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By Georgie Kulczyk
The Courier 

50th Annual John Hahn Memorial Tourney

 

Berta Hopstad / For The Courier

Second-place Team ADC Foundation played six games on their way to the championship game against Yank-Deez in the John Hahn Memorial Softball Tournament. Pictured front row (l-r): Cam Johnson, Shawn Hopstad, Josh Glaser, Nathan Hopstad, Cade Flaten, Randy Southern, bat boy Mason Southern. Back row (l-r): Shane Johnson, Michael Southern, Tim Fischer, Nate Doornek, Tyson Schlabs.

John Hahn Field in Fort Peck was the setting for the 50th annual softball tournament by the same name. Campers and tents of all shapes and sizes were set up in home-run territory of the field, while lawn chairs filled with spectators and coolers filled with beverages were scattered along the fence line.

The tournament, with a full field of 12 teams, kicked off on June 30, with the first of 22 games, and came to an end on July 2, with Yank-Deez out of Sidney and Billings taking home the top prize of $1000 cash.

Yank-Deez also produced both the offensive MVP of the tournament (Josh Leprowse, Butte) and the defensive MVP (Travis Browne, Billings).

Glasgow's own ADC Foundation took on Yank-Deez in the championship game on Sunday afternoon, but came up short of the title by two runs. The final score was 16-14 in favor of Yank-Deez.

Another local team, Irving Law, was defeated by ADC in the consolation finals to take home third place. Finishing fourth was Lucky's Casino/Fort Peck Marina of Billings.

The home run derby champion was Lance Ankeny of Auto Magic out of Billings.

Full Results

Round 1:

Reynolds Market/Scottie Express Wash 7, Eugene's Pizza/Hi-Line Ford 2

Kolstad Eye Clinic 18, Victorious Secret 16

R-Turs Saloon (Scobey) 22, Independence Bank (Havre) 7

Lucky's Casino/Fort Peck Marina (Billings) 17, Mid Rivers/Triangle Electric (Sidney) 7

Round 2:

Irving Law 25, Reynolds Market/Scottie Express Wash 15

Auto Magic (Billings) 22, Kolstad Eye Clinic 12

Yank-Dee (Sidney/Billings) 14, R-Turs Saloon 3

Lucky's Casino/Fort Peck Marina 26, ADC Foundation 16

Consolation Round 1:

Independence Bank 23, Kolstad Eye Clinic 1

Reynolds Market/Scottie Express Wash 22, Mid Rivers/Triangle Electric 6

ADC Foundation 19, Eugene's Pizza/Hi-Line Ford 8

R-Turs Saloon 24, Victorious Secret 9

Quarterfinals:

Irving Law 20, Auto Magic 12

Yank-Dees 32, Lucky's Casino/Fort Peck Marina 24

Consolation Round 2:

Independence Bank 17, Reynolds Market/Scottie Express Wash 16

ADC Foundation 23, R-Turs Saloon 9

Consolation Round 3:

Lucky's Casino/Fort Peck Marina 10, Independence Bank 0

ADC Foundation 24, Auto Magic 6

Semifinals:

Yank-Dees 18, Irving Law 7

Consolation Semifinals:

ADC Foundation 31, Lucky's Casino/Fort Peck Marina 30

Consolation Finals:

ADC Foundation 18, Irving Law 17

Championship:

Yank-Deez 16, ADC Foundation 14

 

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