2018 Vernonia Results
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
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