The Nelson Giants placed second behind Castlegar in the West Kootenay Little League Major baseball championship last weekend.

The Nelson Giants placed second behind Castlegar in the West Kootenay Little League Major baseball championship last weekend.

Nelson giants second at championship

The Nelson Giants placed second behind Castlegar in the West Kootenay Little League Major baseball championship last weekend.

The Nelson Giants placed second behind Castlegar in the West Kootenay Little League Major baseball championship last weekend.

The Castlegar Cubs won the championship Sunday after going undefeated through the tournament, beating Okanagan Falls in the semifinal 15-13 before defeating Nelson 5-4 in the final at McInnes Park in Fruitvale.

The Giants lost 7-3 to Trail on Friday but went on to win against Okanagan Falls 11-3 and Salmo 14-1 on Saturday.

On Sunday the Giants rallied against Beaver Valley. Down 5-1 in the top of the fifth inning, the Giants came back in a dramatic last inning to win 8-7 and earn a berth in the final.