This year's title of 'best in ladies slowpitch softball' belongs to Cornerstone Home Lending. After winning the league title by a wide margin, Cornerstone rolled through this year's tournament bracket with three wins and no losses.
An opening day game against H & R Block was a win against one of the decades top teams. A loss of a step or two has turned H & R's success ratio down a bit over the past two seasons. Cornerstone Home Lending, also has some loss of speed and agility within its ranks of veteran players. A new mixture of old and new players has given an edge to Cornerstone's play resulting in another team title in both league and tournament play.
Cornerstone took on Crested Oak Dentistry in game two and moved on with another victory.
H & R, after falling into the losers' bracket, battled back to earn a shot at the title last Thursday. Overholt Sheds, a loser to Crested Oak in an opening round game, faced H & R in the first day of tournament action and was eliminated.
Last week, H & R faced Crested Oak in losers' bracket play and came away with a 20-2 decision that eliminated Crested Oak.
In the title game against Cornerstone, H & R played solid defense for most of the game before bowing, 13-10, in what was an exciting contest for spectators.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.