ODB pitcher Darren Wright preps for a play against the Southpaws on Saturday afternoon.

Fernie Slow Pitch summer season winds up with weekend tournament

The Fernie Slow Pitch tourney took place over the weekend that saw nine teams compete for the title and prize money.

The Fernie Slow Pitch Tournament took place over the weekend, starting Saturday morning and declaring winners on Sunday afternoon. The event at the Prentice Park ball diamonds saw nine teams play in a total of 16 games in a knock out style tournament.

The Southpaws walked away with first place after defeating the Cheesburgers on Sunday afternoon. Along with the title, the Southpaws also took home $250, while the Cheeseburgers enjoyed a prize of $150. Rounding out the podium were the ODB’s, who won $100. ODB pitcher, Darren Wright, says the prize money will go to their next tournament in Jaffray in two weeks.