The inaugural Chadwick Bay Softball Bash match kicks off tonight |  Information, Sports activities, Jobs

The inaugural Chadwick Bay Softball Bash match kicks off tonight | Information, Sports activities, Jobs

Chadwick Bay Fury’s Emma Ahlstrom (Dunkirk Excessive Faculty), left, and Lakeshore Eclipse’s Carilene Sliwa (NCCS), proper, are joined by Dunkirk Mayor Wilfred Rosas for the match’s ceremonial first pitch at Wright Park. Submitted picture

DUNKIRK – Even if you happen to’re not within the lineup, there’s nonetheless a lot to get pleasure from this weekend when the women 16-14U softball groups hit the bases at Wright Park.

The Dunkirk Little League Advanced together with Prommenschenkel Stadium and the Faculty 7 softball discipline will host the lion’s share of video games with further contests held on the Dunkirk Excessive Faculty Athletic Advanced. Groups from throughout Western New York and Northeastern Pennsylvania will battle it out for the match championship over the weekend.

“This can be a nice occasion for the town of Dunkirk.” mentioned Dunkirk Mayor Wilfred Rosas. “When Kory introduced this to my consideration, I gave him my assist and that of the administration wholeheartedly. We predict over 1,000 guests to the realm this weekend and see it as a possibility to showcase the highest class sports activities and leisure amenities obtainable within the metropolis and get these households to patronize the town’s retailers, shops and eating places. Hopefully some native folks will come down and assist the women and benefit from the weekend too.”

The motion begins as we speak at 18:15 at Prommenschenkel Stadium the place the Lake Storm will tackle Grand Island. At 6:30 p.m., the Dunkirk Junior Advanced will host an Amherst Lightning workforce comprised solely of younger girls from Southern Chautauqua County and the Jamestown space as they tackle Clarence. Additionally at 6:30 p.m., at Dunkirk Excessive Faculty, the Lakeview Lightning will tackle the Erie (Pennsylvania) Frost, whereas at 6:45 p.m. North Tonawanda (Witt) will tackle the Amherst Thunder at Faculty 7’s discipline.

Tonight’s sport will tip off at 8 when the host Chadwick Bay Fury, made up of ladies from Dunkirk, Silver Creek, Fredonia and Brocton, tackle the Hamburg Woman Dawgs underneath the lights at Prommenschenkel Stadium.

“The response to this occasion has been past our wildest desires,” Event organizer Kory Ahlstrom commented. “Now we have had a full discipline for months with a number of groups out. The suggestions we have gotten from different groups is that they are excited to come back to Dunkirk and spend the weekend on the lakeshore enjoying softball. We’re excited and it must be enjoyable.”

Play resumes Saturday morning at 9 a.m. and continues all through the day with the ultimate sport beginning at 7:45 p.m. On Sunday, the 16 groups shall be divided into two teams for the championship sport, beginning at 9 a.m. whereas the finals are anticipated to start out round 3 pm

The complete schedule will be discovered at and the occasion is free for the general public to attend.

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