Two Kamloops boys won a Western Canadian championship on the weekend.
Samuel Avila and Brendan Coulter helped the Aldergrove Dodgers win the Western Canadian bantam AAA baseball title on home soil. The boys, both members of the Kamloops bantam RiverDogs, were picked up by Aldergrove for the tournament.
The Dodgers rolled through the round-robin, before beating a Manitoba team 4-2 in a semifinal. Facing a squad from Saskatchewan in the final, Aldergrove won, 5-1.
Both Kamloops boys started all five games for the champions.
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Show Me The Money and Pitch Slapped won their divisions at the NSA Canada B.C. Co-Ed World Series slo-pitch competition at the Tournament Capital Ranch on Sunday.
The tournament, featuring teams from Vancouver, Williams Lake and Revelstoke, featured two divisions — competition and recreational.
Show Me the Money rolled through the competitive division, beating the Fortune Barbers Mayhem 9-3 in the championship game. Pitch Slapped was the class of the recreational division, losing its first game but winning both ends of the double-knockout final with the Rat Hawks, 21-14 and 22-3.
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Mortgage Intelligence played to a 5-1 victory over IJ Windows and Doors in Kamloops Recreational Soccer League 30-plus action Sunday.
Claudio Sama had a hat trick for Mortgage and German Cotito and Nick Renaldi each had goals.
Gino Covaceuszach scored IJ’s only goal.
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The inaugural Errol Wild Memorial charity golf tournament is scheduled for Sept. 6 at Eaglepoint Golf Resort.
The tournament, played under a scramble format, is to begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.
For more info, contact Dino Bernardo at 250-371-1748 or by email at D_Bernardo@hotmail.com, with Errol Wild golf tourney in the subject line.
All proceeds will go to the Friends of Errol Wild, a local society which funds local initiatives in his name.