Despite the weather and heavy diamonds the Academy Challenge went ahead at BISP over the weekend.
4 Regional Academy Squads took on a US Athletes Colleges Team in a round robin format. The Academies did not let the visiting team take charge in any game with 1 draw and 3 losses.
Western Sydney Academy beat South West Sydney 6 – 3 in the final to win this years event.
Scores for the weekend were
Northern Met 7 def Southern Met 4
Northern Met 5 def US Colleges 3
South West Sydney 6 def Northern Met 3
Western Sydney 5 def Northern Met 1
Western Sydney 3 def US Colleges 0
Southern Met 9 drew South West Sydney 9
Western Sydney 6 def Southern Met 2
Southern Met 4 drew US Colleges 4
South West Sydney 6 def US Colleges 1
Western Sydney 10 def South West Sydney 1
Western Sydney 6 def South West Sydney 3