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Tribal Days continued from page 1.... Tournament Summary steady rain continued tournament was fnished. throughout the night Men’s Hardball forcing the last day of The Men’s Hardball games to be postponed Tournament was played 1st Place - Chehalis 3rd Place - Nisqually until the following all day. It was a great 2nd Place - Rebels 4th Place - Indians weekend. day as players took to the feld at Tomahawk At the softball feld, Stadium. The loud the women’s teams agreed to tough speakers gave a play by play it out and play in the “Mud Bowl,” description of the present game as it was aptly named, to fnish the being played. There were cheers women’s softball portion of the of encouragement from the crowd tournament. The wet conditions as they rooted for their team. Of slowed the game way down on course, they took the opportunity to the slippery surface. Base runners pick on the umpires for a close call. were seen sliding into the base Team Chehalis defeated the Rebels sending mud and water towards the in a hard fought offensive game in defensive player. It didn’t dampen the championship game. Chehalis defeated the Rebels to win the 2013 Men’s Hardball the players competitive spirit as they Championship continued to play an inspired game of baseball. It was a fun weekend as The Coed Softball Tournament Women’s Slow Pitch Softball the Natives defeated the Lady Stars started as men and women took 1st Place - Natives 3rd Place - Nisqually in the championship game. the feld in this division of the tournament. The crowd enjoyed 2nd Place - Lady Stars 4th Place-Hurricanes Final Weekend some brilliant displays of athletic ability from both the men and On the morning of Saturday, June women as they fnished this two day 1, the remaining teams left in part of the tournament. the hardball tournament came to compete in the fnal games of the The Inkredibles took the frst game tournament. The feld was in much forcing a second championship better condition as the grounds crew game. Nisqually was able to had worked hard all week preparing rebound and win the championship. for the fnal games to be played. The weather was sunny as the The Natives defeated the Lady Stars to become the 2013 Miss Tribal Day Princess Pageant Women’s Slow Pitch Softball Champions Many community members attended community event showcases Coed Slow Pitch Softball the Miss Tribal Day Princess the candidates presenting their 1st Place - Nisqually 3rd Place - Bat Attack Pageant held on Wednesday, May speeches. The Youth Center staff 2nd Place - Inkredibles 4th Place - Skok 22. This well attended annual provided a delightful dinner of spaghetti and dessert. The Elders listened intently to each child give their speech ad casted their vote for the best cadidate to represent the Tribe. 2013 Miss Tribal Days Princesses. Pictured (L-R) are Miss Chehalis - Haley Parkinson; Jr. Miss Chehalis - Malena Canales; Lil’ Miss Chehalis - Nora Ortivez; and Miss Head Start - Turtle Nisqually defeated the Inkredibles to become to become the Canales. 2013 Coed Slow Pitch Championship Page 2   
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