Peppers go 2-2 in Summerland

The Vernon H&L Glass Chilli Peppers went 2-2 in the Summerland Invitational Under 12 Girls Fastball Tournament

The Vernon H&L Glass Chilli Peppers went 2-2 in the Summerland Invitational Under 12 Girls Fastball Tournament last weekend.

The Peppers opened with a 12-10 loss to the Summerland Stealers. MVP of the game was Lindsay Crandlemire.

In their second game, the Peppers doubled West Kelowna with Samantha Head taking MVP.

The Peppers then brushed back another Summerland entry 12-7 with Ellen Campbell earning MVP. Vernon finished the tournament Sunday morning by losing 15-0 to Chilliwack. The Peppers got clutch hits from Head, Yetko Robbins, MVP Kalen Webster, Cora Coles and Crandlemire.

In league play last Thursday, the Chilli Peppers bowed 11-8 to host Sicamous.

Highlights included a snag from Head, at shortstop, and a throw to first basemen Morgan Johnson for the out and Crandlemire picking up a ball on the mound and tossing to Johnson for another out.  Head homered in the second inning.

The Vernon Legion #25 Angels, gained a tie and three tough losses in the Summerland tourney, opening with a 4-4 draw with Port Coquitlam.

Catcher Dayna Hanley was game MVP, while Rhianne Busslinger stroked a two-run single over third to score Allie Crandlemire and pitcher Shelby Munk in the first inning.

Danica Jensen smashed a single to centre field  to bring in Lexie Edwards, who had singled to left.

The Angels turned a doubleplay in the sixth with shortstop Stefani Anderson and first baseman Keara Crandlemire, who both doubled. Crandlemire scored Anderson for the tie.

Munk had some strikeouts, while Allie Crandlemire tagged two runners out at first, and second baseman Dallyce Edwards caught pop flies and recorded a few groundouts.

Vernon then lost 12-5 to Chilliwack with  Jensen, Allie and Keara Crandlemire and Dallyce Edwards, driving in runs in the third and fourth. Anderson sparkled at short for MVP.

The Angels fell 10-1 to North Delta with Munk and Dallyce Edwards sharing pitching duties and  catcher Allie Crandlemire collecting MVP.

Fleetwood of Surrey  ambushed the Angels 9-2 in Sunday action. Bader took MVP,  tagging a pair of outs at second. Lexie Edwards drilled a two-run shot to right field in the fifth inning.