Travis Nelson of the Penticton Pirates begins his delivery with hope he blows his pitch by the Penticton Rockies batter during the South Okanagan Minor Baseball Association Mosquito tournament that wrapped up on Mother’s Day. The Penticton Twins won the tournament, while the Pirates finished third. Emanuel Sequeira/Western News

Penticton Twins capture Mosquito tournament

Twins take 12-team Mosquito baseball tournament

The Penticton Twins routed Princeton 7-1 to win the Mom’s Diamond Mosquito baseball tournament last weekend.

The win gave the Twins a perfect 4-0 record. Taking third were the Penticton Pirates, while the Reds were fourth, Rockies were fifth, Tigers and Mariners, sixth. West Kelowna teams, the Giants and Royals were eighth and ninth, respectively. The Summerland Chiefs and Jays were 10th.

Peewee A and AA under-13

The South Okanagan Minor Baseball Association Tigers doubled up the SOMBA Mariners 12-6 on May 10.

Diogo Monteiro crushed his first home run in the Thunder’s 12-8 loss to the Central Okanagan Minor Baseball Association Red Devils. The Thunder then lost to the Red Devils 7-5, both games were on May 13.

The A Tigers and Kelowna battled to a hard-fought 8-8 tie. Mark Andrews hit a two-run homerun . Shane Kodak and Liam Robinson pitched two hard-fought, but extremely effective innings.

The A Twins were edged 10-9 by Kelowna. They had a two-run lead heading into the final inning, but allowed three runs. A Kelowna player stole home when a ball got past the catcher.

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