The Williams Lake Slo-Pitch League is hosting its Icebreaker Tournament this weekend at the Esler Sports Complex. Games begin at 8 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday.

The Williams Lake Slo-Pitch League is hosting its Icebreaker Tournament this weekend at the Esler Sports Complex. Games begin at 8 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday.

Williams Lake slo-pitch icebreaker steps up to the plate

The Williams Lake Slo-Pitch League is stepping up to the plate for its annual Icebreaker Tournament this weekend.

The Williams Lake Slo-Pitch League is stepping up to the plate for its annual Icebreaker Tournament this weekend.

Twenty-five teams out of the 30-team league are participating, with round robin games slated to begin Saturday morning at 8 a.m. at the Esler Sports Complex.

Following the round robin all teams will be placed into either the A, B, C or D division for a double-knock out playoff.

In pool No. 1 the Rookies open the tournament Saturday at 8 a.m. taking on the Arrows. Meanwhile, the Bears will face Qwesqi.

At 9:30 a.m. Saturday the Rowdies take on the Cowboys and NDNZ, while the Lakers will take to the diamond against the Ball Breakers.

At 11 a.m. a new team to the league, Total Ice, will clash with Sticks and Stones. The other 11 a.m. game in pool one sees the Wild Chickens take on the Highlife.

In pool No. 2 it’s the Giants taking on Road Kill, while the 2C Rez Riders and the Sons of Pitchers meet at 8 a.m.

At 9:30 a.m. it’s the Rez Bulls and Nemiah Raiders squaring off, while the Y Nots and the Vigilantes will play.

Saturday’s final round robin games in pool No. 2 see the Sluggers meet the Status and the Warriors meet the Broke Millionaires at 11 a.m.

The tournament final is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

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