Kansas City in 2017.

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