Doug Smithson Memorial fastball tournament at Hyacinth Park

The Doug Smithson Memorial men's fastball tournament is happening July 4 and 5 at Hyacinth park in Saanich.

The Doug Smithson Memorial men’s fastball tournament is happening July 4 and 5 at Hyacinth park in Saanich.

Nine teams are competing: Victoria Thunder, Emery Electric Braves (Vic), Tom Harris Hecklers (Vic), LT Consulting Merchants (Vic), Sooke Smoke, Wheatsheaf (Cedar), Bakers Supply/Gord Closson Forest Products (Naniamo/Duncan), Surrey Rebels and Fleetwood (Surrey).

The tournament uses a modified triple knockout format.

Game times are Saturday 9 and 11 a.m., 1, 3, 5 and 7 p.m. Sunday 9 and 11 a.m., 1, 3 and 5 p.m. (the final), all at Hyacinth Park.

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