Athletics Take Title at LIMFL Hibernation Tournament


Story and Photos by Doug Bain (ISN)

Victoria, BC (ISN) – Topaz Park in Victoria was the venue for the end of season tournament last weekend in the Lower Island Mixed Fastball League with eleven teams competing in the Irene Lawrence Memorial Hibernation Tournament.

The Ross Bay Vipers victory over the Strathcona Salts in the semis pitted them in the final against the Victoria Athletics who had defeated Sooke in their semi-final match.

Sean McMicking’s top pitching wasn’t enough to hold off the Athletics as they continued their winning season with a runaway 7-1 victory over the Vipers on Sunday afternoon.

Here are a few photos from the final game from ISN photographer Doug Bain:

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Derek Deveson of the Athletics dives for second base.

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Leah McCormick slides into home in the 4th inning.

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Kristin Palou connects with the ball.

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Sean McMicking pitches.

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Athletics pitcher delivers a fastball.

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Mike Samuel of the Athletics.

Christian J. Stewart
Christian is a professional photographer and media professional based in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Currently working as the Assistant General Manager for Victoria HarbourCats Baseball Club, a Senior Contributing Editor and photographer at Independent Sports News (ISN) and operating his own freelance photography and media/pr company.