Bantam 57’s win silver at home tournament

Cash Arntsen came off the mound to field a ground ball. STEVEN MAH/SOUTHWEST BOOSTER

The Swift Current Bantam AAA 57’s placed second out of eight teams at their home tournament.

The Bantam 57’s opened the tournament on Friday with a 9-9 tie against the Saskatoon Cardinals.

Saturday, they defeated the Strathmore Reds 13-3 and the Saskatoon A’s 14-9.

The 57’s faced the Cardinals in the semi-final and won 12-3 on Sunday.

They met the Saskatoon Blue Jays in the gold medal game and lost to place second.

The Bantam 57’s will return to Regina League action on Sunday when they visit the Regina White for two games.