Anna Mock push through her rotation during the scrimmage against the Sheridan Mystics on Saturday in Buffalo. Four teams participated in the scrimmage: Buffalo’s 10U and 12U teams, the Sheridan Mystics and the Gillette Blue Jays.
Emery Cox waits on third base in anticipation of taking her lead toward home on Saturday. The 10U team from Buffalo is going to play the Gillette team twice a week, each team traveling to the other’s field once per week.
Gabby Hall, top left, asks her teammate if why she slid when she returned to the dugout after scoring on Saturday. Given the options, it was determined that her teammate had to slide, she didn’t do it just to get dirty.
Buffalo’s 10U team was careful to sanitize each bat, helmet, and face mask between uses during their game on Saturday. The scrimmage was able to happen despite the large number of COVID-19 caused cancellations.
Buffalo’s Emilee Briscoe throws her hands up in the air after successfully creating a new cheer as her teammates come back to the dugout to bat on Saturday. Briscoe’s cheer was “We’re hotter than volcano lava, we’re colder than ice. We’ll burn them to the ground. Go Heaters!!”
Buffalo’s 10U team screams a final “Good game Blue Jays” after the game on Saturday. Buffalo was the first 10U team that the Blue Jays have played this season, otherwise having to play up a level with 12U teams.
Despite past spring cancellations due to COVID-19, Buffalo's youth softball leagues are getting back on the field this spring. The 10U and 12U Buffalo Heat softball teams hosted scrimmages on Saturday, June 6, 2020. In addition to the two Buffalo teams, one team from Gillette and one team from Sheridan joined.