The Westcoast League Championship series got underway Saturday in Victoria, British Columbia with the hometown Harbor Cats taking the opening game of the Title series in walk-off fashion in their first Championship appearance. Victoria came from behind and scored two runs in the bottom of the 9th inning to beat Corvallis, 5-4.
Former Bend star Elliot Willy, now playing at Oregon State, cracked a solo home run in the 2nd inning for the Knights in the loss.
Game-2 of the W-C-L Championship series is tonight in Corvallis at Goss Stadium-Coleman Field. Corvallis needs a win to force a deciding third game tomorrow night also in Corvallis. The Knights are appearing in the Title series for the 9th time.