Team B.C. has been crowned national champs for the third straight year at Baseball Canada’s U18 Canada Cup tournament.
The B.C. squad went 6-3 overall and defeated Team Saskatchewan 10-1 in the championship final on Monday in Saskatoon.
In the gold medal game, Langley’s Yi-Fan Pan drove in a pair of runs with a double.
Pan was one of five members of the Langley Blaze Premier program on B.C.’s 20-man roster.
Jesse Unger, the team’s starting catcher, hit .278 while playing six of the nine games and he won the top catcher award.
Pitcher Jake Polancic started a pair of games, going 1-1 with a 2.89 earned run average. He was also third on the team with 11 strikeouts in 9.2 innings.
Yi-An Pan and Michael Stovman both pitched out of the bullpen. Pan had one save in two appearances and retired all five batters he faced.
Stovman had a 2.33 ERA, striking out three in six innings over a pair of relief appearances.