An umpire dusts off home plate. © Can Stock Photo / ca2hill

UPDATE: Hot Start For Teams At Fast Pitch Championships

Two wins for the Belmore Sting on opening day at the U16 National Fast Pitch Championships in Coburg.

The Sting started with a 20-0 win over Manitoba and followed it up with a 10-3 win over Saskatchewan.

The Sting will play its next game on Thursday at noon versus Shallow Lake.

Updated at 10:55pm, Wednesday, August 9

In Palmerston at the the U14 National Fast Pitch Championship, the host team won its first game 7-0 over Nova Scotia while Shallow Lake beat Saskatchewan Team 3 18-2.

Day 1 Results
Shallow Lake 18 Saskatoon Selects 2
Six Nations Braves 7 Prince Albert Astros 0
Palmerston Imperials 7 East Hants Mastodons (N.S.) 0
Tavistock Athletics 11 Wadena Wildcats 2
Shallow Lake Sting 3 Prince Albert Astros 0
Six Nations Braves 19 Wadena Wildcats (S.K.) 5
Tavistock Athletics 4 East Hants Mastodons (N.S) 3
Palmerston Imperials 9 Saskatoon Selects 1
Palmerston Imperials 4 Tavistock Athletics 3
Six Nations Braves 7 East Hants Mastodons (N.S.) 0