The U11AA Provincial Championships were held in Drumheller on Saturday, August 21 and Sunday, August 22 and local youth team, The Drumheller Miners, went undefeated throughout the weekend.
The Miners played against the Edmonton Padres on Sunday morning.
“Going into the bottom of the third inning we were trailing 6-2,” says Drumheller Miners off field manager Amy Hewitt. “We managed to tie it up 6-6 in the bottom of the third.”
The Miners pulled ahead with 8-7 in the bottom of the fourth inning, with the Padres tying it back up in the top of the sixth at 8-8.
A run in the bottom of the sixth inning by the Miners sealed the deal with the home team taking the cup in the provincial championship game.