Velva Wins Rugby Softball Tournament
A Velva team was the winner of a softball tournament held last week in Rugby.
The team took first place out of 14 teams when it beat AGT Foods in the championship round Sunday afternoon, 13-7.
In its first game of the tournament, Velva defeated the Rugby Eagles team, 8-1. They then beat Drill Chem/Westlies, 16-6, Lee’s Bar, 8-7, and the Rolette County Rockies, 12-7.
On Sunday Velva beat Dunseith, 7-0, and Rolette Bar, 16-11, to get to the championship round and the top of the bracket. They then beat Capri Jesz, the second seed in the second bracket, 7-5.
AGT won its first match of the tournament against Industrial Equipment, 10-0, but then fell to Capri Jesz, 4-3. They then won a close one against The Sluggers, 9-8, and prevailed 12-7 over Grand Treasure Island Casino. On Sunday AGT defeated Nola’s Lounge, 16-6, and Envision, 11-1 to take the top spot of the second bracket.
Although they were the second seed in the first bracket, Lee’s Bar, of Rugby, took third in the tournament when they defeated Capri.
Lee’s won its first game, 10-9, in a close bout against Rolette Bar. After falling to Velva, the team came out swinging against Dunseith and won, 7-0. Lee’s then had another close bout with the Rugby Eagles, but prevailed 7-6.
On Sunday Lee’s defeated Drill Chem/Westlies, 13-3, and the Rolette County Rockies, 12-2, to advance to the championship round. They then lost the first game of the championships to AGT Foods, 9-5.
The fifth place game was a battle of three seeds, with Rolette Bar taking on Nola’s Lounge, out of Minot. Rolette Bar won, 9-6.
Rolette first beat Dunseith, 7-0. After falling to Lee’s, the team then defeated the Rolette County Rockies, 12-1, and Drill Chem/Westlies, 10-0. On Sunday they defeated the Rugby Eagles, 6-5.
– Tribune Staff Report
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