2018 Vernonia Results

August 5, 2018

The 44th Annual V.A.P. Invitational Softball tournament in Vernonia, Oregon was held August 3-5, 2018.  Our team was undefeated and came away with 1st Place in the Upper Division after a championship game against the other Tillamook team, The Fern Café.


The Women's Tillamook Merchants team had the following All-Stars:
Sandra Valencia, Cassie Christensen, Trina Goss and Erika Bettis.  Our Golden Glove was Jessica Valencia and our MVP was Kelsey Petty.

Batting Averages for the tournament were:


Cassie Christensen      .611     11/18 with 6 doubles, 3 homeruns (1st over the fence homerun in her career and ended the tournament with 3 of them!)


Kelsey Petty                 .600     12/20 with 3 doubles, triple, 2 homeruns (1 Grand Slam)


Jessica Valencia          .546     12/22 with 3 doubles, 2 triples, 4 homeruns (1 Grand Slam)


Sandra Valencia          .529     9/17 with double and triple


Trina Goss                   .450     9/20


Christina Wickersham .438     7/16 with 2 doubles, triple


Stacie Kimmel             .375     6/16 with double


Erika Bettis                  .353     6/17 with double


Maydra Valencia         .353     6/17 with 3 doubles and homerun


Nichole McConkey      .333     2/6 with double


Michelle Beeler          .250     4/16

Monica Valencia         .231     6/26 with 2 doubles


The Tons Of Fun Men's team ended up with 4th Place in the Upper Division and had the following All-Stars:  Curtis Christensen and Will Reding.



2018 League Results

July 18, 2018

The 2018 Women's League concluded on July 18, 2018.  At the conclusion of the season, there was a tie between Tillamook Merchants and Werner's Gourmet Meat Snacks for 1st place.  Since a day for a playoff game couldn't be agreed upon by the teams, the decision was made to end with a tie and share first place. 

Below are the final league standings:

1st Place: Tillamook Merchants

     All-Stars:  Erika Bettis, Kelsey Petty & Cassie Christensen

1st Place: Werner's Gourmet Meat Snacks

     All-Stars:  Maydra Valencia, Pami Boomer, Kaitlyn Fagan

3rd Place:  Rodeo Steak House and Grill

     All-Stars:  Jessica Garcia, Paige Robertson, Christina Wickersham

4th Place:  Foss Woodworking

     All-Stars:  Carrie Weathers, Alicia Rich, Lauren Crist

5th Place:  Umpqua Bank    

     All-Stars:  Daisy Romero, Brittany Ruberto, Des Brotherton

Sportsmanship Award went to Umpqua Bank