Southern Mariners off to Lismore for Little League National Titles

April 13:

The first weekend of April marked a big weekend for the Southern Mariners in the Victorian Little League Baseball Championships.

4 Competitions, 4 titles to the Southern Mariners!

Minor League – won by Mariners White who finished on top
Development Cup – Won by Mariners Blue over Mariners White
Girls – Won by Mariners over Eastern A’s
All Stars – Won by Mariners over Eastern A’s

In addition, the Home Run Derby was won by Lili Cavanagh of the Southern Mariners.

Baseball Victoria’s report on the tournament is on their website at: 2016 Little League Championships

The All Stars will now join the Senior League team in representing Victoria at the National Titles in June.  More information on the tournament can be found on Baseball Australia website at: Australian Senior League and Little League Championships Announced

Sandringham Baseball Club is very proud of the Sandy players  who represented the Mariners in this tournament.

They were:

George Dimer

Lara Watson

Ruby Smith

Robinson Smith

Jett Beaton

Balin O Callaghan

Tom Connolly

Angus Newman

Sid Stillwell

Lachlan Smith

Landon Penca

Parker Austin

Jordan Doughty

Mat Kaplan

In addition, we had a number of coaches and administrators involved across these teams.

Brian Doughty was assistant coach of the Little League All-Star Team. Shane O’Callaghan acted as Exec Officer of the team.

Marty Smith coached a Minor team, so to did Nick Stillwell.  James Dimer acted as Exec Officer.  Mark Smith scored for one of the Development teams.

Miffanwy Smith was assistant coach of the girls team, and Di Watson acted as Exec Officer.

And of course, Rick Wills, our Junior Co-ordinator, is Exec Officer of the Southern Mariners!

Congratulations to them all, and we look forward to Balin, Tom and Angus flying the flag for Sandy as they represent the Mariners in the Little League National Titles in Lismore in June.

Mariners Group

More photos from the tournament are up on our Gallery page at: Royals Gallery


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