Little Leaguers gather in Stoney Creek for Labour Day Classic


Eleven teams from Ontario will participate in Stoney Creek Optimist Little League’s annual Labour Day Classic Minor Little League All-Star Tournament over the weekend. The baseball tournament will have two divisions, one for 9-year-olds and one for 10-year-olds.

In the division for nine year-olds, Stoney Creek will be host to teams from Ancaster, Toronto High Park, Oakville, and Waterdown. Teams will play each other once in the preliminary round. The top four teams will advance to the semi-finals on Sunday with those winners advancing to the finals at 6 p.m. on Sunday.

In the 10-year-olds’ division, Stoney Creek will welcome teams from Dundas, Erindale, High Park, Oakville, and South Ottawa. The six teams have been divided into two pools of three. Teams will play each team in the other pool. The top two teams in each pool will advance to the semi-finals on Sunday. The teams that lose in the semi-finals will face each other in the consolation game while the winners of the semi-finals will play for the 2008 SCOLL Minor Labour Day Tournament Championship.

All tournament games will be played at Optimist Little League Park in Stoney Creek, off of Highway 8 starting on Friday Aug. 29 and concluding on Sunday Aug. 31.

9 YEAR-OLD DIVISION

Friday, Aug. 29
Game 1 – 6 p.m. Stoney Creek vs. Waterdown
Game 2 – 8 p.m. Oakville vs. Ancaster

Saturday, Aug. 30
Game 3 – 9 a.m. High Park vs. Stoney Creek
Game 4 – 11 a.m. Ancaster vs. Waterdown
Game 5 – 1 p.m. High Park vs. Oakville
Game 6 – 3 p.m. Stoney Creek vs. Ancaster
Game 7 – 5 p.m. Waterdown vs. High Park
Game 8 – 7 p.m. Oakville vs. Stoney Creek

Sunday, Aug. 31
Game 9 – 9 a.m. Ancaster vs. High Park
Game 10 – 11 a.m. Waterdown vs. Oakville
Semis 1 – 1:30 p.m. Fourth Place vs. First Place
Semis 2 – 3:30 p.m. Third Place vs. Second Place
Championship – 6 p.m. Winners of Semi-Finals

10-YEAR OLD DIVISION

Pool A
Stoney Creek, South Ottawa, Oakville

Pool B
High Park, Dundas, Erindale

Friday, Aug, 29
Game 1 – 6 p.m. – Stoney Creek vs. Dundas
Game 2 – 8 p.m. – Erindale vs. Oakville

Saturday, Aug.30
Game 3 – 9 a.m. – South Ottawa vs. High Park
Game 4 – 11 a.m. – High Park vs. Stoney Creek
Game 5 – 1 p.m. – Erindale vs. South Ottawa
Game 6 – 3 p.m. – Oakville vs. High Park
Game 7 – 5 p.m. – Erindale vs. Stoney Creek
Game 8 – 7 p.m. – Dundas vs. Oakville

Sunday, Aug. 31
Game 9 – 9 a.m.- South Ottawa vs. Dundas
Semis 1 – 11:30 a.m. – Second place Pool A vs. First place
Pool A Semis 2 – 1:30 p.m. – Second place Pool B vs. First place
Pool B Consolation – 4 p.m. – Losers of Semi-Finals
Championship – 6 p.m. – Winner of Semi-Finals

Monday, Sept. 1 will be the rain date if games need to be pushed back due to the weather.

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