Slo-pitch league tourney this weekend

Twenty lakecity slo-pitch teams will be vying for the title of league champion this weekend.

Twenty lakecity slo-pitch teams will be vying for the title of league champion this weekend at the Esler Sports Complex ball fields for the Williams Lake Slo-Pitch League Year End Tournament.

Seeding games, which begin tonight, will determine which division teams end up playing in over the weekend. League president Linda Barbondy said teams will be divvied up, based on two seeding games, into one of either the A, B, C or D divisions.

Tonight’s seeding matchups feature the Wild Chickens taking on the Beer-O-Crats and Those Guys versus the Rez Bulls.

Thursday it’s the Ball Breakers taking on the Brew Jays, Qwesqi meeting Relations, NDNZ versus Sluggers and Rookies versus 2C Rez Riders.

Friday’s games include Whisper ‘n Waters taking on the Wolf Pack, the Bears against the Gold Minors, the Lakers versus the Warriors and the Rowdies against the Broke Millionaires. All seeding games start at 7 p.m.

Following seeding matchups teams will be entered into a double-knockout tournament with finals taking place Sunday afternoon.

Tickets will be for sale for the year-end banquet at the Longhouse Sept. 15, featuring band Chilcotin Dreams, for $20. Year-end prizes and awards will be presented then.

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