Squamish players on winning minor baseball team

North Shore team became provincial champs in August

Squamish baseball players are sliding into home with a new win under their caps. The BC Minor Baseball tournament over the Aug. 1 to 4 weekend saw the North Shore Baseball Association's 11U AA Bombers capture the provincial banner — the association's first since it launched in 2017.

Noah and Levi Corrente, Squamish brothers, were among the six teammates who also took home MVP awards for the game.

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The team played in Parksville, where they declared a come from behind victory against the host team. They followed with three more victories for the round-robin. Then on Sunday, the Bombers took the semi-finals against Ladner. They faced the home team, Oceanside, again for the final game — and succeeded with 10-2.

"Our coaches and parents are amazed at how much the boys have grown as players and how they came together as a team," head coach Chris Vaillancourt said in a press release.  "It  was remarkable to watch and very special to be a part of this."

Players from Squamish were also on the North Shore Baseball Association's 11U A and 15UAA teams in the tournament.

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