Perfect in playoffs, Team BC wins softball gold

Surrey trio contributes at the plate in Sherbrooke

Lindsey Ogilvie takes a swing at a pitch during the Canada Summer Games in Sherbrooke

After placing fourth in the preliminary round, Team BC won a surprising gold medal in women’s softball.

Olivia Hornstein and Lindsey Ogilvie, both from the Surrey Storm rep program, and first base Cassandra Dypchey of South Surrey in the lineup, Team BC eliminated third-place Ontario 3-0 Thursday night, surprised second place Quebec 2-1 Friday morning then trounced first-place Manitoba 9-1 in the gold medal game

Hornstein, playing at first base, scored two of the three runs against Ontario. Ogilvie, the designated hitter, had an RBI (run batted in).

Hornstein and Dypchey had one hit each in both the semifinal and final. Playing at third base, Dypchey also scored one run and batted in two others in the gold medal game.

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