SUMMERSIDE – A total of 12 teams, including two from Summerside, will compete in the Summerside Area Baseball Association bantam AA baseball tournament here at Queen Elizabeth Park this weekend.
Teams from P.E.I., New Brunswick and Nova Scotia will play a total of 21 games over the three-day event. Games will be played on both Legends Field and the Very Important Volunteer Field.
Action gets underway on Friday at 3 p.m., with Summerside Team Two’s opening game against Moncton at 5:30 p.m. Summerside Team One will follow against Windsor, N.S., at 8 p.m.
Play goes all day Saturday, with the final round-robin games scheduled for 8:30 p.m.
The top four teams will advance to the semifinals on Sunday at 10:30 a.m., with the championship scheduled for 1:30 p.m.
Following is the tournament schedule:
Friday, July 18
3 p.m. – Fredericton Royals vs. Dartmouth Arrows; Miramichi Twins vs. Stratford A’s.
5:30 p.m. – Summerside Team Two Chevys vs. Moncton Cubs; Oromocto Pioneers vs. Shelburne Reds.
8 p.m. – Summerside Team One Chevys vs. Windsor Knights; Truro Bearcats vs. Sussex Rangers.
Saturday, July 19
8 a.m. – Moncton Cubs vs. Dartmouth Arrows; Miramichi Twins vs. Shelburne Reds.
10:30 a.m. – Summerside Team Two Chevys vs. Sussex Rangers; Summerside Team One Chevys vs. Oromocto Pioneers.
1 p.m. – Windsor Knights vs. Stratford A’s; Fredericton Royals vs. Truro Bearcats.
3:30 p.m. – Moncton Cubs vs. Shelburne Reds; Sussex Rangers vs. Dartmouth Arrows.
6 p.m. – Truro Bearcats vs. Stratford A’s; Miramichi Twins vs. Windsor Knights.
8:30 p.m. – Summerside Team One Chevys vs. Fredericton Royals; Summerside Team Two vs. Oromocto Pioneers.
Sunday, July 20
10:30 a.m. – Semifinals: first-place team vs. fourth-place team; second-place team vs. third-place team.
1:30 p.m. – Championship game.