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Successful weekend for second annual JStrong Softball Tournament in Yarmouth with $13,000 raised


Published on July 31, 2017

JStrong Softball Tournament Division C champs Scotia Garden.

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YARMOUTH, N.S. – It was a successful weekend for the second annual JStrong Softball Tournament held over the weekend with $13,000 raised for the JStrong Fund, which helps support Yarmouth youth access sport.

The tournament was held over three days at fields in Overton and at the Hebron Recreation Complex.

The finals were held Sunday, July 30, with Grip and Rip defeating No Mercy in the Division A Championship; the Rodd Grand Slammers defeating The Angry Birds in the Division B final and Scotia Garden winning over Rudder's in the Division C Championship.

The Grip and Rip team were the winners of the Division A Championship at the 2nd annual JStrong Softball Tournament.

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JStrong Softball Tourmament: B Division champions: Rodd Grand Slammers.

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JStrong Softball Tournament: Division C Champions: Scotia Garden
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The tournament is named after Yarmouth teenager Jadon Robinson who died in a car accident in November 2015. Because of Jadon’s love of sports, as a legacy to the teenager family and friends started up the JStrong Fund, which helps youth in Yarmouth access sport but being able to apply for financial help to cover sport registration fees.

You can learn more about the fund by visiting the website jstrongfund.com

You can also see more photos from the tournament, which accompanied a story as the tournament was underway. Click here.

2017 second annual JStrong Softball Tournament. Grip and Rip played No Mercy in the Division A championship. Trying to get back to third base.

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2017 second annual JStrong Softball Tournament. Out at third, in a pile of dust.

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2017 second annual JStrong Softball Tournament.

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2017 second annual JStrong Softball Tournament. Division A championship game.

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2017 second annual JStrong Softball Tournament. Rodd Grand Slammers and the Angry Birds played for the Division B championship.

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2017 second annual JStrong Softball Tournament.

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2017 second annual JStrong Softball Tournament.

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2017 second annual JStrong Softball Tournament.

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2017 second annual JStrong Softball Tournament. Grip and Rip played No Mercy in the Division A championship.

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2017 second annual JStrong Softball Tournament.

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2017 second annual JStrong Softball Tournament.

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2017 second annual JStrong Softball Tournament. Rodd Grand Slammers and the Angry Birds played for the Division B championship.

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2017 second annual JStrong Softball Tournament.

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2017 second annual JStrong Softball Tournament. Congrats for a homerun during a semi-final game.

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2017 second annual JStrong Softball Tournament. Rodd Grand Slammers and the Angry Birds played for the Division B championship.

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Future tournament participants?

©Jason Annis