Svee Unit Caps Off Incredible Season With Gold at Senior C Softball Provincials


By Christian J. Stewart (ISN) with Files From Chris O’Brien

Surrey, BC (ISN) – To say it has been a good year for the Victoria Womens Fastball League’s (VWFL) Svee Unit team would be a bit of an understatement, as they capped off an amazing season last weekend by capturing the Gold at the 2012 BC Senior C Women’s Softball Provincials in Surrey.

The win made it a triple crown for SVEE unit, who a few weeks ago, swept the Wild in the VWFL playoff championships, and who went undefeated in the league’s Sue B Annual Memorial Tournament on the July 28th weekend by going undefeated and beating Diamond Fusion 7-1 in the final.
The team also cruised through the Provincials in Surrey – their first ever appearance at the Senior level – with an undefeated record, winning 7-0 in the semi-finals – thanks to a complete game shut-out from Chantal Desmarais – and then defeating the Chilliwack Valley Cats 4-1 in the final.  
In the final game, Brianna Jones threw a complete game 5 hitter with 2 strikeouts.  Offensively, Kayla Willis hit a 2-out double in the 1st inning and knocked in a run, while Kala Halasz hit a 2-out single and knocked in two runs in the second. Kelsey Elder had a sac fly in the 5th knocking in the final run.
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Photo Courtesy Chris O’Neil
The Victoria Women’s Fastball League was well represented in Surrey with 5 teams participating. the Wild, Storm. Panthers, Inmates and SVEE Unit.  The Panthers and the Inmates finished in the middle of the pack, while the Storm came fourth and the Wild finished third and won the bronze.
Congratulations to all the teams for representing Victoria well!


Christian J. Stewart
Christian is a professional photographer and media professional based in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Currently working as the Assistant General Manager for Victoria HarbourCats Baseball Club, a Senior Contributing Editor and photographer at Independent Sports News (ISN) and operating his own freelance photography and media/pr company.