Suiside claimed top spot after taking down Martians 4-2 in men’s division 1 of the Geraldton Softball Association on Saturday. Suiside emerged victorious in a closely contested match over Martians despite challenging weather conditions. Meanwhile, Rams secured a convincing 5-0 win against the newly formed Batavia Blaze. The biggest victory of the weekend came in the women’s division 3 clash, as Gunduwa dominated Martians with a massive 29-0 victory. Amy-Lee Tarchini impressed with a strong batting performance, including a home run, while Martians struggled with fielding errors. In women’s Division 1, Suiside prevailed over Pi’s Panthers 12-5, and the Rams pulled off a remarkable 15-3 win over the Martians. Hayley Coker delivered a standout pitching performance, while Stevie Usher, Stacey Derschow, and Erin Dawson shone in both batting and fielding. The game remained tight for the first three innings, with the Martians initially leading 3-2 and both teams displayed strong fielding, committing only two errors each. However, the turning point came in the fourth inning when the Rams connected with the ball, amassing 11 safe hits out of their total 20, resulting in a game-changing 10-run surge. Suiside kicked off the week with a 4-1 win over Batavia Blaze in men’s division 2 while Rams secured a 9-4 victory against Martians Red and Martians Black pulled off a convincing 19-6 win over Les Purcell’s Marlins. Brett Morrison and Andrew Middler played pivotal roles for Martians, with Morrison hitting a home run in the second inning, and Hunter Jupp adding to the excitement with a home run in the fourth inning. Martians Red closed the afternoon with an 8-2 victory over a competitive Gunduwa side. Jai Parker, Gunduwa’s debut pitcher, displayed resilience and motivation throughout the game. In women’s division 2, Suiside demonstrated their league aspirations with a resounding 16-1 victory over Martians. Suiside’s coach Kerrie Jefferies-Bowes expressed her delight for her club’s performance across the week. “I think all games over the weekend highlighted our club’s and team’s cohesive spirit,” she said. “Teamwork maximised our strengths and brought out the best in each and every player.” Martians struggled with fielding errors, allowing Suiside to score 13 runs, while Suiside also managed 15 safe hits. In a hard-fought battle, Marlins secured a 14-12 victory over Pi’s Panthers, with Simone Wedgewood driving home six runs off three hits. Both teams displayed strong offence with over 30 hits between them, and Zoe Purcell and Tanya Coley pitched solid innings for the Marlins and Pi’s.