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2011 13U (National Pee-Wee Western) ChampionshipsAug 25-29   Nanaimo, British Columbia

National Championships: Nanaimo and Québec Win Gold!
August 28, 2011

Peewee Western (Nanaimo, BC)

Nanaimo-7 BC1 Abbotsford-0 (Gold Medal)

Host, Nanaimo capped an undefeated week and won the Gold Medal with a 7-0 shutout win over Abbotsford. Jason Burgmann (Nanaimo, BC) tossed a two-hitter and struck out ten to earn the complete-game shutout while Owen Yarocki (Nanaimo, BC) hit a three-run homer in the fourth inning. Burgmann played a hand in his team’s offence as an error off his bat resulted in Nanaimo’s first two runs being scored in the third.

SK1 Saskatoon Braves-6 MB1 Winnipeg South-1 (Bronze Medal)

Zack Demchenko (Saskatoon, SK) turned in a dominant performance on the mound as the Saskatoon Braves won bronze with a 6-1 win over Winnipeg South. Demchenko allowed only one hit and struck out thirteen batters to record the win while Jonathon Duff’s (Regina, SK) double in the fifth scored two runs to put the Braves in front for good.