Sixth annual Clayton Askoty Memorial Slo-Pitch Tournament set to take place in Taylor

A slo-pitch tournament honouring the late Clayton Ashkoty, who passed away in 2012, is set to take place in Taylor this July.

The sixth annual Clayton Askoty Memorial Slo-Pitch Tournament will take place from July 19th to July 21st, featuring both men’s and women’s formats and several different events.

Festivities will include a men’s and women’s home run derby, a 50/50 draw, an equipment draw, and up to $18,000 in prize money.

Games will follow Slo-Pitch National rules, with the mandatory use of helmets for all pitchers.

To register your team, contact Valerie Ashkoty at (587) 343-4973 or Ferlin Makadahay at (250) 264-7468.

Tournament entry fees are $550. Each team is guaranteed five games, and carded umpires will be on hand to call balls and strikes.

, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Energeticcity.ca