Greyhounds win provincial title

Southwest Booster file photo by Steven Mah

Four Southwest baseball teams were in action over the weekend at Baseball Sask Senior Provincials.

The Gull Lake Greyhounds and Shaunavon Badgers were in Windhorst for the Senior AA Tier 5 Provincial championships and both advanced to the championship final. Gull Lake won the all-Southwest final 11-4 to clinch the provincial title.

The Greyhounds opened the weekend with a 4-1 win over the Kenaston Cannons.

They followed up with a 12-2 win over the Beechy Breakers. Gull Lake advanced past Kenaston 10-5 in the semi-final.

The Badgers also got out to a winning start with a 7-5 win over the host Windhorst Pirates. They dropped their second game 8-7 to the Regina Red Dogs. They defeated Regina 2-0 in the semi-final.

The Swift Current Yard Goats and Cabri River Rats were both in the Yorkton for the 2017 Senior AA Tier 2 Provincials but neither team was able to reach the playoffs.

Friday, the Yard Goats dropped their opener 5-2 to the Kindersley Clippers. They lost 6-3 to the Carlyle Cardinals to open the day Saturday. The Yard Goats got into the win column with a 6-5 win over the Oxbow Chiefs to wrap up the weekend.

The Cabri River Rats lost their first game Friday by a 5-3 tally to the Yorkton Yankees. They also lost 12-5 on Saturday to the Border City Blue Jays and then fell 16-5 to the Estevan Tower Wolves to conclude the weekend.