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Trail 9-10 Orioles split first two games

The Trail 9-10 Orioles bounced back from an opening game loss to Hastings 12-7, to defeat Beacon Hill 20-13 on Sunday at the B.C. Little League championship at Andy Bilesky Park. - Jim Bailey
The Trail 9-10 Orioles bounced back from an opening game loss to Hastings 12-7, to defeat Beacon Hill 20-13 on Sunday at the B.C. Little League championship at Andy Bilesky Park.
— image credit: Jim Bailey

The B.C. Little League championships threw out the first pitch on Saturday, and theTrail 9-10 Orioles dropped its first game against Hasting at Andy Bilesky Park, but bounced back with the bats on Sunday to defeat Beacon Hill to even its weekend record.

After falling to Hastings 12-7, the Orioles rebounded to take down Beacon Hill 20-13 to go to 1-1 in tournament play.

The Orioles were up 11-1 in the top of the third, but Beacon Hill rallied scoring six in the fourth and seven in the fifth to take a 14-13 lead. The Orioles would retake the lead in the bottom of fifth when Darren Issel smacked a double to plate Will Doerkson in what would prove to be the winning run.

The O’s added another five runs and then shut Beacon Hill down in the top of six for the victory.

In other Little League action on Saturday, White Rock beat Highlands 13-1, and Beacon Hill downed Dunbar 10-9, while Sunday's games saw Highlands defeat Dunbar 17-3 and Hastings down White Rock 14-6.

Games go all day at Andy Bilesky Park with Trail playing White Rock Monday at 5:30 p.m.

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