New Westminster minor needs a win today (Wednesday) to keep its playoff hopes alive.
The Royal City nineand 10-year-olds earned a rematch against South Vancouver following a 12-11 extra-inning loss to the South Van team on Monday.
The winner of Wednesday's matchup will play Hastings.
New West opened the District 6 tournament with a 13-3 loss to Hastings.
William Yang went twofor-three at the plate, with a run scored, while Jack Ray contributed a hit and a run for New West. Zane Webber also continued his hot hitting with a double.
In its second game, New West beat Trout Lake 9-4.
Pitchers Andrew Marshall, Alex Lazecki and Nick Coles combined for five scoreless innings, while closer Jarrett Cooledge struck out two batters in the final inning to seal the win.
Marshall led the offence with three hits and two RBI.
New Westminster entered the district tourney on a three-game winning streak, including wins over Ladner, Whalley and North Langley.
In two of the games, the minors were forced to rally from large deficits.
The Royal City club came back from 6-0 down to eke out a 12-11 win over Ladner on key hits by Marshall, Ray, Noah MacRitchie and Mason Seganfreddo.
New Westminster also rallied from a 9-0 deficit after two innings to beat North Langley. Two doubles by Webber helped the minors' comeback.