The 2015 Little League Ontario Major Provincial Championship
OAKVILLE, Ont. – The 2015 Ontario Little League Ontario Major Provincials have been underway for two days and the energy and excitment at Cornwall Park has been awesome. All teams were greeted on Sunday night with a Player and Coach Meet & Greet compliments of Oakville Little League. Day one saw three games being played throughout the day. There was some great action in all three games. The weather was fantastic and everyone seemed to enjoy the day. Opening Ceremonies began at 4PM with a parade of all teams led by a 10 piece bag piper band, Legion Colours, our honarary chairman and Town Mayor, Rob Burton followed by specials guests, our younger aspiring Whitecaps,volunteers and the seven competing teams.
The evening ended with a wonderful banquet for the players and coaches which was held at Le Dome Banquet Hall. Feedback form everyone was nothing but positive on the food, the service and the excitment that the players had waiting to see if they would be the winner of one of the many raffle prizes donated by Doherty Engineering, Corbetts Source for Sports and Panera Bread.
The tournament resumed on Tuesday with three games which saw the High Park Braves defeating the Brockville Braves, the Oakville Whitecaps defeating the Port Arthur Nationals and Windsor West defeating Timmins Lynx.
Wednesday's match ups featured the Port Arthur Nationals taking on the South Ottawa Blues. The summer heat was intense but the players battled hard throughout the game. The Port Arthur Nationals defeated the Blues 7-0. The eraly evening game had Windsor West taking on the Brockville Braves. The Brovkville Braves demonstrated the utmost class that has ever been shown in a baseball game by lending their bats to Windsor West when they were at bat. The tournament organizers and fans were impressed to see how respectful the Braves were especially during the game. Windsor West were eliminated from the tournament with a 11-0 loss.
Today is another big day at Cornwall Park. The early game features the host Whitecaps taking on the High Park Braves. Game time is 3:30PM. The final game of the day will feature the Port Arthur Nationals taking on the Brockville Braves. Game time is 6:30PM.
For more information and Live Scoring, please vist our tournament web site by clicking here.
To read articles that have been posted on the Inside Halton Web Site, please click on the two links below.
Inside Halton Article #1 - Oakville Whitecaps Cruise Past Timmins Lynx
Inside Halton Article # 2 - High Park, Windsor West, Host Whitecaps winners of Day 2 of Little League Major Provincials
Inside Halton Article # 3 - High Park, Port Arthur winners of Day 4 if Little League Major Provincials