PeeWee AA Dodgers to host provincials in Lacombe

The top eight PeeWee AA baseball teams in Alberta will compete in Lacombe on July 31st to Aug. 2nd for the provincial championship

The top eight PeeWee AA baseball teams in Alberta will compete in Lacombe on July 31st to Aug. 2nd for the provincial championship and the right to represent our province in the Western Canadian Championship.

Joining the host Lacombe Dodgers in the hunt for the provincial crown will be teams from Red Deer, Camrose, Okotoks, Edmonton, Leduc, Strathmore, and St. Albert.

The Dodgers travelled to Edmonton this past weekend to conclude Round 3 tiering action and came away with a record of one win and two losses.

The Dodgers started the weekend strong with a 12-9 win over the Edmonton Northeast Zone Stars. Trailing 7-0 early in the game, the Dodgers erupted for seven runs in the fifth inning and five runs in the sixth inning to earn the comeback victory.

Carter Chatwood started the game on the mound for the Dodgers with Zoe Lorenz-Boser coming on in relief in the third inning.

The Dodgers hitting attack was led by  Myles Pallister (two doubles), Lewis Rice (two singles), and Kai Ryden (a double). Chipping in with a single apiece were Jacob Jensen, Lorenz-Boser, Graylin Giesbrecht and Joe Partington.

The Dodgers went on to lose 14-1 to Camrose and 12-2 to Strathmore who will be seeded number one and number two respectively in the provincials.

– submitted by Lyle Lorenz – PeeWee AA Dodgers head coach