Lakers golden

The host Sylvan Lake Lakers downed the Stettler Sliders 11-1 in the championship final of the Provincial mosquito community tier III baseball championships Sunday.

SYLVAN LAKE — The host Sylvan Lake Lakers downed the Stettler Sliders 11-1 in the championship final of the Provincial mosquito community tier III baseball championships Sunday.

Chase Elwood was the player of the game for the Lakers while Matthew Sylvester received the award for Stettler.

The Lakers posted a undefeated record in round-robin play which gave them some breathing room heading into the final. They had to be beaten twice, which proved to be an advantage as Stettler won the first game 17-3.


IIndians first

The Innisfail Indians took over top spot in the Parkland Baseball East Division on Friday with an 11-6 victory over the visiting Beiseker Canadians.

Matt MacLeod picked up the win with a complete-game performance as the Indians improved to 13-6 and moved just ahead of the 12-6 Canadians. Cam Culp was the losing pitcher.

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