Champions have been crowned in Penticton’s mixed slo pitch leagues. Jack’s Java Stop defeated the Dirtbags 21-12 and 18-4 June 17 and 18 in A division action. Jack’s Java Stop lost their opening game of the playoffs to Hyundai Gurus 7-0, then took down the Infra Red Sox, Sporting Wood, Musty Mitts and the Print Factory Flyers.
In the B division, the Brat Pack won their playoffs by defeating the Oddballz 14-7 and 18-4 in double header action on June 19. The Brat Packs only loss came against the Crackers, 18-8, who they faced again in the bottom bracket. They got redemption defeating them 3-1 to advance to the championship series.
Taking the C division championship were the Renaissance Roofing Smokin’ Aces. They defeated the Keystone Krushers 12-8 and 7-5 on June 17 and 21. The Smokin’ Aces had lost to the Krushers 18-17 in the semifinal and were forced to play the Cariboozers, who they defeated 20-18 to get to the championship series.
In the D division, a third game was needed to decide the champ between K-Os and the Mad Dogs. The Mad Dogs won the first game 18-13, then lost 18-12. Due to rian, the final game of the series has been re-scheduled for July 3.
Winning the E division was Arnie’s Army. They were unstoppable in the playoffs, winning five games, including the final two championship games against Pitch Slap 11-3 and 14-4.
The league will now have its fall season registration deadline on July 15. Men’s and ladies’ leagues will begin in July. Check www.pentictonslopitch.com for info.