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Blaze help B.C. to silver medal

After overcoming a shaky start during pool play, Team BC rallied to make the gold medal game at the U17 Baseball Canada Cup.

But the team fell short in the championship, losing 9-8 to Ontario in the finals of the event, held Aug. 8 to 13 in London, Ont.

Team BC had four members of the Langley Blaze on its roster.

Tyler O’Neill led Team BC with a .500 batting average, including a tournament high three home runs. He finished with seven extra base hits and crossed home plate nine times. O’Neill drove in 11 runs.

Mitchell Robinson hit .333 over the nine games and also drove in six runs.

Preston Kokotailo saw limited action, suiting up in four games and managing one hit.

Pitcher Liam Stroud made two appearances, once as a starter and once in relief. He finished 1-1.

Team BC was 4-5 at the tournament.

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