The Kentville Midget AAA Wildcats will compete at nationals next week. It’s the first time the team has made it to that level of play. See a slideshow from a recent game at www.kingscountynews.ca – Jennifer Vardy Little, www.kingscountynews.ca
Looking to rebound from a disappointing 10th place finish at nationals last week in Quebec, the Kentville midget Wildcats baseball team will host the best midget teams from the rest of Nova Scotia this coming weekend.
The three-day, eight-team tournament gets underway at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, and continue through the weekend in Kentville and Centreville.
Joining the host Wildcats in the tournament are Tri-County, Hammonds Plains and Dartmouth, Halifax, Stellarton, Pictou County and Cape Breton. The Wildcats’ first game is Friday at 5 p.m. in Kentville against Tri-County.
Kentville’s other round robin games are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday against Hammonds Plains and 3 p.m. Saturday against Dartmouth.
The crossover semifinals are scheduled for 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Sunday, with the championship game set to begin at 3 p.m. All the Sunday games are in Kentville.
3 p.m. Halifax vs. Stellarton Centreville
5 p.m. Tri-County vs. Kentville Kentville
5:30 p.m. Pictou County vs. Cape Breton Centreville
7:30 p.m. Hammonds Plains vs. Dartmouth Kentville
9:30 a.m. Halifax vs. Pictou County Centreville
10 a.m. Hammonds Plains vs. Kentville Kentville
12 noon Stellarton vs. Cape Breton Centreville
12:30 p.m. Tri-County vs. Dartmouth Kentville
2:30 p.m. Halifax vs. Cape Breton Centreville
3 p.m. Kentville vs. Dartmouth Kentville
5 p.m. Stellarton vs. Pictou County Centreville
5:30 p.m. Tri-County vs. Hammonds Plains Kentville
10 a.m. 2nd Pool B vs. 1st Pool A Kentville
12:30 p.m. 2nd Pool A vs. 1st Pool B Kentville
3 p.m. Championship Kentville