MLB Grit Invitational held in North Texas
Date: Mar 13, 2019
The 2018 Junior Premier Baseball Championship hosted by Langley Jr Blaze will begin play on Friday, August 10 at McLeod Athletic Park.
Game 1 12:00 pm Langley Jr Blaze (33-15) vs the Victoria Jr Mariners (24-24).
Round of 8 Jr Mariners defeated the Jr Blaze in two straight games.
Game 1 the Jr Mariners scored 5 runs in the top of the 7th and won the game 6 – 5 with a single run in the top of the 10th.
Game 2 the Jr Mariners came back with a 3 run 5th inning and walked off with a 4-3 win in the bottom of the 7th inning.
Game 2 (3:00 pm) Coquitlam Redlegs (32 -16) vs Okanagan Jr Athletics (26-22).
Round of 8 The Redlegs eliminated the Victoria Jr Eagles in 2 straight games.
Coquitlam used an 8 run inning in each game winning 10 – 5 and 12 - 4
The Jr Athletics defeated the White Rock Jr Tritons 2 -1.
The Jr Athletics shut out the Jr Tritons 3 -0 in Game 1 and lost the second game 12 – 4.
Game 3 the Jr Athletics scored 5 runs in the top of the 7th and hung on for the 12 -10 victory.
Game 3 (6:00 pm) North Shore Jr Twins (45 – 3) vs Winner of Game 1
The Jr Twins repeated as Regular Season Champions and have won the League Championship two straight years.
In the Round of 8 North Shore defeated the UBC Jr Thunder in 2 straight games (6-1, 10-0)
The double knockout championship will continue on Saturday (11:00 am, 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm) and Sunday (11:00 am, 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm, if necessary)