PJIAE Sporting Club hosts Business Softball Knockout

PJIAE Sporting Club is hosting a four-day softball knockout for the sporting teams of St. Maarten businesses and government departments.

The opening match of the knockout was between the PJIAE and Fire Department teams at the John Cooper-Jose Lake, Sr. Ballpark here on the L.B. Scott Road on Thursday, at 8 pm.

Minutes before taking to the field for its first match, the PJIAE team, consisting of the airport’s male and female personnel could be seen practicing aggressively.

After a close start, the Fire Department won the match-up 18-7, said Emile Levons, Operations supervisor at PJIAE and member of the organizing committee of the knockout.

Other participating corporate teams include Windward Islands Bank, GEBE, Casino Controllers, and TELEM.

The second softball knockout game was held on Friday, July 27. The final games, scheduled for July 28 and 29, will also be held at the Cooper-Lake, Sr. ballpark. At the closing ceremony on Sunday, at 8 pm, trophies will be awarded to the winning and participating teams.

The public is encouraged to attend to support their favorite corporate teams, stated the airport’s Marketing & Communications Department.