The Kelowna Heat U12B all-stars celebrate the bronze medal at their own tournament last weekend at High Noon Park. The Heat are, from back left: Sheldon Bank, Rylea Taylor, Daneille Collins, Kamryn Allin, Navi Schallin, Jayden Doyle, asssitant coach Krista Hope, assistant Ron Koch, Isabela Conci, Isabela Di Palma, (front) Kenzee Hope, Paige Fennell, Jayce Cyra and Cassidy Bank.

Heat bronzed at Kelowna tourney

Heat U12B all-star team takes third in first tournament of season

The Kelowna Heat came away with a third-place showing at their U12B tournament last weekend at High Noon Park.

After going 2-1 in the round robin, the Heat—consisting of players from Kelowna, West Kelowna, Summerland, Enderby and the Kootenays—sat in fifth place in the tournament’s gold bracket.

In a must-win Sunday in the quarterfinals, Kelowna delivered with an 8-1 win over the Richmond Islanders ‘05 team.

In the semifinals, the Heat fell to the unbeaten Langley Xtreme 05 who were 35-0 this season.

Kelowna rebounded in the bronze medal game with a 12-1 win over the North Shore Stars.

Next stop for the Heat is the Softball B.C. provincials, July 14 to 16 in Ridge Meadows.