There were no repeat champions at the 2016 Canadian Slo-Pitch Championship in Whitehorse.
The defending champion Alberta Oilmen and Miken HR Sports Ladybirds both came up short in their bid for back-to-back titles. The Oilmen were eliminated by the eventual champion ON1 Mike HR Sports Orioles, settling for bronze, while the Ladybirds went out in the first round of the playoffs Friday.
Tournament awards for both men’s and women’s divisions at the Canadian Slo-Pitch Championship were handed out this afternoon at the Pepsi Softball Centre.
The awards are given out for performance in the round-robin, with the Top Hitter, Top Defensive Player, and MVP of the round-robin recognized. A total of 72 round-robin games were played in the men’s event, and 36 in the women’s event.
The P&M Recycling Guns came out on top in a 16-8 battle with Alaskan Fudge Co. for the Men’s A title at Dustball.
In the Women’s A final, it was the Yukon Titans defeating the Killer Bees, 8-6. McGivney’s Bar & Grill finished first in the Co-ed A category, downing Complete Concrete 15-6.
Volunteers are needed for the 2016 Men’s and Women’s Canadian Slo-pitch Championship, August 7-13 in Whitehorse!
Get close to all the action, and help us welcome our visitors to the Yukon.
Areas we need help include spectator services, security, PA Announcing, and scoreboard operating.
More than 100 games will be played on the Pepsi Softball Centre diamonds when Whitehorse welcomes the 2016 Men’s and Women’s Canadian Slo-Pitch Championship in August.