News and Announcements
The Inside Pitch Baseball Camp returns to West Kelowna on July 19th
Morgan Reiter, Director of Player Development for Inside Pitch Baseball Academy will be visiting West Kelowna for 2 days, sharing a wealth of experience and knowledge with our players. Morgan is a highly touted coach and instructor, who played NCAA div.1 Baseball and is currently the only National Pitching Association certified trainer in Canada. Morgan will be assisted by a number of current and former professional & college baseball players who also have experience directing and teaching camps across Canada.
The camp will consist of 2 portions, Power Pitching (8-15 Years) and Hitting & Skills (6-15 Years).
The Pitching Camp will run from 10:00am to 12:30 pm, the Hitting & Skills Camp will run from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
Players may sign up for either portion individually ($70.00 for Pitching, $65.00 for Hitting & Skills) or they may choose to sign up for both camps and only pay $120.
The 13U ‘AA’ team took second place in the River City Classic baseball tournament held in Kamloops over May long weekend. The tournament was very competitive and consisted of 12 teams from BC and Alberta. West Kelowna played some great baseball and defeated Kamloops, Cowichan Valley, Edmonton and Victoria on their way to the tournament finals. Unfortunately West Kelowna came up short in the final game losing to a tough team from White Rock.
In an 8 team tournament hosted by West Kelowna the West Kelowna Pirates won the championship game on Sunday over the West Kelowna Cubs. The game was 2-0 for most of the game until the Pirates rallied for 3 runs in the 4th to seal a 5-0 victory. The Pirates would like to thank the tournament organizer Shawn Vodarek and all the volunteers who made the tournament a huge success. Congratulation to the players, Parker, Cooper, Cohen, Ryan, Pickles, Ben, Wyatt, Emerson, Matias, Hayden, Takoda, Mya and coaches Rich Swift, Shawn Vodarek & Jason Hromadnik.
In an 8 team tournament hosted by Osoyoos the West Kelowna Pirates won the championship game on Sunday over the Kelowna Pirates. The game was tied 3-3 until the last inning when West Kelowna’s bats got going and put up 5 runs to seal the victory 8-3. The entire weekend was a team effort with great pitching and strong defense. The Pirates went 4-0 in the tournament. A huge congratulation to the players, Parker, Cooper, Cohen, Ryan, Pickles, Ben, Wyatt, Emerson, Matias, Hayden, Takoda and coaches Rich Swift, Shawn Vodarek & Jason Hromadnik.
West Kelowna Minor Baseball would like to take this opportunity to thank the following sponsors for their support of the 2017 Baseball Season. Your generous donations will help make 2017 an exceptional year for Players, Coaches, Parents & Umpires.
- EMCO Plumbing & Heating (Platinum Sponsor)
- Chevy’s Source For Sports (Gold Sponsor)
- Vantage West Realty (Gold Sponsor)
- Crystal Glass (Gold Sponsor)
- Cornerstone Excavating (Gold Sponsor)