Safe slide: The Blackfalds runner easy slides safely into third before Ponoka Rough Necks’ third baseman can take the throw and apply a tag during the bantam baseball game June 8 at the Riverside diamonds. The contest wound up in lopsided victory for Ponoka, who have just three games remaining this season.

PHOTOS: Ponoka bantam team left in the dust

Ponoka bantam baseball team falls to a strong Blackfalds squad.

Tagged out? A runner with the Ponoka Rough Necks bantam baseball club slides into third, but wasn’t able to beat the tag by the Blackfalds third baseman during a contest June 8 at the Riverside diamonds. Ponoka had trouble scoring runs in the lopsided loss.

Photos by Jordie Dwyer