Duncan Giants stand tall at Hopwo Tournament

The Duncan Giants went undefeated as they finished first in the Hopwo Mosquito Baseball Tournament in Chemainus on June 5-7. The Giants dominated their competition throughout the weekend, and wrapped it all up with a 13-5 victory over the Duncan Rockies in the championship game.

The third-place game was also contested by two Duncan squads, with the Cubs getting

past the Jays 9-7. Saltspring Island was named the Most Sportsmanlike Team in the tournament. In addition to six Duncan teams and one from Saltspring, the tournament also featured the hosts from Chemainus, two squads from Ladysmith, and one from Lake Cowichan.

This was the 11th year for the tournament, which is named for longtime Chemainus and District Baseball Association president Larry Hopwo.