(The Bantam AAA Red Eagles are also bound for provincials in Richmond this weekend, to compete in the 10-team Bantam AAA Provincial Championship.)
The junior premier Eagles qualified as hosts for the tourney, which starts Thursday and runs until Sunday. It features the top four BCJPBL teams, North Shore, North Delta, UBC and White Rock.
Saanich Mayor Richard Atwell will make the ceremonial first pitch with Clyde Inouye, Walt Burrows, Dave Wallace and Lowell Rogers, who started the Island Premier Baseball league 22 years ago.
All games are at Lambrick Park.
Schedule: Thursday, July 27
1 pm White Rock vs North Delta
4 pm North Shore vs Victoria
7 pm North Shore vs UBC
Friday, July 28
10 am White Rock vs Victoria
1 pmWhite Rock vs UBC
4 pm UBC vs North Delta
7 pmNorth Shore vs North Delta
Saturday, July 29
10 am UBC vs Eagles
1 pm North Delta vs Victoria
4 pm North Shore vs White Rock
7 pm Qualifer game, if necessary
Sunday, July 30
SEMIFINAL:1 pm: 2nd vs 3rd (first has bye to championship game)
CHAMPIONSHIP GAME 2 pm Championship Game