16th Annual "They Are Worthy"
Benefit Softball Tournament,
Daly City, July 13 & 14, 2013
SWC's 16th annual "They are Worthy" Benefit Softball Tournament was held in Daly City on July 13 and 14 at Westlake Park. Over $2,000 was raised, and many donations of sports equiment were collected from participating players and teams, all for SWC youth programs.
A total of 4 men's teams and 5 coed teams participated in the weekend event. ALL teams in ALL divisions divisions were guaranteed 2 games.
Championship teams were awarded SWC bags (which can be purchased here) and MVP prizes, and All Stars from ALL participating team were also awarded a choice of prizes ranging from passes to local attractions, gift bags, and gift cards to restaurants, grocery stores, sporting goods stores, and cafes. In all, more than $700 worth of prizes were awarded to teams and eligible players!
Our event raffle is ONGOING until August 5, 2013, with a GRAND PRIZE of a 4-day, 3-night, fishing trip in MEXICO (courtesy Baja Pirates)! Tickets are only $1, and allow us to raise further needed funds for our programs for kids. Other prizes include local attraction passes, live musical theater tickets, complimentary dinners, San Francisco Giants tickets and memorabilia, Oakland Athletics tickets, and other gift certificates and gift cards!
Congratulations to all champions, MVPs and All Stars, and thanks to ALL teams for your participation and support. All funds raised will go directly to providing deserving children with much needed sports equipment, skills training, and mentoring programs (see where we've worked here).
Action-packed photos from the weekend's tournament play can be found on our tournament photographer's (thanks E!) Web site by clicking the following link:
CHAMPS: Just Lucky Enough
(MVP-Matthew Robbins, All Stars-Robin Bier and Tim Low)
Runners up: GAMERS
(All Stars-Lito Alvarez and Lisa Su)
(All Stars-Avi Lewis and Katie May)
4th: On The Juice
(All Stars-Tracy Albuera and Jarvis Batiste)
5th: Angry Herd
(All Stars-Denisia Silva and Chris Yee)
CHAMPS: City RUCKUS
(MVP-Ren Pensotes, All Stars-A.J. Smith and Jason Wilson)
Runners up: 12 Angry Men
(All Stars-Archer Eller and Rich Navarro)
3rd: Spread the Glove
(All Stars-Rick Bowlby and Eamon Newton)
4th: Mud Rippers
(All Stars-Marv Florence and Gary Macaluso)
Donors, sponsors, and supporters of SWC's 16th annual "They are Worthy" Benefit Softball Tournament and Raffle include:
Jack J. Wolf (Wolf Sports on Wheels)
Baja Pirates of La Paz
Big 5 Sporting Goods
Blue & Gold Fleet
California's Great America
Elephant Bar Restaurant
Joe's of Westlake Restaurant
Peet's Coffee & Tea
San Francisco Giants
San Francisco Zoo
San Jose Earthquakes
Scandia Family Fun Center
Winchester Mystery House
Rennie Owyang (volunteer umpire)
Esau Faleafine (volunteer umpire)
Jeff Hazel (volunteer umpire)
Dimas Resendez (volunteer umpire)
Lori Dung (chocolate-covered pretzels)
Kellee Fong Illustration & Design
Anna Louie (San Francisco ASA Commissioner)
Terry Morioka (prize donation)
Jon Sindell (prize donation)
Eric Sun (tournament photographer)
Kathi Yumoto (lunch delivery)
Thank you! Our event would not have been a success without your generous support!
To see results, photos, acknowledgements, and prize donors from previous years' tournaments, click on the year below:
2012 results / '12 Sat coed photos / '12 Sun men's photos
2011 results / 2011 Saturday photos / 2011 Sunday photos
2010 results / 2010 photos
2009 results / 2009 Saturday photos / 2009 Sunday photos
2008 results / '08 photos - Coed Sat Sun / Men's Sat Sun
2007 results / 2007 photos
2006 results / 2006 Saturday photos / 2006 Sunday photos
2005 results / 2005 photos
Past SWC tournament and other T-shirts and gifts are available by visiting our Support page, or by clicking here.