Impressing at U-19 Team Ontario softball tryouts

U-19 Team Ontario softball co-coach Kathy Hill was highly impressed at the skills she saw during the fifth and final tryout. Hill is hoping to have an exhibition game or two planned before competing for gold at this year’s NAIG tourney being held in July. (Photo By Neil Becker)

By Neil Becker Sports News The expression on Mira Pearson’s face told the story when asked what making the U-19 Team Ontario girls softball team and winning gold at NAIG would mean to her. “To represent my reserve, my home would be an honour,” Pearson, who travelled from Curve Lake to Six Nations in what was the final tryout workout, said. “I think I’m going to cry just thinking about it.” After pausing for a moment Pearson who plays for the Whitby Eagles Midget squad commented, “The tournament (NAIG) is on my birthday.” It’s safe to say that winning gold would be the ultimate present for Pearson who has been playing ball since the age of 7 years-old and is a huge fan of current Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell…

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