Chaleur drops first game at Bantam AA U15 baseball provincials

The Chaleur Blue Jays have lost their first game at the 2017 Bantam AA U15 Provincial Baseball Championship in Petit-Rocher.

The Blue Jays fell to the Atholville Royals 6-5 on Friday afternoon.

Chaleur will play two games on Saturday — one against Western Valley at 1 p.m. and the other against Port City at 4 p.m.

The semifinals are scheduled to take place at 9 a.m. and noon on Sunday, with the championship game slated for 3 p.m.

The three-day tournament is being hosted by the Beresford Minor Baseball Association, and tournament chair Andrea Bouma says some 90 players from across New Brunswick are taking part.

With files from Kevin White