Fort McMurray Oil Giants player Ryley Doyle slides in safely at third as a NEZ Padres player attempts a tag. The two teams are among nine in Red Deer this weekend for the round robin play in the 13U AAA Baseball Alberta Provincials. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Photo: U13 AAA Provincials underway at Great Chief Park

The nine 13U AAA baseball teams in pursuit of a national tournament berth have arrived in Red Deer.

The NEZ Padres earned a win to start the day, beating the Calgary Dinos 9-4. The St. Albert Cardinals also started with a win, knocking off the Fort McMurray Oil Giants 20-0.

Red Deer starts their tournament on Saturday morning at 9 a.m. against the Sherwood Park Athletics.

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