Showdown on the Playground 2012

November 12, 2012 at 11:42 am

Sticking with the Junior League theme (after Friday’s Junior League of Tampa Holiday Gift Market), on Saturday morning after we did a family photo shoot we drove to Woodlawn Sports Complex for the Second Annual Junior League of St. Petersburg Showdown on the Playground.

Kickball

The IRunMommies had a team for this tournament last year, and we definitely wanted a chance to redeem ourselves.

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We had a really fun team of twelve.

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In the morning we played the Rainbow Renegades.

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We had lots of support in the stands.

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It was an exciting game and we actually had moments of teamwork and brilliance.

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We lost. But it was double elimination, so we would be playing again in the afternoon. My fellow 3 Moms Who Tri and I headed out during the lunch break to pick up our triathlon packets, then came back for the afternoon games.

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We were in the losers bracket.

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In the afternoon we played Ball Me, Maybe. They were really funny and nice.

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Kimi’s sister-in-law was our ringer. Nicole, you were great!

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We looked so awesome on the field.

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In one inning I got to first base, then on the next pitch ran to second

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They threw the ball at me and missed…

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and I made it to third. On the next pitch I some how made it to home base for our one and only run of the day!

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I was pretty happy.

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It really was a fun day with some great friends. The weather was perfect.

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Even though we lost both of our games, we had so much fun and we felt that we improved from last year so it was a success.

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We walked back to the registration table as a team singing our team chant, “S-U-P-E-R super mommies that’s what we are, G-R-E-A-T super great we’ll always be.” Clever, huh?

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We got spirit points for fundraising, our matching uniforms (socks, pink skirts, visors), spectator support (signs, shirts, etc), and for our chant.

Just like last year, even though we didn’t win a game, we still won the Most Spirited award (with the most spirit points), and won a gift card for all of us to have a moms night out at Practically Pikasso. We did that last year and had a blast.

Thank you IRunMommies and Junior League of St. Petersburg for a great event! I hope you raised lots of money for your charities!