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UPDATED: Under 16 softball championships this weekend in St. Croix

HANTS COUNTY - The Eastern Canadian Under 16 Boys’ Fastpitch Softball Championships gets underway this week in St. Croix.

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The first game is slated for Aug. 27 at 3 p.m.

Teams from Ontario, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and at least two, if not three, teams from Nova Scotia will begin play in a round-robin divisional format, with the championship game scheduled for early Sunday afternoon.

A tournament schedule was not available as of press time, however, in past years, the tournament offered fans a chance to see some great softball and some tight races as the softball players attempt to reach the playoff round.


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UPDATE: Looking to check out the games involving the local West Hants Thunder? Here is the schedule.

West Hants Thunder will take on Lyn, ON at 5 p.m. Aug. 27.

On Aug. 28, West Hants Thunder take on St. Andrews, of Antigonish County, at 11: 30 a.m.

The official opening ceremonies will be held at 4 p.m., following by the Thunder taking on Taymouth, NB, at 5 p.m.

On Saturday, the Thunder will take on a Newfoundland team at 9 a.m.

The playoff round will begin at 3 p.m. that day.

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