Local sports Tuesday
The host PQA Twins are 0-and-2 at the Pepsi Under-18 Fastpitch nationals. Fredericton opened the tournament at Prospect Park on Monday with a 7-2 loss to Quebec and a 16-1 setback to Nova Scotia. On Tuesday, the Twins play Saskatoon (1:30pm) and Prince Albert (6pm).
A national basketball tournament is underway at UNB's Currie Centre. New Brunswick's under-17 girls are 0-and-2 with a 79-46 loss to Saskatchewan and a 78-61 defeat to Alberta. Our under-15 girls lost to Manitoba 84-40, but got by Saskatchewan 51-48.