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Penticton Tigers place second in provincial championships

Tigers won every game except the final this weekend
The Penticton Tigers will go into the final game undefeated in this weekend’s provincial championship in Langley. (Tracy Zyweck Yost)

The U18 AAA Penticton Tigers headed into the provincial championship finals undefeated on Sunday.

The Tigers fought hard against their opponent the NSBA, coming in second in the tournament with a loss of 3-4.

Earlier on Sunday, the Penticton Tigers won the semifinals against the host team the Township Blue Sox with a 5-2 win.

The road to representing B.C. on the national stage started July 27 in Langley at the U18 provincial championships.

Penticton was among the eight U18 AAA baseball teams in the province vying for a spot in this year’s Western Canadian Championships, set for Aug. 18 to 20 in Winnipeg.

The team, led by manager Josh Snider, finished the regular season with a 33-7 record.

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Monique Tamminga

About the Author: Monique Tamminga

Monique brings 20 years of award-winning journalism experience to the role of editor at the Penticton Western News. Of those years, 17 were spent working as a senior reporter and acting editor with the Langley Advance Times.
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