The Marlins and Sting are Golden

Palmerston Marlins Gold Medal Winning Bantam Girls Team. Left to right top row: Coach Dave McEachern, Natalie Eccles (Mount Forest), Kayla McEachern (Palmerson), Reghanne Howes (Listowel), Holly Jackson (Arthur), Ally Iles (Mount Forest), Vanessa Samms (Orangeville), Coach Mark Matheson Middle row: Julia Mantler (Drayton), Jess Johnston (Brussels) Erica Culp (Drayton), Erin Schill (Palmerston ), Sam Rupert Cargill, Carly Holland (Walkerton) Front row: Bat Girl Sara Rupert (Cargill) Mackey Iles (Mount Forest) Absent: Coach Ken Iles. Photo courtesy of Danielle Schill

A big day for local ball clubs yesterday.

The Palmerston Marlins won the Eastern Canadian Bantam Girls Championship in Quebec. The won the final game 4-2 against La Salle.

Elsewhere, the Belmore Peewee Sting won the U14 Boys Eastern Canadian Softball Championships in Newfoundland. They beat Napanee 7-1 for the gold.