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Owen Sound | by Bayshore News Staff  

Annual Tom McCartney Memorial Slo-Pitch Tournament


4th Annual Tom McCartney Memorial Slo-Pitch Tournament

July 24-26, 2015

The tournament started Friday evening and ended Sunday afternoon.  

There were 13 Mens and 15 Coed teams from the local area, including some teams from outside Grey Bruce.  

The tournament was held at the 3 ball diamonds in Duncan McLellan Park.

Men's Division
Championship Finals:
Marlins - 1st place
Schooners - 2nd place

Consolation Finals:
Scared Hitless - 1st place
Otters - 2nd place

Coed Division

Championship Finals:
Darren's Crew - 1st place
Silver Bullets - 2nd place

Consolation Finals:
Skikadet - 1st place
Not A Roid - 2nd place

There was also a Home Run Derby with 22 sluggers.  
Each contestant had 4 minutes to hit.  
Winners included:
Brandon Ingram - 19 homers
John Chappell- 15 homers
Rick Sutter - 14 homers

Proceeds from the tournament go to a new non-profit organization called "A Little Help", which offers a little help for people suffering serious illness, hardship or other special needs, with fundraising efforts to provide financial and other support, and to show that our community does care.

The food service was provided by the Owen Sound Lions’ Twirlettes with proceeds to their organization.

The tournament was also sponsored by Miller's Lite with a variety of prizes..

The sound system was donated by Taylor Electronic Services

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