Page 10 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - June 2016
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CLOCKWISE talent with clothing, native crafts crackers. The steamer clam TOURNAMENT RESULTS
FROM ABOVE: and an assortment of goodies for plates went fast. If folks didn’t
The Chehalis sale. It’s always more fun when get there early enough, they Men’s hardball tournament
Braves landed you can take a souvenir home to missed out on this delicious 1st: Chehalis Braves
commemorate the weekend. treat. The oyster plates didn’t 2nd: Little Boston
first in the last very long either. The lucky 3rd: NDN’z
men’s hardball The weekend was the perfect ones purchased orders and 4th: Rebels
time to visit with good friends walked away with smiling faces
tournament, and family. You could hear anticipating a delightful dish. Women’s slow pitch softball:
Fire and Ice voices ringing across the field 1st: Fire and Ice
were No. 1 in as they sat together rooting for Youth activities 2nd: Come Back With Attitude
women’s slow their family or team. 3rd: Skokomish
pitch softball Youth Center Director Tony 4th: Cal-Horz
and Hot Dogs The baseball teams played Medina made sure to keep
& Tacos came at a highly competitive level children busy with exciting Co-ed slow pitch softball:
out on top in as players were determined to activities and prizes. The loud 1st place: Hot Dogs & Tacos
co-ed slow bring home the championship siren echoed across the tribal 2nd place: Skokomish
pitch softball jackets. It was a spirited and complex to signal all the kids 3rd place: Lucky Eagle
during the good-natured competition that the games were about 4th place: Tomanamus
Tribal Days between teams, and they left it to begin. Children were seen
all on the field. running toward the basketball SPECIAL AWARDS
Memorial court to participate in the fun. Men’s hardball
Baseball Salmon, clams, oysters Winners were able to pick out MVP: Martin Brown (Chehalis
Tournament an assortment of goodies from Braves)
Weekend. The Chehalis tribal fish pit the wagon. Everyone came out a Best Bat: Sonny Youckton
offered salmon, clam and oyster winner because they had a blast! (Chehalis Braves)
WEEKEND plates Saturday and Sunday Best Glove: Kyle (Little Boston)
during the tournament. The Thank you Best Catcher: Gary Ortivez III
From page 1 lines were long, and many (Chehalis Braves)
in bleachers and chairs to watch awaited a fresh spring Chinook Our tournament directors,
the high-energy games. It was a plate with potato/macaroni umpires, announcers and Women’s softball
grand slam weekend of baseball. salad, baked beans and Ritz MVP: Tillie (Fire and Ice)
Best Bat: Chubz (Fire and Ice)
Tournament directors were Best Pitcher: Vickie (Come Back
busy as they scheduled games With Attitude)
and made sure they were played
in a timely manner. Directors Co-ed softball
made themselves available to MVP (men): Javi (Hot Dogs &
answer questions and clarify Tacos)
protests or official rules. MVP (women): Jo (Hot Dogs &
It is normal during the Best Glove: Jen (Skokomish)
first tournament of the season Best Bat: Ollie (Hot Dogs &
for the weather to be a little Tacos)
unpredictable. It was overcast
most of the tournament with scorekeepers did an outstanding
some showers Saturday. job. Their hard work, dedication
and continued support create a
Once folks worked up an well-run and successful event!
appetite, they sought out a
variety of treats offered by food Thanks for everyone who
vendors in different areas of traveled here to participate in
the tribal complex. Mmmm, an the 2016 Tribal Days Memorial
assortment of delicious aromas Baseball Tournament.
filled the air. Long lines proved
a challenging wait for the We pray everyone got home
hungry. safely and hope to see you next
Other vendors displayed their
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