The Red Deer 13U AAA Braves are set to bring some exciting baseball to town this weekend at Great Chief Park.
Friday marks the start of the 13UAAA Baseball Alberta Provincials, with nine teams arriving for round robin play and six advancing to Championship weekend Aug. 3-4.
The provincial champion advances to 13U AAA Nationals in Repentigny, Quebec. Second and third will advance to the Western Canadian Championships in Cloverdale B.C.
The Braves open the tournament at 9 a.m. on Saturday against the Sherwood Park Athletics. They play Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m. against the Edmonton Expos and Sunday at 12 p.m. against the Okotoks Dawgs.
The tournament schedule is as follows:
Game 1 9:00 AM Calgary Jr. Dinos vs NEZ Padres
Game 2 12:00 PM Fort McMurray Oil Giants vs St. Albert Cardinals
Game 3 3:00 PM Parkland Twins vs Calgary Jr. Dinos
Game 4 6:00 PM NEZ Padres vs Fort McMurray Oil Giants
Game 5 9:00 AM Sherwood Park A’s vs Red Deer Braves
Game 6 9:00 AM Okotoks Dawgs vs Edmonton Expos
Game 7 12:00 PM Fort McMurray Oil Giants vs Parkland Twins
Game 8 12:00 PM St. Albert Cardinals vs NEZ Padres
Game 9 3:00 PM Edmonton Expos vs Red Deer Braves
Game 10 3:00 PM Sherwood Park A’s vs Okotoks Dawgs
Game 11 6:00 PM St. Albert Cardinals vs Calgary Jr. Dinos
Game 12 6:00 PM NEZ Padres vs Parkland Twins
Game 13 9:00 AM Parkland Twins vs St. Albert Cardinals
Game 14 9:00 AM Calgary Jr. Dinos vs Fort McMurray Oil Giants
Game 15 12:00 PM Red Deer Braves vs Okotoks Dawgs
Game 16 12:00 PM Edmonton Expos vs Sherwood Park A’s