Slideshow: KMBA River City Classic results

The Kamloops Minor Baseball Association played host to the River City Classic tournament on the weekend on McArthur Island.

KTW photographer Allen Douglas brought his camera to the tourney. Click on the arrows above to see his pictures.

Dogs in action

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Two 13-and-under Kamloops RiverDogs teams entered the River City Classic baseball tournament on the weekend on McArthur Island.

RiverDogs Red reached the semifinal round before bowing out to the Edmonton Padres, an 8-3 defeat. Tyson Priestly was the Dogs’ game MVP.

Kamloops was 3-1 in round-robin action, with MVP performances by Ben Turvey, Corbin Armstrong, Jayce Matkowski and Carter Gould.

RiverDogs White placed sixth on the back of a 2-2 round-robin record.

Highlighting the weekend was a complete-game three-hitter by Thomas Balison, who went the distance in a 16-3 victory over Prince George Knights Black.

Jadon McKearneny, Jace Koskimaki and Kale Adams also earned game MVP honours on the weekend.

Semifinal defeat

The bantam AAA Kamloops RiverDogs were ousted in the semifinal round of the River City Classic, a tournament hosted on the weekend by the Kamloops Minor Baseball Association.

Cowichan Valley bested Kamloops 4-1 in the final.

Graem Bradley, Ryan Petrie, Reid Lalonde and Tyler Dhaliwal pitched for the Dogs in round-robin victories — 5-2 over Cowichan, 9-2 over the Edmonton Padres and 10-2 over the Kelowna Sun Devils.

The RiverDogs’ only round-robin defeat came in their first game, a 5-3 loss to the Prince George Knights.

Manny Recchi and Dylan Dekker led the RiverDogs at the plate, with six hits each to combine for nine RBI on the weekend.

Levi Toye and Hayden Dolley both had five hits.

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