David Maltby Little League Underway; Springhill Bantam A Tournament Concludes Tomorrow
© Jamie Heap-The Amherst News
Amherst Little League Selects right fielder Jillian Gallant awaits the offering from the New Glasgow pitcher in the second inning of their game Saturday afternoon. The 49th Annual David Maltby Little League Tournament, which is being played on both Landry and Foster Fields, continues tomorrow before wrapping up on Labour Day Monday.
AMHERST-Day one of three day David Maltby Little League Tournament is now in the books. Following the official opening of the 49th annual tournament Saturday afternoon, Amherst hosted New Glasgow on Landry Ball Field while East Hants took on Stratford, PEI on Foster Field.
Earlier in the day, Sackville played East Hants; the Amherst Little League Selects All-Stars faced Sydney, who also played Sackville. Other action saw Stratford and New Glasgow, notwithstanding a skills competition.
Days two and three of the tournament will unfold as follows:
Amherst vs. East Hants (Landry) 10 a.m.
Stratford vs. Sydney (Foster) 10 a.m.
Sackville vs. New Glasgow (Following Game D or H)
Roy Cormier vs. 2nd Don Chitty (Landry) 3 p.m.
1st Don Chitty vs. 2nd Roy Cormier (Foster) 3 p.m.
Consolation Final (Foster) 10 a.m.
Championship Final (Landry) 11 a.m.
In other baseball news from around Cumberland County, day two of the Bantam A Provincial Baseball Championships being played at Lions Park in Springhill is also in the books.
The Springhill FenceBusters played WPW and New Waterford on Friday before playing Windsor and the Halifax West Reds on Saturday.
Windsor plays New Waterford Sunday morning at 9:00 am while WPW will battle the Halifax West Reds at 11:30 pm. Championship Game # 1 (if necessary) goes at 2:00 pm while Championship Game #2 (if necessary) will be played at 4:30 pm.
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