WHITEHORSE, Yukon (Canada) -
On Sunday, the Dutch National Softball Team won big against the Czech Republic.
After two scoreless innings, the Dutch opened the score, then took a 5-0 lead when Nathalie Timmermans hit a grand slam homerun in the fourth inning.
The Czechs then scored twice, but the Dutch answered with four runs to win 9-2 in six innings.
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The Dutch Team collected 12 basehits and all nine starters hit at least one.
As the game was played in the morning, the team was off in the afternoon and had the opportunity to do some sightseeing.
Some of the players made a boatride on the Yukon River near Miles Canyon.
Pitchers Femke van Dusschoten and Rebecca Soumeru warm up before the game
The players are introduced, here 2B Meike Witteveen
The teams line up before the game
Pitcher Dagmar Bloeming looks on from the dug-out in the 1st inning
Dina Pfeiferová is hitting for the Czechs with a runner on first base
Dutch starter Rebecca Soumeru delivers a pitch
1B is Britt Vonk and 3B is Virginie Anneveld
Pitcher Rebecca Soumeru has a talk with catcher Nathalie Timmermans
With runners on 2nd and 3rd base, Rebecca Soumeru finishes the 1st inning with two strikeouts
Nathalie Gosewehr leads off for the Orange in the 1st inning with a grounder
Sabina Borecká is the catcher; Joyce Bellini (Canada) is the Home Plate Umpire
Meike Witteveen follows with another grounder
Virginie Anneveld grounds out in the 2nd inning
Hereafter, Areke Spel lines out, ending the 2nd inning
With pinch-runner Anne Blaauwgeers at 3rd base in the 3rd inning,
Chantal Versluis fouls off a pitch
Later in the 3rd at bat, Chantal Versluis scores the first Dutch run
Dutchman André Prins is the Head Coach of the Czech squad this year
Britt Vonk leads off the 4th inning with a single
With two outs in the 4th inning, 3B Anna Lemberková sees how Virginie Anneveld reaches 3rd base...
...on a double by Areke Spel, as watched by 2B Eliška Pojerová
After Karin Tuk is walked intentionally to load the bases in the 4th,
Nathalie Timmermans connects for a grand slam homerun
Nathalie rounds second base...
...and is greeted at home by her teammates
Adéla Weissová leads off the 5th inning for the Czechs with a single off Rebecca Soumeru
Short stop Chantal Versluis and rightfielder Areke Spel are ready for action
in the 5th inning with Dina Pfeiferová on 2nd base, who just hit a 2-run double
Pitcher Rebecca Soumeru and Physical Therapist Kathleen McGarvey share a laugh
In the sixth inning, Lindsey Meadows takes over the pitching
Lindsey Meadows strikes out two in the 6th at bat
Head Coach Craig Montvidas looks on from the dug-out
Saskia Kosterink leads off the bottom of the 6th with a single...
...and later scores the sixth Dutch run on a single by Areke Spel
Moments later, with runners on 1st and 2nd base, Karin Tuk hits a 2-run double
Virginie Anneveld and Areke Spel score on Karin's double
Nathalie Timmermans tells Areke Spel to slide, resulting in the 8th Dutch run
Later in the at bat, Nathalie Timmermans is running on 2nd base
Meike Witteveen fouls off a pitch, before hitting a walk-off single that makes it 9-2
Czech Head Coach André Prins (left) and his assistant look on...
...and see Nathalie Timmermans score the ninth and final Dutch run
End of the game
The team returns to the dug-out after their second win of the event
Head Coach Craig Montvidas has his closing remarks after the game
M&M - Montvidas & Mannessen - Gardening & Laundry Services
Later on the day, Japan meets reigning World champion USA
Pitching star Yukiko Ueno threw for the Japanese squad
The Flags of the Netherlands and Canada fly side by side
The game between Japan and USA was well visited...
...under a nice blue sky
In the afternoon, some players made a boatride on the Yukon River near Miles Canyon
Here they are
Team Manager Paul Boonstra was more interested in this plane
Below is the photo coverage of Fred Versluis of today's game
The team is ready to take the field
Rebecca Soumeru struckout six in five innings
2B Meike Witteveen catches a foul ball to end the 3rd inning
Left: Areke Spel lines out in the 2nd inning
Right: Karin Tuk hits a lead-off single in the 3rd inning
Anne Blaauwgeers, pinch-runner for Karin, steals 2nd base, sliding passed Tereza Pochobradská
Later, Anne is eliminated in a rundown between 3rd base and home plate
3B Anna Lemberková (left) throws the ball to catcher Sabina Borecká, who tags Anne (right)
Chantal Versluis moves to 3rd base in the 3rd after a wild pitch...
...and later scored the first Dutch run
Meike Witteveen turns for a bunt, but later flies out
Left: In the 4th inning, Coach Tracy Bunge greets Virginie Anneveld at 1st base after a 2-out single
Right: Later, Karin Tuk scores when Nathalie Timmermans (background) homers
Nathalie Timmermans hits a grand slam homerun, much to the delight of Head Coach Craig Montvidas
Yonina Sint Jago, Dagmar Bloeming and Physical Therapist Kathleen McGarvey
Petra van Heijst, Britt Vonk and Coach Berend Mannessen
One of the camera's that was used for the live webstream-coverage
Merel Oosterveld and Physical Therapist Ingrid Holstege
Pitchers Rebecca Soumeru and Lindsey Meadows
Left: In the 6th inning, Areke Spel scores
Right: And Chantal Versluis hits a single
End of the game
Final Score: Netherlands 9, Czechs 2
Physical Therapist Ingrid Holstege enjoys 'treating' Yonina Sint Jago