SNEAKY SLIDE — Dexter Madsen of the South Okanagan Minor Baseball Association bantam Tigers slides into second base during double-header action against the Chilliwack Cougars. The Tigers won 15-1 and 15-5 on May 20. On May 21 against Burnaby, the Tigers lost 10-9 and 14-4. Tiger Matt Olsen crushed the ball all weekend, while Nash Bilenki, Kaiden Skode, and Michael Wiebe also hit well. The Tigers return to action at McNicoll Park Saturday (noon and 3:30 p.m.) and Sunday (9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.) Submitted photo

Sneaky Slide

The SOMBA bantam AA Tigers earned a split, while the Thunder won once in Kamloops

The Penticton Thunder peewee 13 and under team finished 1-1-1 in Kamloops during a Kamloops Minor Baseball Association’s River City Classic Tournament on Victoria Day weekend.

Jack MacIntosh earned most valuable player honours after striking out eight batters over three and 1/3 innings in a 5-1 Thunder win over the Prince George Knights. In their next game, the Thunder lost 10-7 to the Burnaby Braves. Cody Thompson earned MVP honours for his performance in the loss. Their final game against the host RiverDogs #1, ended 8-8. Diogo Montiero was MVP as he crushed his second home run of the season to help push his team’s comeback from a seven-run deficit.

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