Mission baseball squads finish third, twice

Abby teams win 13U, 15U River Rush tournaments

Mission was invaded by both 13U and 15U baseball players last weekend, with the River Rush PeeWee and Bantam A tournaments coming to town.

Both tournaments, which ran from May 24 to 27 at the Mission Sports Complex, featured eight teams from all over the province.

The 13U tournament saw the Abbotsford Giants take down the Aldergrove Jays to earn gold.

The Mission Giants and the Chilliwack Giants tied for third place overall.

The 15U event saw the Abbotsford Grey defeat the Ridge Meadows Orioles in the final.

The Mission Twins and Cloverdale Black Sox tied for third place.

The next tournament on the calendar is the Ice Breaker 11U Mosquito event, which runs from June 29 to July 2.

A maximum of 10 teams will be competing.

Occurring at the same time is the Ice Breaker 18U Midget AA tournament, which also features a maximum of 10 teams.

For more information on local minor baseball, visit missionbaseball.org.

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