Catch local cricketers in action at Windsor Park

Catch the local sports action at local fields and rinks

The Oak Bay cricketers hit the pitch this Sunday, June 12 to take on Albion at 12 p.m. at Beacon Hill.

In the midweek league, the University squad plays Spinnakers at 6 p.m. at Windsor Park on Tuesday, June 14.

Head to Carnarvon Baseball Park this Saturday for some extra-tasty ballpark fare when the park hosts its fifth annual Grand Slam Gourmet fundraiser. Vista 18 chef Garrett Schack will hit a homerun with his take on ballpark food, and raise funds for both KidSport and a Carnarvon baseball team on its way to the provincial championships.

The Victoria Premier Eagles open an action-filled week Sunday, June 12, heading up Island to take on the Parksville Royals in a doubleheader starting at 12 p.m. The Eagles continue play Tuesday, June 14 in a heavily anticipated game against rival Victoria Mariners at Henderson field at 6 p.m.

The Eagles finally return home to Lambrick Park Saturday, June 18 when they host the White Rock Tritons in a doubleheader. First pitches are scheduled for noon and 2:30 p.m.

The Junior Premier Eagles open their week on Saturday, June 11, hosting the White Rock Tritons in a doubleheader at Lambrick Park with games set to start at 1 and 3:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 12, brings a roadtrip to Surrey to take on the Whalley Chiefs.

With the Bantam Black AAA Victoria Eagles getting the week off, the Red Eagles fill the diamond with a host of games. Saturday, June 11 has the Eagles on the road, heading to Ladner to meet halfway while playing Kamloops in a doubleheader. Returning home Sunday, June 12, the Eagles host Nanaimo in a doubleheader at Carnarvon Park with games going at 12 and 3 p.m.

The Victoria Premier Mariners have three games on the calendar this week. In addition to hosting the Eagles Tuesday, the Mariners head to Langley to take on the Langley Blaze in a doubleheader on Saturday, June 11.

The Junior Premier Mariners have just two games scheduled this week, hosting the White Rock Tritons in a Sunday, June 12 doubleheader at Henderson. First pitches go at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Turning to the diamond at Royal Athletic Park, after a weekend on the road to Kelowna, the Victoria HarbourCats have a long home-stand, welcoming the Gresham Greywolves June 14 to 16 and the Cowlitz Black Bears June 17 to 19. Visit harbourcats.com for game times and ticket details.

Victoria Shamrocks lacrosse returns to the floor at the Q Centre on Friday, June 10 when they host the Langley Thunder at 7:45 p.m. After a day’s rest, the ‘Rocks are on the road Sunday, June 12, facing the Maple Ridge Burrards.

The Victoria Intermediate Shamrocks have just one game on the calendar this week. Head to the Q Centre Saturday, June 11 to cheer on the local boys when they host Langley at 1:30 p.m.

Completing the Shamrocks trio, the Victoria Junior Shamrocks are on the road Sunday, June 12, facing the Port Coquitlam Saints. The roadtrips continue next Saturday, June 18, when they play the Langley Thunder before returning home to the Q Centre Sunday, June 19 to host the Delta Islanders at 5 p.m.

Colin Gall is a local athlete and Grade 11 student at Mt. Douglas Secondary. Send your local sports news to jocktalk@telus.net.

 

 

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