BC Champion Hastings All-Stars to Play Prairies in Canadian LL Championship Final

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Edmonton, AB (ISN) – Vancouver’s Hastings All-Stars will play the Lethbridge Southwest All-Stars in the finals of the Canadian Little League Championships in Edmonton Saturday, with the winner moving on to represent Canada at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania from August 16-26.

The Canadian Little League Championship has been set after the semi-final games played on Friday. 

British Columbia Champion Hastings All Stars defeated Atlantic Champion Glace Bay Colonels 5 – 0 in the first semi final game Friday, and Prairie Champion Lethbridge Southwest All Stars beat Ontario Champion High Park Braves 4 – 3.

 

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Jack Henley of the Lethbridge Southwest All Stars pitches during the 2012 Canadian Little League Championship at John Fry Park, Edmonton, Alberta on August 10th, 2012. (Photo: Joel Belizario / Island Sports News)

 

As a result, British Columbia will face the Prairies in the Canadian Championship final at 1:00 pm at John Fry Park. 

 

In the consolation final, the Quebec Champion NDG Lynx ended their tournament by defeating Host Team Mill Woods White Sox 5-2.

 

In addition to the Championship Final, the 2012 Canadian Little League Championship will feature a challenger baseball game on the same diamond at John Fry Park at 10:00 am. The Challenger Division was established in 1989 as a separate division of Little League to enable boys and girls with special needs to enjoy the game of baseball along with the millions of other children who participate in this sport worldwide.

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Ty Penner of the Lethbridge Southwest All Stars makes a run for home plate during the 2012 Canadian Little League Championship at John Fry Park, Edmonton, Alberta on August 10th, 2012. (Photo: Joel Belizario / Island Sports News)

They will be joined by players from teams that did not make it to the Championship final to act as “buddies” for the Challenger players. We strongly encourage the public & media to come and be involved in this uniquely-rewarding division of Little League baseball.

 

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