The Hawks and the Thunder met up on the field in U14 action. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

Langley fastball teams crown champions

Fields in North Langley and Brookswood were busy Friday through Sunday.

More than 700 ball players from U8 to adult met up on local diamonds for the Langley Championships Friday through Sunday (June 22 to 24).

The North Langley Storm won the U19 divisions top honours. The McQueens of the Langley Fastball Association earned silver.

The Reign, also playing in the North Langley Diamond Sports, won gold in the U16 contests. LFA’s Thunder was second and the Rebels came from the north to take third.

The U14 division saw a clean sweep by North Langley with the teams of Greg Wiliams, Julie Warren and Greg Jones winning gold, silver and bronze, respectively.

The U12 action went to NL Eclipse, silver to LFA Hutton, bronze to NL Thunder Chickens with honourable mention to NL Steelers.

In U10 action, coach Maxwell’s squad won gold. Kevin Baumang’s team won silver and Adam Benson’s team won bronze, with gold in the consulation consolation round went to Keith Vaughn’s team.

The U8s didn’t have the same kind of competive structure as the older players. The Goats won most sportsmanslike team, an honour voted on by their peers while the Cream Soda won the dragon race.

The U8 didn’t have a traditional competitive tournament but instead the players took part in a skills competition with older players pitching in to help.

A fun coaches’ game and dragon races at various times helped add some fun to the weekend.


Gold medal players celebrated with kisses, for moms, for medals. (Shaulene Burkett photo)

The Lightning met up with the Wolves in the U14 battle this past weekend. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

The Thunder took on the Hawks at the Langley Championships this past Friday, Saturday and Sunday. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

North Langley Diamond Sports teams excelled at the Langley Fastball Championships June 22 to 24. (Shaulene Burkett photo)

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