The Trappers rejoiced in this weekend’s victory at a hardball tourney in Abbotsford, including (back row) coaches Chris Burt, Sheldon Loeppky, Brad Gehring, and Ron Dorland; (third row) Tayven Palmer, Seojin Yoon, Braeden Rawe, Evan Loeppky, Jacob Friesen, Ryan Heutink, and Liam Burt; (second row) Kaiden Booth, Bennett Loeppky, Cole Dorland, Stella Libby (bat girl), and Eli Euverman; and (front row) Hudson Gehring and Gus Libby. (Special to the Langley Advance)

North Langley U11 earns hardball gold

Trappers get taste of victory during weekend tournament in Abbotsford.

North Langley Mossquito AAA Trappers U11 proved they were in the Midsummer Classic to win this past weekend.

They earned gold at the Abbotsford Angels hardball association hosted event, beating out 14 other teams for the title in the tier 2 division, explained Michelle Gehring.

The Trappers nabbed their first win of the tournament, 18-6, over the Richmond Chuckers.

North Langley then prevailed over the Cloverdale Spurs, 12-1, to end round-robin play for the tourney.

Earning a standing of second place overall, the Trappers received a bye through to the quarter final round, Gehring explained.

Running off with the lead late in the game,” she noted that North Langley claimed the semifinal win, defeated the Abbotsford AA Angels, 7-3.

Then, under the blaring sun, the Trappers faced off against the North Delta Rays in the finals.

“North Langley Trappers ran off the field gold medal winners in a 25-12 victory,” Gehring said.

She noted that the Trappers are currently in first place in the Lower Mainland’s 11U AAA tier 2 division.

Just Posted

Aldergrove shop owners make downtown more inviting

Business owners rejuvenate storefronts and invite redevelopment of the town’s core

True grit: Langley U18 wins bronze at soccer championships

‘I’ve never met a group this tough,’ coach said

LETTER: How do you define heritage in Fort Langley

A letter writer speaks out against demolition of several buildings in the ‘birthplace of B.C.’

Korean traditions with a mix of jazz

Black String plays Summer Festival Series at Willoughby Amphitheatre

Luxury car exporter claims Langley developers never paid back $300,000 loan

A lawsuit has been filed against two senior officials of the Newmark Group of Companies

‘Bad choices make good stories’: Margaret Trudeau brings her show to Just for Laughs

Trudeau says over the decades she has been suicidal, manic, depressed

B.C. man dies from rabies after contact with Vancouver Island bat

Last known case of human rabies in B.C. was 16 years ago

Crown recommends up to two-year jail term for former Bountiful leader

Crown says sentence range should be 18 months to two years for Bountiful child removal case

B.C.-wide police efforts identify Vancouver Island robbery suspect

Warrant issued for arrest of North Vancouver man for TD Bank robbery

VIDEO: Wolf spotted swimming ashore on northern Vancouver Island

Island wolf population estimated at under 150 in 2008, says VI-Wilds

Diversity a Canadian strength, Trudeau says of Trump tweets at congresswomen

Trudeau avoided using Trump’s name when he was asked about the president’s Twitter comments

B.C. couple bring son home from Nigeria after long adoption delay

Kim and Clark Moran of Abbotsford spent almost a year waiting to finalize adoption of Ayo, 3

Garneau ‘disappointed’ in airlines’ move against new passenger bill of rights

New rules codified compensation for lost luggage, overbooked flights

Mercury tops out on top of the world: Alert in Nunavut warmer than Victoria

It’s the latest anomaly in what’s been a long, hot summer across the Arctic

Most Read