Edinburgh Festiball

2016 Winners

Mixed NSL Team wins the 2016 Edinburgh Festiball

The Battle Cruisers, made up of players from National Softball League teams Pioneers, Blue Steel and Legends, edged out the Manchester Lions by a score of 12-11 to win the top competition at the 2016 Edinburgh Festiball, played on the weekend of 27-28 August.

The tournament, with 32 teams in four separate competitions, was played in warm sunshine with only a bit of cloud on Saturday morning.

The opportunity was taken at the tournament to present the BSF Hall of Fame trophy to Jim and Karen Murray for long-term services to coaching, and awards were also presented to the teams that finished as winners and runner-up in this season’s inaugural NSL 2 competition: Dodgers and Blitz.

COMP 1: PENTLANDS CUP

Cup Final:  Battle Cruisers 12, Manchester Lions 11
Plate Final:  A Team (Bristol) 24, Hairy Coos (Glasgow) 9

MVPs:  Natalie Wooley (Battle Cruisers) and Adam Roberts (Lions)
COMP 2: BRAIDS CUP

Cup Final:  Honey Badgers 11, Storks 9
Plate Final:  Scorgs 17, Legends 9

MVPs:  Jen Prior and Teppi Ito (Honey Badgers)

COMP 3: BLACKFORD CUP

Cup Final:  MouseRats (London) 21, Chargers (London ) 14
Plate Final:  Capitals (Edinburgh) 10, Little Fish (Manchester) 6

MVPs:  Emma Ko and Joe Hippensteel (MouseRats)
COMP 4: CALTON CUP

Cup Final:  Inglorious Batters (Edinburgh) 21, Bolts (Edinburgh) 14
Plate Final:  Flycatchers (Bristol) 15, Game of Throws (London) 14

MVPs:  Billy Anderson and Nicole Bancroft (Inglorious Batters)

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