Ontario Cup will draw a crowd

The annual Ontario Cup tournament goes this weekend at the Vaughan Grove Sports Complex. 

The tourney, with roughly 180 players, begins the selection process that determines the players that comprise the Ontario Youth Team which represents Ontario at the Canada Cup in Fort McMurray, Alta. 

Last year Ontario lost to Saskatchewan 4-3 in the Canada Cup semi final at Saskatoon. Ontario then won bronze beating Quebec 10-9, while British Columbia garnered gold with a 10-1 win over Saskatchewan.

This weekend coaches will select 40 players will advance to a second camp July 4-5.

Online registration closed April 29th. Only players with a recognized Baseball Ontario program, including a PBLO program, are eligible to participate in the Ontario Cup, a 17U tournament.