Valley A’s pick off top spot in Pickering

PICKERING – The Ottawa Valley A’s were invited to Pickering last weekend and came home tournament champions.

The Ottawa Valley A’s won the eight-team Pickering Invitational Tournament on Friday, June 14 and Saturday June 15 and didn’t drop a game throughout the weekend.

The A’s went 5-0 in two days of fastball action. The A’s Dave Baird was named tournament Most Valuable Player.

“Congratulations to the Ottawa Valley A’s who went through the tournament undefeated going 5-0,” tournament organizers released in a statement.

The Ottawa Valley A’s are made of players from the West Carleton and Arnprior area.

Game results:

  • Ottawa Valley A’s 7-6 over the Chippewa Chiefs
  • Ottawa Valley A’s 10-3 over the Arthur Merchants
  • Ottawa Valley A’s 5- 2 over the Glen Williams Ale Stars
  • Semi-finals: Ottawa Valley A’s 9-2 over the Glen Williams Ale Stars
    Final: Ottawa Valley A’s 12-5 over the host Pickering Knights
    Winning pitcher: Adam Rueckwald. Relief; Ben Broek