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Softball tournament a smash for Tennant Creek

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Softball teams
Photo: Tennant & District Times

There was nothing soft about this comp!

Photo: Tennant & District Times

After a successful albeit last minute round up, the reviews are in and there are calls for the AAI Softball Tournament to become an annual shin-dig.

The event was help by the Barkly SportHub at Purkiss Reserve in Tennant Creek last Friday and Saturday.

Deb Booker, a principal officer for the NT Department of Health said the Tournament was a huge success!

“It is hoped for another tournament to be held in the near future and possibly an annual event,” she said.

Softball team
Photo: Tennant & District Times

“Without all of these guys and girls this event could NOT have happened.”

Photo: Tennant & District Times

Central Desert Regional Council CEO Diane Hood was full of praise for the tournament.

“I would like to extend a big thank you to the Barkly Regional Council during the Tennant Creek Softball Tournament,” said Ms Hood.

“A quick thank you to you and your team for hosting the bush Softball Championships in conjunction with NT Softball.

“Our three teams really enjoyed the weekend and being up in Barkly.

“And I’m thrilled to have bragging rights with Ti Tree defeating Laramba in the final!

“Thanks again, nothing but good reports about the facilities and event!”

Tennant & District Times 3 September 2021

This article appeared in Tennant & District Times, 3 September 2021.


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