The VanLaecken-Palmquist Force 10-and-under girls team of Watertown was one of eight teams that won bracket championships over the weekend in the Premier Throwdown Youth Fastpitch Softball Tournament at Koch Complex.
Teams in all five age divisions were matched in pool-play games on Saturday. Results were used to see teams for bracket play on Sunday. Three of the age divisions — 10-and-under, 12-and-under, and 14-and-under — had both Gold and Silver brackets.
The VanLaecken-Palmquist Force won the 10-and-under Silver bracket championship on Sunday, defeating the Watertown Purple Force in the championship.
Three Watertown teams finished second in their respective brackets. Another VanLaecken-Palmquist Force team fell to the Brookings Outlaws in the 12-and-under Gold bracket championship; Watertown Duane’s Floor Covering lost to Marshall (Minn.) in the 12-and-under Silver bracket title game and Watertown's Young's Primetime Sports fell to Le Sueur-Henderson (Minn.) in the 18-and-under bracket.
Other bracket champions included Sioux Falls Diamonds SWAT, 10-and-under Gold; Brookings Outlaws, 14-and-under Gold; Sioux Falls Cyclones, 14-and-under Silver; and the Vermillion Flamez, 16-and-under.
The tournament was hosted by the Watertown Fastpitch Softball Association.
Premier Throwdown Fastpitch Tournament
At Koch Complex
• NOTE — Most scores were not available.
Sioux Falls Diamonds SWAT over Watertown VanLaecken-Palmquist Force
Brandon Purple Reign over Roy's
Sioux Falls Diamonds Energy over Watertown Purple Force
Diamonds SWAT over Roy’s
Diamonds Energy over VanLaecken-Palmquist Force
Purple Reign over VanLaecken-Palmquist Force
Diamonds SWAT over Purple Force
Diamonds Energy over Roy’s
Purple Reign vs. Purple Force
Brandon Purple Reign over Sioux Falls Diamonds Energy