Pirates to face Brewers in grand final

Sarah ZiegelaarNorth West Telegraph
Ambrose Italiano, the first batter in the Friday game.
Camera IconAmbrose Italiano, the first batter in the Friday game. Credit: North West Telegraph/Daneka Hill

Port Hedland baseballers exhibited sweat and hard-fought determination as the finals fever took hold on Friday night, with A-reserve Swans and Pirates going all seven innings.

Pirates took down Swans in the last dig 18-16, winning the right to face Brewers in the grand final.

The A-grade preliminary played on the following night saw Pirates continue their winning form convincingly, launching two home runs over the fence and taking the win by mercy rule 12-2 against Brewers.

Kelson Charles from the Pirates, one of the youngest players on the reserve team.
Camera IconKelson Charles from the Pirates, one of the youngest players on the reserve team. Credit: North West Telegraph

Pirates will now face Swans in a three-game series to determine the season’s overall victors.

The first of the three matches will be played tonight 13on Friday and the second is scheduled for Saturday night. In A-reserve, Brewers and Pirates will clash on Friday night. Visit the Port Hedland Baseball Association Inc Facebook page.

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