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Play Ball! Central Okanagan Minor Baseball Association throws first pitch of the season

Baseball activities were held throughout the day through all divisions at Elks Stadium

It’s the top of the first inning for the Central Okanagan Minor Baseball Association (COMBA) as they held their opening day at Elks Stadium on Saturday, April 22 to open the 2023 season.

Elks Stadium opened at 8 a.m. as baseball activities took place throughout the day. From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., teams ranging from ages 4-9 got to practice with their teams at different stations and then take part in competition. Each team got to work on throwing, hitting, catching, and got to take part in a base race.

At 4 p.m., the U18 AAA Kelowna Sun Devils threw the first pitch of their season in the first of two games against the Ridge Meadows Royals.

After the first game, COMBA held their opening ceremonies, which included a parade with all the teams from each division from all age groups.

Opening Day will finished with game two between the Sun Devils and Royals following the conclusion of the opening ceremonies.

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Jordy Cunningham

About the Author: Jordy Cunningham

Hailing from Ladner, B.C., I have been passionate about sports, especially baseball, since I was young. In 2018, I graduated from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops with a Bachelor of Journalism degree
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