(Kitchener, Ontario) – The St. Clair College Women’s Softball team lost 6-2 to Durham College (Oshawa) in the gold medal round at the OCAA Provincial Championship Tournament Saturday afternoon in Kitchener taking home their 3rd consecutive Silver Medal. The Lady Saints defeated Fanshawe College (London) by a score of 15-5 Saturday morning in a mercy shortened 6 innings to qualify for the championship game.
In the morning qualifying game St. Clair held a 7-5 lead over Fanshawe going into the 6th but put 8 runs for the mercy result. Sara Stiller (Windsor, ON/Holy Names) recorded the win on the mound going all 6 innings spreading out 10 hits to go with 3 strikeouts. Alexandra Senft (Windsor, ON/Walkerville), Rya Cowan (Lasalle, ON/Sandwich) and Hannah DesRosiers (Windsor, ON/Kenndy) each had 3 hits apiece to pace the Saints offensively with DesRosiers earning the Player of the Game Award with 3 RBI’s.
In the Championship game the Saints fell behind 5-0 after 4 innings and scored 2 runs in the 6th. But Durham responded in the bottom half with a run to complete the scoring. St. Clair catcher Lauryn Schram (Windsor, ON/St. Joseph’s) was named Player of the Game with an RBI double in the contest. Jordan Taylor (Lasalle, ON/St. Thomas of Villanova) and DesRosiers each had two hits for St. Clair in the game with Olivia Elliott (Oakville, ON) suffering the loss in 3 innings of work.
Mary O’Neil (Oldcastle, ON/St. Thomas of Villanova) and Jordan Taylor both represented St. Clair on the Championship All-Star team.