Oakville Little League completes another fantastic Adam Fedoruk Memorial CANAM tournament
Oakville Little League hosted the 16th Annual Adam Fedoruk Memorial CANAM tournament August 8th - 10th. The tournament had eight teams all competing for the right to be crowned 2014 Champions. Teams from all across Ontario came into town to play starting on Friday evening. The weekend weather was outstanding all weekend.
The Oakville Whitecaps were well represented at the tournament with the 11U & 12U teams participating througout the weekend. Both teams had a strong outing the 12U Whitecaps made it to the final and competed against thier District 1 rival, Ancaster Diamondbacks. All games throughout the weekend were great games and the finals were no different. The Ancaster Diamondbacks came out on top and were crowned champions on Sunday afternoon.
Congratulations to all of our teams and thank you very much for sharing in this very important weekend with the league and Mr. Fedoruk.
OLL awarded one lucky recipient the Adam Fedoruk Bursary that day. The bursary was set up in Adam's memory and is now part of the annual tournament. Congratulaitons to Mitchell Craig who was the winning recipient of this annual award. Mr. Fedoruk presented Mitchell with the cheque which will go towards Mitchell's school tuition.
A special thanks goes out to all of the young volunteers who committed their time to the league and this important tournament all weekend. Our volunteers spent countless hours grooming diamonds in between games, announcing and scorekeeping games and serving up food and drinks to all of the players, coaches and spectators.
The weekend was capped off with incredible opening ceremonies. The championship teams were given game jersey's in Blue Jays Blue and Blue Jays Black, all with the #12 on the back and Adam's name at the top. These two teams played in honour of Adam. At the conclusion of the game, the players were able to keep the jersey's as a memory of Adam. In addition, all participating players recieved a specially made babseball card of Adam as a momento to take home. Mr. Fedoruk was also presented with Adam's baseball card which was framed as a memory of Adam and what this tournament is all about.
Thanks to everyone who supported this tournament and a special thanks to the town of Oakville Parks staff for getting these diamonds in top notch shape for the tournament.