P.E.I. junior baseball team set for the post-season
It’s playoff time again in the New Brunswick Junior Baseball League. Things kickoff Wednesday when the Chatham Ironmen (7-17) host the Saint John Junior Alpines (618) in the best-of-three quarterfinal series. Game 2 is Thursday in Saint John, N.B., while Game 3, if necessary, is in Chatham. Winner faces the top-seeded Metro Mudcats (21-3) in one bestof-five semifinal.
The P.E.I. Junior Islanders (16-8) start its best-of-five semi against the fourth-ranked Fredericton Royals (10-14) on Saturday with a doubleheader at Memorial Field in Charlottetown. Game 1 goes at 3 p.m.
Game 3 and Game 4, if necessary, is in Fredericton on Sunday beginning at 1 p.m.
Game 5, if needed, is to be determined. Golf and Country Club. Action runs Friday through Sunday.
The tournament also serves as the PGA of Canada’ Atlantic zone championship where over 30 professionals will compete to be the zone champ and capture the winner’s portion of the $13,000 purse. Past winners of the Open competing this weekend include Kevin Dugas, Scott Frizzell, Trevor Giggey, Tim McCullum, Brian Affleck and Shane Grinton.
The tournament kicks off Friday with the corporate pro-am. Individual stroke play starts Saturday. Amateur spots are available until Wednesday at noon. Register at 902-672-2842.