On a glorious summer evening the Rebels beat the Royals 2-0 in the annual inter-club game. Playing a double header, the Rebels won 19-12 and then 8-3 to exert some revenge on the two defeats they suffered in the 2012 league campaign.
Although no league points were on offer and the evening was more a social gathering, the Rebels have the bragging rights for 2013 and levelled the overall series at 2-2.
Injury robbed the game of 3 Rebels and 1 Royal. Each team fielded near their full strength teams, with the Royals fielding 7 of the 10 who played in the recent 20-20 draw with Chalfont Phoenix, and the Rebels bring the batting that produced in their 30-10 win over the Hawks these were two good encounters.
Roll on the next encounter.
What a week!. Monday saw us playing Chalfont in the indoor league. Chalfont leading the league and needing a win to keep Baps and Balls at bay, MSC needing a win to continue the recent good run. So what do you get? An amazing 43-43 draw, with MSC having the chance to win it with the last batter.
Tuesday we were in the School again. The sun was out making it a glorious morning to be out playing softball. What better to do in the sun but let the kids loose with bats and tees, then get them playing a game. Still came off the fielded covered in mud, but the kids were itching to get back out early for the next lesson. Let’s hope the snow keeps away for this Tuesday coming.
Wednesday was League Quiz night, the mixed MSC and RP team came a creditable second. What a hard quiz too, a real tester which made the second place even more pleasing.
The week ended with a indoor training session. This time the adults got a chance to use the bats and tees and the machine. Saw some very good progress in our newer players, they are taking to the game well. Still work to do, but the squad has blown the winter cobwebs off. One more week indoors then we all get muddy outside after Easter.