Demons take shield title


Demons batter Hunter Barlow bunts the ball, watched on by Panthers catcher Braeden Heslip and umpire Leon Hopa during the Shield Final game at Surrey Park in Invercargill on Saturday. The final, which the Demons won 5-3 ,was played before a crowd of about 100 spectators in front of the newly opened Softball Southland Association softball clubrooms.

Finals results:
Calder Mackay Shield final
Forklift NZ Demons 5 v Placemakers Panthers 3
Player of the Day Wakelin

Premier 1 final
Titans P1 8 v RF Symon Panthers Wildcats 3
Player of the Day Howes
Premier 2 final
Port Red 0 v Wallacetown P2 3
Player of the Day McLennan

Premier 3 final
Panthers Cubs 5 v Port P3 16
Player of the Day Kennedy

Premier 4 final
Panthers Angels 6 v Demons Mixed 18
Player of the Day Wilkinshaw