Taranaki spring weather forces softball inside October 15, 2013 by Sharyn Smart Angus Erueti smacks the ball during an indoor softball game. He rounds first base guarded by Jena Hardwidge. Charlie Smith smacks the ball into the floor to avoid being caught out. FAST FUN: Charlie Smith, Hawera, smacks the ball into the outfield during an indoor softball game in New Plymouth. Photo: Sharyn Smart Fay Mulligan swings fast as the catcher waits. The catcher grabs a low ball. The ball seems to hover as the batsman swings. Pitcher Cruise Hamilton uses all his skills. A lady covering third base scoops up the ball as it’s hit into play. The softball whizzes past Cruise Hamilton.