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Fort McMurray 13U baseball crew competes in Nationwide Western Championships

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Fort McMurray’s 13U baseball crew had a tough time on the 13U Nationwide Western Championships because the crew misplaced each recreation they performed. The crew’s coach, Keith Breen, is happy with how onerous the athletes labored this previous weekend.

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“We have been out-skilled, however what went proper is the youngsters belief the issues they realized all through the season. They used these abilities in video games and a number of them grew to become higher teammates this weekend. Their backs have been in opposition to the wall they usually realized to depend on one another,” mentioned Breen.

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“These are one of the best AAA groups in western Canada and we’re a superb AA crew. We’ve acquired AAA gamers blended amongst us however not sufficient to fish out.”

The crew misplaced 15-4 to Saskatchewan, 13-3 to British Columbia, 13-3 to Manitoba and 18-3 in a second recreation in opposition to Manitoba.

“They’re nice youngsters. They acquired beat up at this time however none of them are crying, none of them are upset proper now. They understand it’s only a recreation,” mentioned Breen after the ultimate loss to Manitoba.

“Our crew battled each single recreation. They competed and that’s all we are able to ask for. We didn’t are available right here considering we have been gonna win a championship, we got here in right here desirous to compete and I believed we competed to one of the best of our skill.”

Breen remains to be completely satisfied that so many individuals from Fort McMurray got here out to assist the crew and is grateful for volunteers. The video games have been all at J. Howard Pew Park and Bob Campbell Subject. Because the host neighborhood, Fort McMurray was assured a neighborhood crew.

Breen admires how onerous the athletes performed, and hopes assembly the opposite groups will inspire the athletes to aspire to the next stage of baseball.

In the long run, Crew Alberta received gold and silver went to Crew Saskatchewan. Bronze went to Crew British Columbia.

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