Kickball Champ Amazon, Aries Grab Wins

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Defending kickball champion and league topper, Amazon, whipped the Girls of 72nd 7-1 in the second opener on Saturday, at the Right to Play Pitch, outside the under-renovation Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Stadium in Paynesville.

Amazon’s win maintained her lead with 20 points out of 10 matches – winning all her games.

Amazon relied heavily on experienced players in their squad to discourage the highly determined 72nd Girls in 5-innings.

Amazon featured Ivaline Conneh, 2014 Liberia Football Association (LFA) highest scorer in the female division as well as Diamondline Wah, voted the best player in the last edition of the LKF National League.

In the opener, CYE Kickball Club thrashed inexperienced Super Star 12-1 to secure the 3rd place with 12 points out of nine games.

The most and former kickball champions, The Girls of Aries walked away with free five points, without kicking a ball – following the failure of Fendell-based Blacktom kickball club to honor the match.

Aries hit woman, the skipper of the Liberia National Female Soccer team, Famatta Dean, was expected to lead the attack.

Blactom’s forfeit caused Aries to maintain the 2nd place with 16 points out of nine games.

The last match between Dolphines and Bright Sisters did not go ahead as both teams failed to show up.

On Sunday, March 29, Aries continued earned 18 points, thrashing newcomer Super Star 11-3 points.

In the 1st and 2nd games, Blacktom forfeited to CYE, and Dolphines didn’t show up to play United Girls.

Meanwhile, the first phase of the LKF National League is expected to end this Saturday with four matches.

In game one, CYE will meet Watanga Girls; United Girls face Bright Sisters in the second game and in the third match, Super Star will play Angels of the Star.

Saturday’s last match will see two champions, Amazon and Aries battling for the remaining inning, which was postponed owing to darkness – the game was 8-at-piece.

The LKF put into place an Ebola prevention strategy where players, match officials and spectators had to wash their hands and their temperature tested. Although kickball is not a direct contact sport, these measures had to be taken, according to officials.


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