SUMMERSIDE – P.E.I.’s representative for the Baseball Canada national bantam championship will be determined this weekend.
Summerside is hosting P.E.I. bantam AAA baseball elimination tournament this weekend.
A total of five teams – Summerside, Sherwood/Cornwall, West Prince, Cardigan and Charlottetown – will compete for the right to represent P.E.I. in Vaughan, Ont., in August.
Summerside currently sits in first place with a 7-2 (won-lost) record, followed by Sherwood/Cornwall (5-2), Charlottetown (4-3), Cardigan (1-5) and West Prince (1-6).
Summerside has scored a league-high 67 runs while the Sherwood/Cornwall team has given up the fewest runs – 26.
The teams will play a round robin on Friday and Saturday. If necessary, a tiebreaker will be played on Sunday at 10 a.m., followed by a possible championship game at 12:30 p.m. If necessary, the championship game could be played at 3:30 p.m.
Round-robin play begins Friday at noon, with Summerside taking on West Prince in an all-Prince County clash.
Games will be played at Queen Elizabeth Park’s Legends Field and Kowalski Field in Freetown.
When They Play
P.E.I. bantam AAA baseball
elimination tournament schedule:
Friday, July 11
Noon – Summerside vs. West Prince.
2:30 p.m. – Sherwood/Cornwall vs. Cardigan.
5 p.m. – Cardigan vs. Summerside.
2:30 p.m. – West Prince vs. Charlottetown.
5 p.m. – Charlottetown vs. Sherwood/Cornwall.
Saturday, July 12
At Legends Field:
11 a.m. – Summerside vs. Charlottetown.
1:30 p.m. – Charlottetown at Cardigan.
4 p.m. – Sherwood/Cornwall vs. Summerside.
1:30 p.m. – West Prince vs. Sherwood/Cornwall.
4 p.m. – Cardigan vs. West Prince.
Sunday, July 13
At Legends Field:
10 a.m. – Tiebreaker, if necessary.
12:30 p.m. – Possible championship game.
3:30 p.m. – Championship game, if necessary.