Chilliwack Cougar pitches for Team B.C. at Westerns

Aiden Henderson joined the White Rock Tritons at the U-13 Peewee AAA Westerns in Brandon, Manitoba.

Chilliwack baseball player Aiden Henderson helped the White Rock Tritons win gold at the U-13 Peewee AAA Westerns in Brandon, Manitoba.

The tournament was held Thursday through Sunday.

Henderson, who normally plays for the Chilliwack Cougars and trains at The Yard, was added to the White Rock roster as the team prepared for the eight team tournament.

White Rock played the role of Team B.C.

Alberta was represented by St. Albert and Red Deer. Saskatchewan sent teams from Regina and Saskatoon while Manitoba was represented by the hosts from Brandon along with North Winnipeg and Oildome.

Henderson’s team was a perfect 5-0, with a 13-3 tournament-opening win over Oildome followed by wins over Saskatoon (9-4), Red Deer (4-2) and Brandon (6-2).

The gold medal match had White Rock facing St. Albert and capturing the crown with a 7-3 win.

Henderson played in all five games.

While he didn’t hit for average (.200), he was an on-base machine, getting on board at a .429 clip.

He balanced four strikeouts with four walks, scoring two runs and driving in another.

Henderson pitched in two games, both starts.

In 7.2 innings pitched versus Oildome and Brandon, the fireballer brought the heat, striking out 11 batters and allowing just three earned runs.

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