20 teams face off in Williams Lake Slo-Pitch year end tournament

Dylan Dick of Ole School runs for home in a game against the Broke Millionaires. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)Dylan Dick of Ole School runs for home in a game against the Broke Millionaires. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Spectators enjoyed the day Saturday. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)Spectators enjoyed the day Saturday. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Amber Camille runs for first. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)Amber Camille runs for first. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Rotten Eggs’ Luke Johnny catches a hit for the out. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)Rotten Eggs’ Luke Johnny catches a hit for the out. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Paul Grinder hits one out in far left field. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)Paul Grinder hits one out in far left field. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Tanya Grinder rounds the bases for home. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)Tanya Grinder rounds the bases for home. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
More than 800 players make up the Williams Lake Slo-Pitch league. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)More than 800 players make up the Williams Lake Slo-Pitch league. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Twenty teams in four divisions compete in the Williams Lake Slo-Pitch Year End Tournament Aug. 20 and 21. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)Twenty teams in four divisions compete in the Williams Lake Slo-Pitch Year End Tournament Aug. 20 and 21. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

The Esler Sports Complex was busy with ball players and spectators as the year end tournament for the Williams Lake Slo-Pitch League (WLSPL) took place Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 20 and 21.

In all 20 teams participated in four divisions.

In the A division the finals saw a battle between the Rotten Eggs and Rowdies, with the Rotten Eggs taking the win 10-9 in an extra inning.

The Naturals won the B division, coming out victorious over the Wild Chickens 9-6.

In the C division the Broke Millionaires won over Esket-Em 14-8.

And, in the D division, Ole School came out ahead of the Sluggers, 14-8.

WLSPL president Linda Barbondy-Rich said both the tournament and the over-all league were excellent this year.

Next up will be a Kings and Queens tournament slated for Sept. 17 and 18 with eight men’s teams and eight women’s teams. This tournament is being hosted by the Rowdies who will also have a men’s and women’s team competing in the tournament.


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