Shaneika Hollingworth of the Fraser Valley Fusion strikes the ball well during the gold medal game against the Parksville U19 Rage at the the Langley Fastball Association’s U19 Open Invitational. — Dan Ferguson Langley Times

Rage U19 earn silver at Langley tournament

The Parksville Rage U19B had a good run but fell short in the finals, losing to Fraser Valley Fusion 11-3 to settle for the silver medal at the Langley Fastball Association’s Open Invitational.

The tournament had 24 teams that featured the top U19 teams in British Columbia.

The Rage went unbeaten in the round robin, scoring three shutout wins against Langley Extreme 9-0, Richmond Islanders 7-0 and White Rock Renegades 10-0.

In the knockout, the Rage continued their impressive run, beating the Cloverdale Fury 12-4 to advance to the semifinals where they beat Langley Extreme 7-2.

The Rage advanced to the gold medal game but were unable to defuse the Fusion, who after a slow start put together five consecutive wins enroute to bagging the title.

The Rage are now preparing for their next tournament in Richmond, May 5-6.

You can watch the game at https://www.facebook.com/thomas.bell.927/videos/10215614004878530/

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