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UPDATED: White Rock rocks Trail Allstars at BC Little League Championships

The Trail Allstars include, back row, L-R, Mike Boisvert (Coach), Jim Maniago (Coach) and DJ Ashman (head coach). Middle, Cody Wert, Izack Dawson, Koa Wintraub, Connor Stainer, Chance Fisher and Jake Maniago. Front, Reid Gerrand, Brady Augustin, Nathan Dann, Calvin Morrison, Landan Uzeloc, Aiden Paterson and Tyler O’Keefe. — Submitted photo
White Rock scored runs in the first three innings en route to a 9-2 victory over West Kootenay Allstars from Trail on opening day at the BC Little League Championships Saturday in Victoria.
 
The Lower Mainland squad jumped on West Kootenay starter Koa Wintraub for a single in the first frame and four in the second to chase the Nelson pitcher from the game.
 
Trail Allstars scored singles in the third and fourth to cut into the deficit. However, White Rock scored a pair in the top of the fifth to put the game away.
 
Cody Wert had an RBI single for the Allstars.
 
Trail Allstars now faces Little Mountain from Vancouver Monday at noon before playing Highlands, New Westminster, Layritz and host Beacon Hill to complete the round robin draw.
 
The BC Champ represents the province at the Canadian Championships with the winner advancing to represent Canada in the Little League World Series in Williamsport Pennsylvania.
 
Trail Allstars open BC Championships Saturday against White Rock
 
The Trail Allstars, with players from Trail, Castlegar, Nelson Baseball Association and Salmo, open the BC Major Championships Saturday in Victoria with a game against White Rock.
 
The Major Allstars, ages 11-12 years, enter the tournament riding a 13-4 season record after clinching the Chewelah, Washington tournament title Sunday with a victory over Spokane Dodgers.
 
Trail also played in tournaments in Lethbridge and Kalispell, Montana.
 
The Provincials are hosted by Beacon Hill in Victoria and runs to Sunday, July 30 when the tournament champion will be crowned.
 
Trail plays White Rock at 6 p.m. Saturday, then meets Little Mountain Monday at noon. The Allstars play Highlands Tuesday at noon; New Westminster Wednesday at 3 p.m.; host Beacon Hill Thursday at 6 p.m. before concluding the round robin draw with a game Friday at 3 p.m. against Layritz.
 
The BC Champ represents the province at the Canadian Championships with the winner advancing to represent Canada in the Little League World Series in Williamsport Pennsylvania.
 
The Trail Allstars include players, Cody Wert, Izack Dawson, Koa Wintraub of Nelson, Connor Stainer, Chance Fisher, Jake Maniago, Reid Gerrand, Brady Augustin of Nelson, Nathan Dann, Calvin Morrison, Landan Uzeloc, Aiden Paterson and Tyler O’Keefe.
 
The coaching staff includes assistants Mike Boisvert, Jim Maniago and head coach DJ Ashman.