White Rock too much for Trail All Stars

The Trail All Stars fell to undefeated White Rock to wrap up the BC Little League championship on Saturday in South Van.

The Trail Major All Stars wrapped up the Little League provincial championship on Saturday falling to undefeated White Rock 19-7 in the last day of round robin action.

After rain wiped out all games on Friday, play would resume on Saturday, with the semifinals and final being set back a day.

White Rock pounded out 19 hits and scored seven runs in the final inning to put an exclamation point on what had been a relatively close game.

Trail jumped out to a 1-0 lead after Kai Birks brought home Kelton Forte who had walked then advanced to third on a single from Luke Miracle. However, White Rock would score six runs in the top of the second inning and another in the third to go up 7-1. Trail would strike for two runs in the bottom of third. Isaac Knight led off with a double, and Forte and Miracle would follow with back-to-back singles to score Knight and Forte would make it 7-3 on a passed ball.

The teams would exchange four runs each in the fourth, but 11-7 was as close as the Trail All Stars would come as White Rock broke it open in the sixth to remain undefeated and finish the tournament at a perfect 6-0.

Miracle went 3-for-4 at the plate for Trail, while Forte was 2-for-3 with two runs scored. Forte also took the loss on the mound for the All Stars, going three innings giving up six hits and seven runs, three earned, while striking out four.

Knight led all Trail hitters in the tournament going 7-for-14 for a .500 average, Forte hit .417 and Miracle .389 while leading the team on the mound with a 2.07 earned run average, nine strike outs, one walk and three earned runs over eight-and-two-thirds innings pitched.

Trail would finish at 1-5 with their only victory coming against Lynn Valley, 6-4, in the opening game. White Rock played 2-4 Little Mountain in the first-versus-fourth seed semifinal on Sunday while 4-2 South Van, took on New Westminster, 4-2, however scores were unavailable.

See this week’s Trail Times for more on the Trail Major All Stars.

Just Posted

Participation by women in West Kootenay/Boundary elections up slightly

More running than in 2014, but about same number as 2011

More burning prohibitions rescinded in southeast B.C.

Category 2 and 3 fires will be permitted in Southeast Fire Centre as of 1p.m. on Wednesday.

High hazard in downtown Trail

Roofing work began early Monday morning at the Trail Memorial Centre

Second hospital road part of plan, says Trail mayor

Martin was in Whistler last week for the UBCM; city delegation met with health ministry

Syringa Creek fire ‘being held’

The fire has burned 3193 hectares; Deer Creek fire is also “being held” at 3849 hectares

U.S. congressman issues dire warning to Canada’s NAFTA team: time is running out

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is expected to resume talks with the U.S.

B.C. marijuana workers may face U.S. border scrutiny

Cannabis still illegal federally south of the border

New political party holds an informational session in Vernon

Maxime Bernier’s The People’s Party of Canada draws about 2o interested patrons to Vernon pub.

B.C. MLAs reminded of rural school struggles

Finance committee hears of falling enrolment, staff shortages

B.C. VIEWS: ’Not photo radar’ coming soon to high-crash areas

ICBC deficit now largely due to reckless and distracted driving

Researchers tag great white shark in Atlantic Canada

Information will be used to learn more about where white sharks move in Canadian waters

Mix-up of bodies leads to funeral home reforms in Nova Scotia

One woman was was mistakenly cremated, another was embalmed and presented to family members during a visitation that went horribly wrong

B.C. RCMP turn to Const. Scarecrow to shock speeders into slowing down

New addition will watch over drivers from a Coquitlam median for first-of-its-kind pilot in Canada

Cyclists finish North America trip to highlight Ukraine struggle

The 10,000 bike ride raised over $10,000 for victims of the war in Ukraine.

Most Read