Chilliwack’s Dylan Ohlsen, seen here playing third base last year with the B.C. Premier Baseball League’s Abbotsford Cardinals, represented B.C. at the Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg.

Dylan Ohlsen and Team B.C. baseball falter at Canada Summer Games

Team B.C. went 3-3 in pool play, but a quarter-final loss to Ontario knocked them out of contention.

Dylan Ohlsen and the Team B.C. baseball squad were knocked out of contention at the Canada Summer Games, finishing sixth overall in a 10 team field.

The Games started July 28 in Winnipeg.

Team B.C. went 3-3 in pool play, facing Alberta in their July 29 opener.

Playing third base, Ohlsen went one for two with a walk, but his team was beaten badly as Alberta scored a 12-2 win. Ohlsen was back at the hot corner later that day as Team B.C. evened their record with an 8-5 win over Quebec. Ohlsen had a productive outing, banging out a pair of singles, stealing a base and driving in a run.

The teenager had a rough time in a July 30 game vs Saskatchewan, striking out three times. But he got on base once with a walk and came around to score one of Team B.C.’s two runs in a 3-2 loss.

Ohlsen’s crew faced Alberta again July 31 and again coughed up 12 runs in a 12-7 loss. The Chilliwackian picked up a double and an RBI.

Team B.C. finished group play with back-to-back wins over Quebec and Saskatchewan.

Ohlsen had another single and another RBI in the 13-8 defeat of Quebec and delivered a single and a run in a 2-1 victory over Saskatchewan.

Team B.C., third in group A, faced Ontareio, second in group B, in a Thursday morning quarter-final. Ohlsen banged out a double, but his team was eliminated from gold-medal contention with a 3-1 loss.

The team wrapped up the tournament Thursday morning with a 7-3 win over Quebec.

— Chilliwack’s Isaac Goodwill and Santana McKay had a rough time in men’s softball as Team B.C. went 2-7, finishing ninth in the 10 team field.

— Spartan Swim Clubber Myles Wheeler is the last Chilliwackian due to compete.


Just Posted

Warming centre location in Chilliwack sought

Last year they opened a warming centre in a Chilliwack church but they need a new venue now

External audit called for following claims too much gravel removed from Chilliwack river

Flood protection is something Chilliwack takes very seriously, says mayor

Chilliwack ID thief rearrested two weeks into conditional sentence order

Gregory Cromarty charged with breach after claiming ‘rehabilitative moment’ at Nov. 28 sentencing

Fraser Valley Thunderbirds take two from Greater Vancouver Canadians

The B.C. Hockey Major Midget Hockey League team sits in third place overall after 20 games

More than 20,000 pounds of garbage removed from Chilliwack homeless camps

Two camps taken down last week with a third on First Nation land set to be dismantled this week

Me Too At Work: Sexual assault and harassment in the B.C. workplace

Introducing an in-depth look at who is affected and what can be done

Greater Vancouver house prices expected to rise five per cent in 2018

Strict incoming mortgage rules will slow growth for first half of 2018

5 to start your day

Large drug bust in Abbotsford, a look at sexual harassment in the workplace and more

Four-month-old baby girl stabbed in Toronto

The baby, a man and a woman in serious condition

Google searches suggest 2017 a tough year

What were Canadians were curious about: Google searches suggest 2017 a tough year

Democrat wins stunning red-state Alabama Senate upset

Democrat Doug Jones wins stunning red-state Alabama Senate upset against Roy Moore

Police appeal for info after girl, 11, hit in New Westminster crosswalk

Child was left with non-life threatening injuries

Horgan says pot smokers may face same outdoor rules as cigarette smokers

B.C. is developing its rules on recreational marijuana

B.C. teacher suspended after explicit images projected to class

Jeffrey Rohin Muthanna had been viewing porn on a school laptop for two years

Most Read