Ranlife Mortgage wins third straight Blue Mountain Invitational softball championship
Ranlife Mortgage beat Page Brake 21-12 to win their third straight championship at the Blue Mountain Invitational Fastpitch Softball Tournament July 23.
Both teams hail from Herriman, UT and both have been prolific in the tournament over the last two decades.
Nine teams hit the Monticello ballfields this past weekend to do battle in the tournament, which is part of the annual Pioneer Day celebrations. It’s the longest-running tournament of its kind in the nation.
The tournament began Friday evening, July 21, ran through the entirety of Saturday, and concluded around 2 a.m. on Sunday.
To get to the title game, Ranlife beat Monticello’s Diamond C team which had gone undefeated in pool play.
Page Brake narrowly defeated JRW Crusaders of Blanding 9-8 in their semifinal matchup. Prior to Ranlife Mortgage’s current four-year run Page Brake had won four in a row.
In the one-loss bracket the Ogden Drillers beat Blanding Napa 9-5 in the championship game. Drillers shut out Moab 5-0 in their semifinal game while Blanding Napa beat Precision Construction, also of Blanding, 10-7.