Beacon Hill buck Layritz for Little League district championship, Oak Bay squirts win U12 tourney

Beacon Hill returned to the top of Victoria’s District 7 Little League on Sunday.

Beacon Hill returned to the top of Victoria’s District 7 Little League on Sunday.

The baseball team based out of Hollywood Park in Fairfield defeated Saanich’s Layritz 12-5 in Sunday’s final, hosted at Central Saanich. Beacon Hill moves on to the 11- and 12-year-old provincials, hosted by Trail Little League, July 20-28.

Last week Layritz’ 9- and 10-year-old team edged Beacon Hill 6-5 to win the District 7 title. Layritz dropped its first two games at the 9-10 provincials in North Vancouver, which began July 14.

Oak Bay squirts win new tourney

Earlier this month the Oak Bay girls squirt C fastpitch U12 softball team won first place at the inaugural U12 District 1 softball jamboree.

Oak Bay went 5-1 to win gold in their division, with 21 teams visiting from around the Island.