This weekend’s National Championships are almost at a close as all will be decided during Sunday’s elimination and medal games.
13U National Western Championship
Perhaps coincidentally, the Bronze and Gold matchups at the National Westerns this year are between teams from the same province.
After Saturday’s action, British Columbia has been slated to face the host Cloverdale Spurs (Surrey) for Gold on Sunday. Similarly, there will be an all-Manitoba matchup for Bronze between their two squads.
The Bronze Medal game will occur at 9 AM local time in BC, with first pitch at the Gold game going out later at 1 PM.
Alberta 10, Saskatchewan (2) 5
Alberta (2) 6, Saskatchewan 3
SF - Cloverdale (Host) 11, Manitoba 10
SF - British Columbia 14, Manitoba (2) 8
18U National Championship
The tournament remains tight entering eliminations on Sunday.
In Quarter-Finals on Saturday night, London defeated Manitoba to Play Québec in Semis. British Columbia and Ontario will play in the second Semi-Final as well.
Plenty of teams maintain a contending record, setting the stage for clutch games.
London (Host) 12, Saskatchewan 4
Ontario 5, Québec 4
Manitoba 4, Prince Edward Island 3
Alberta 10, Prince Edward Island 4
British Columbia 18, Nova Scotia 3
New Brunswick 4, London (Host) 1
Manitoba 7, Alberta 4
QF - London (Host) 5, Manitoba 0
21U Men’s National Championship
Rain caused a lengthy delay in Gatineau before the round robin at the 21U Men’s Championship ended.
Semi-Finals and both medal game action will occur at Sanscartier Park on Sunday.
Ontario and Québec remain undefeated with a 3-0 record. Ontario’s third victory was the result of a dominating 20-0 effort over Nova Scotia on Saturday morning.
Semi-Finals will see more inner-province competition between Gatineau and Québec and Ontario’s two squads.
Ontario 20, Nova Scotia 0
Manitoba 7, New Brunswick 5
Québec 10, Ontario (2) 3
Gatineau 7, Saskatchewan 1