The Eastman U13, U15, & U17 AAA Wildcats teams played in the gold medal games at the 10th annual Bismarck Blast fastpitch tournament Sunday in the capital city of North Dakota.

The Wildcats U17 reeled off six straight wins in capturing the Blast fastpitch tournament. Danyel Heppner had three hits and Kai Remillard drove in runs as Eastman defeated River City Wolfpack 18U 9-2 in the championship game. Kelsey Warkentine struck out 11 batters in the Wildcats 11-2 victory over Mandan Nitro in the semifinals. Pascale Kihn drove in four runs as Eastman downed Baseload Power of Hazen, North Dakota 9-4 in the quarterfinals. The Wildcats beat 406 Flyers 16U of Billings 13-3; shutdown Minot Storm 18U 10-0 and downed Mandan Nitro 23-2 in the round robin.

baseball_2023The U15 Wildcats earned silver in Bismark

Eastman U15 fell 11-10 to Williston Boom in the gold medal game. Rylee Irgens won it with a walk-off, two-run homer in the bottom of the 10th inning for the Boom. Kaylie Tetrault had a pair of rbi for the Wildcats in the championship game. Tetrault drilled a pair of home runs as Eastman defeated Minot Storm 14U Blue 17-6 in the semifinals. Lola Kihn had three hits Joelle Normandeau each drove in three runs in the Wildcats 19-3 victory over Mandan Nitro 14U. Eastman downed Bismarck Sparks 14U Gold 28-0; beat Blue Jays 14U-Kaul 20-4 and Williston Boom 14U 10-2 in the round robin.

baseball_2023The U13 Wildcats captured silver in Bismark

The Wildcats U13 dropped a 6-3 decision to the Bismarck Sparks 12U Gold in the championship game. Sophie Franklin had three hits and two rbi for Eastman in the gold medal game. Avi Tindall had three hits and four rbi as the Wildcats outscored Minot Storm 12U Blue 12-8 in the semifinals. Eastman plated 16 runs in the first inning and defeated Williston Boom 24-0 in the quarterfinals. Caitlyn Anderson, Caleigh Giesbrecht and Rooney Laluk each drove in three runs for the Wildcats. Eastman defeated Bismarck Sparks 12U Gold 5-3; Jamestown Outlaws 19-2 and Dickinson Diamonds 12U Black 10-2 in the round robin.