River Rats get over the hump in league finals

Sask-Alta Baseball League champions took the title in convincing fashion


The Cabri River Rats celebrate with the Sask-Alta Baseball League championship trophy after winning the championship game by a score of 16-5 over the Richmound Rockets on July 29 in Cabri.

Kenneth Brown
of The Crossroads

The Cabri River Rats are Sask-Alta Baseball League champions and the team won its final games in convincing fashion on its home turf at The Swamp.

The league finals were held in Cabri on July 29 and the home team did not disappoint the more than 300 baseball fans in attendance. The SABL does its semifinals and final on the same day with the four teams playing in one-game showdowns for all the marbles.

Cabri hosted the league finals as a result of placing in first after the 14-game regular season. The other three teams had to qualify for the league finals by winning a wildcard game. The Richmound Rockets, Swift Current Yard Goats and Shaunavon Badgers made the trip to Cabri for the finals.

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