The Chemainus Mighty Midgets (starting from the back row

The Chemainus Mighty Midgets (starting from the back row

Chemainus midgets take tourney

Winning a ‘nail-biter’ against Oceanside at the Midget baseball tournament at Larry Irving Field in Chemainus June 11-14.

Chemainus came out on top, after winning a ‘nail-biter’ against Oceanside at the Midget baseball tournament at Larry Irving Field in Chemainus June 11-14.

The Chemainus Midgets went into the 10-game tournament ranked 4th in the standings, but battled their way to the top to take the final game.

Up against three Nanaimo teams and two from Parksville, they defeated the top Oceanside team in the semi-finals, then went on to best a second Oceanside team in the final game with a final score of 9-6.

MVP’s for the tournament were Jaysen Paddle, Jordan Bennett and Bryan Wheeler.

“On behalf of the Chemainus Midgets we would like to thank our team coaches for an awesome and memorable season, and special thanks to Rick Shay for all his hard work and support,” said Team Manager Brenda Fukakusa.