Tense softball encounter
SOFTBALL fans were biting their nails during what proved to be a very close game on Saturday.
The women from Psyclones and Souths A1 went head to head to win a spot in the grand final and after a gruelling match, it came down to a tie-breaker.
"The game was just unreal," said Gladstone Softball Association secretary and Souths A1 coach Marione Boyd.
"We had to go to a tie-breaker."
In the end, Psyclones came out on top, winning the game by just one run.
Boyd said it was clear both teams had given it their all with a grand final berth up for grabs.
"It was the perfect preliminary finals.
"Both teams played really well," she said.
With a good-sized crowd turning up to cheer the women on, Boyd said the players bought their A-game keeping their spectators on the edge of their seats.
"It was close for the entire match," Boyd said.
Although she said Souths A1 played a terrific game, the Psyclones proved too slick for their opposition.
"There were a few little mistakes on our side," Boyd said.
"The girls played fantastic."
Psyclones are now gearing up for the grand final on Saturday.
Their opponents were to be decided from the second preliminary final played between Souths and Telfords last night.
Psyclones defeat Souths A1 8-7.
Grand final match to be played this Saturday.
The final spot in the grand final was to be decided last night when Souths played Telford.