Regular season and playoff standout performances in the Kaien Island Slo-Pitch League were celebrated in late September at the year-end awards gathering at the Moose Lodge.
For the ‘A’ league regular season, Frank’s Auto claimed first-place, the Sea-Sport Sluggers took second, Crystal MacLeod of the Crest Angels won female MVP and Frank’s Auto’s Trevor Girbav won male MVP.
During the ‘B’ 2015 regular season, first-place went to Rupert Cleaners, while the Honey Badgers claimed second and Renee Dennis of the Honey Badgers received female MVP honours, with Rupert Cleaners’ Kenny Ree-Hembling taking the male MVP award.
In the ‘A’ league post-season, Frank’s Auto won the league title, with the CIC Leftovers taking second-place. The Leftovers’ Denise Wilson took female MVP and Aaron Sampare of Frank’s Auto won male MVP.
For the ‘B’ league playoffs, Grassy Bay defeated Rupert Cleaners for first-place, with Rupert Cleaners claiming runners-up, while Grassy Bay swept the individual awards with Rycki Adkins taking female MVP and Pierre Lafrance claiming male MVP.
The most inspirational female award went to the CFA Brew Jays’ Linda Nguyen and most inspirational male was named to Dr. Amor Kloppers of the Sea-Sport Sluggers.
The Honey Badgers’ Tyler Duffy won the Billie Jean Memorial Trophy for Outstanding Young Player, while the most sportsmanlike team title was awarded to the Sluggers and Northern Breeze’s Ross Yeomans took most sportsmanlike player.
The Steve Williams Memorial Trophy for dedication to the league went to Mimmo Ciccone.
Frank’s Auto won the Ice Breaker tournament as well as the Patty Hutcheon Memorial Mid-season tourney and the Grim Reapers won the Seafest tournament.