Members of the Eastern Passage Pirates celebrate as they receive their medals following their victory Sunday afternoon in Yarmouth in the title game of the intermediate AAA baseball provincials
ERIC BOURQUE PHOTO
The Eastern Passage PIrates have won the Nova Scotia intermediate AAA baseball championship, defeating the Hantsport Shamrocks 10-5 in the title game Sunday afternoon at Gateway Park in Yarmouth.
Eastern Passage had gained a berth in the championship contest earlier in the day by defeating Bridgewater 9-1 in the semifinal round.
Hantsport had advanced to the championship game by downing Pictou County 2-1 in the other semifinal.
The host Gateways were eliminated Saturday when they lost to Pictou County 14-10, their second loss of the tournament to the three-time defending intermediate AAA champion Albions.
Yarmouth's other tournament game was a 5-4 victory against Noel Road Saturday morning.