Langley Blaze’s Hayden Jaco is tagged out at home plate by White Rock Tritons’ catcher Thomas Vincent during the Blaze Invitational baseball tournament last week at McLeod Park. The Blaze won this game 7-0 behind a two-hit shutout from Cooper Misic.

Langley Blaze’s Hayden Jaco is tagged out at home plate by White Rock Tritons’ catcher Thomas Vincent during the Blaze Invitational baseball tournament last week at McLeod Park. The Blaze won this game 7-0 behind a two-hit shutout from Cooper Misic.

Blaze fall in tourney finals

Langley doubled up 6-3 against North Shore in finals of Blaze Invitational

After going undefeated through to the tournament finals, the Langley Blaze were doubled up by the North Shore Twins 6-3.

The two U18 baseball squads were playing in the championship final of the Blaze Invitational at McLeod Park on May 31.

Langley had opened the tournament with a 7-0 win over White Rock, and then defeated the Victoria Mariners 11-6 on day two.

Day three saw the team win both their contests, 6-3 over St. Albert and 5-0 over the Okanagan Athletics and they closed out the round robin on Saturday with an 11-5 win over BC Minor.

And in Sunday’s semifinals, Langley edged Okotoks 5-4 to book their spot in the championship final.

Langley resumes B.C. Premier Baseball League action this weekend with a pair of doubleheaders at McLeod Park against the top two teams in the league — Saturday vs. the Twins (14-3) and Sunday against the North Delta Blue Jays (12-3). The Blaze are fourth at 16-7.