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Highlands explodes past Trail Allstars at Little League Championships

The Nelson Daily Sports
By The Nelson Daily Sports
July 16th, 2014

Trail Allstars watched Highlands score 10 runs in the final two innings to dump the host squad 12-5 at the BC Little League 9-10 Baseball Championships Tuesday at Andy Bilesky Park.

The loss dropped the Trail Allstars record to 1-3.

Hastings Allstars lead the standings with a 4-0 record after pounding Beacon Hill of Victoria 20-2.

White Rock and Highlands are tied for second at 3-1 with Trail in fourth with Beacon Hill.

Nelson’s Bryce Sookro singled in Noah Quinn for the first run for Trail.

Sookro then scored as did Will Doerksen to give the hosts the early 3-0 lead.

Highlands scored a single in the first and third before exploding for three in the fourth frame and seven runs in the fifth.

Quinn took the loss on the mound for Trail while Jed Decooman was the pitcher of record for Highlands.

Sookro, Darren Issel and Seamus Boyd of Nelson all finished with one RBI.

Trail meets winless Dunbar Wednesday to conclude the round robin part of the tournament.

In other games, White Rock faces Beacon Hill and Hastings meets Highland.

The top four teams advance to the semi final round Friday with the two winners advancing to the final Saturday.


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