as Congratulations to our amazing women’s team on a 6-3 win over undefeated host Victoria to bring home the 2023 Australian Women's Championship title!
It was a hard-fought game for both sides - we are so proud of our team and all their hard work and determination. WA never gave up!
Stay tuned for the latest photos and videos from Melbourne Ballpark as we celebrate this huge accomplishment!
Gold Medal Game Recap
Western Australia took a late lead to win 6-3 over Victoria on Thursday. The game was tied at three with WA batting in the top of the sixth when Elodie O'Sullivan singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run.
Kelsey Brennan singled on a 1-1 count to open the scoring for WA in the first.
Victoria got on the board as well and took a one-run lead in the third, but WA evened things up at three in the top of the fourth. Yuuki Ishikawa grounded out, scoring one run.
Ishikawa led things off on the hill, allowing seven hits and three runs over seven innings, striking out five and walking zero.
WA totaled ten hits in the game. Caitlin Eynon, O'Sullivan, and Meaghan Haggart all collected multiple hits as Eynon led the way with three hits in four at bats. WA didn't commit a single error in the field as Megan Everitt had the most chances with seven.
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