(From left) Carter Loewen

(From left) Carter Loewen

Cardinals grasp Canada Cup gold with Team BC

Team BC went up against a previously undefeated Saskatchewan side in the final, defeating the home team, 10-1.

Four Abbotsford Cardinals grasped gold in Saskatoon on Monday.

Carter Loewen (first baseman and pitcher), Corey Jackson (pitcher), Coleton Harold (right fielder) and Chase Stewart (pitcher) joined the provincial contingent to claim B.C.’s third consecutive Canada Cup baseball gold.

Team BC went up against a previously undefeated Saskatchewan side in the final, defeating the home team, 10-1.

They beat Quebec, 6-2, in the semi-finals, and dispatched New Brunswick, 3-1, in the quarterfinal round.

The Cardinals recently competed in the B.C. Premier Baseball League post-season and were ousted by the North Shore Twins in the first round.