Minor Provincials: Trail Minors off to rough start

The Trail Minor Orioles went 1-2 in their first three matches at the 9/10 Little League B.C. Championship in Vancouver.

The Trail Minor Orioles went 1-2 in their first three matches at the 9/10 Little League B.C. Championship in Vancouver.

Jericho Baseball hosts this year’s Little League championship that began Saturday at Carnarvon Park.

Trail played the opening match of the tournament falling to White Rock 14-4 on Saturday, before bouncing back with a thrilling 3-1 win over Beacon Hill on Sunday.

However, on Monday the Minor Orioles would drop a match to Highlands 10-2, to sit at 1-2 half-way through the tournament.

As of press time on Tuesday, Little Mountain, 2-0, and White Rock, 3-0, remained undefeated. Trail played Hastings on Tuesday but the score was unavailable. The Minor O’s will play host Jericho on Wednesday and after a day off on Thursday, will face Little Mountain Friday.

The top four teams will make the playoffs with the semifinals going at noon and 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, and the championship game at noon Sunday.

Trail Little League hosted the provincials last year at Andy Bilesky Park.