Quinn Stevenson Memorial Baseball Tournament is Back – Saskatoon Pi News

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The Quinn Stevenson Memorial 18U AA Baseball Tournament, named after the young man killed in a car crash, is back in Saskatoon.

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On August 3, 2013, 17-year-old Quinn Stevenson was killed in a head-on collision between two vehicles on a college drive in Saskatoon on her way to work. The driver of the other vehicle pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated.

“No one should forget how Quinn was killed, he was killed by a disabled driver, it’s a completely preventable death,” said Bonnie Stevenson, mother.

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Quinn’s parents, Pony and Craig, have converted the city’s regular U18 baseball tournament into the Quinn Stevenson Memorial 18U AA baseball tournament.

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“We have teams from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, mostly teams from Saskatchewan. We all had a great weekend together enjoying some matches and celebrating our son Quinn’s life,” said Craig Stevenson, father.

Every year after the crash, the baseball tournament offers an opportunity to remember and celebrate the life of the Queens.

“It started in 2014, and it’s been hosted since 2021, 2020, since the Govt regulations do not allow us to host it,” Craig said.

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This year’s tournament took place at the Courtyard Sports Complex, May 27-29, the first year after two years due to Govt.

The Lashburn Cardinals were delighted to be a part of the competition.

“When I got an email from Greece that we were inside, you knew we were thrilled,” said U18 Lashburn Cardinals head coach Kevin McNay.

Bonnie says this weekend is a great way to remember Quinn.

“We love having people here, remembering Quinn, playing the game he loved and we want a big shout out to our volunteers,” Stevenson said.

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In August, the family hosts a golf tournament in memory of Quinn Stevenson.

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