Sports Briefs: Arrowwood Merchants win Women's SPS Rec 4 tourney
The Merchants combined to outscore their opponents 77-47 in the tournament.
BISMARCK — The Arrowwood Merchants adult softball team are the champions of the 2022 Rec 4 Women’s Slow Pitch Softball Tournament. The Merchants played five games spread between Saturday, Aug.6 and Sunday, Aug.7, in Bismarck and went undefeated. The team opened up the tournament with a 13-12 win over Cottingham Insurance before following it up with a 16-15 win over Powerhouse.
The Merchants locked in and took down the Purple Reign 15-3 to finish up the Saturday slate. The Merchants picked up right where they left off on Sunday getting a 17-14 win over SuperSlide/Alliance. The loss for SuperSlide/Alliance meant they had to fight their way to the championship game to face the Merchants. They did just that but ran into a brick wall in the Merchants who clinched the title with an 18-3 win.
The Merchants roster is made up of women from Carrington, Grace City, Cooperstown, Jamestown, and Lisbon.