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88 Stitches claim 88 One Pitch Slopitch tournament

The 88 Stitches squad won the recent Nelson One Pitch Slopitch tournament held last month at the Lakeside Diamonds. — Submitted

The 88 Stitches squad came away as the big winners at the annual One Pitch Slopitch tournament held last month at the Lakeside Diamonds in Nelson.

88 Stitches captured the A Division with Nelson’s Ripping Giraffe capturing the B Division and The Crew claiming the C Division crown.

Proceeds of the tournament go to local charities. 

Last year donations were made to Friends of the Family and the Osprey Foundation in honour of Caitlyn Piderman.

A special thanks to Taco Sliders & Master Batters from Castlegar which made extra team donations.

Ripping Giraffe captured the B Division at the One Pitch Slopitch tournament. The team includes, back row, L-R, Chris Schappert, Randy Loewen, John Thequan, Nate Osborne, Dan Collins and Reynold Stewart. Front, Caitlin Marynowski, Sally Schappert, Holly Kerr and Kirsten Collins. — Submitted

The Crew earned C Division accolades at the One Pitch Slopitch tournament. — Submitted