13U & Senior Men: Hosts Sit Atop The Standings Going Into The Weekend
Ottawa, ON – Out west, Spruce Grove, Alberta, sits at 3-0 heading into Saturday and will look to clinch a spot in the medal round. Another team in a similar situation as Spruce Grove is British Columbia, who also have a 3-0 record.
Juniors split doubleheader
GOLD COAST, Australia-The day did not start very well for the Junior National Team as they dropped a 9-6 decision to Riseisha College in the afternoon before defeating Australia 4-3 this evening in what was perhaps their finest effort thus far of the pre-worlds selection camp exhibition series.
Rain and Shine: Games Begin at National Championships
Ottawa, ON – Folks in Vaughan, Ontario, woke up to gloomy skies, meanwhile in Bedford, Nova Scotia, the sun was shining bright to kick off a beautiful day for baseball. Windsor, Ontario saw a mix of sun and cloud to kick off their day, while games in Spruce Grove, Alberta, do not begin until 1:00p.m. MDT (3:00p.m. ET).
Day 1 Comes To A Close at Bantam Events
Ottawa, ON – Both bantam events were filled with games to open Day 1 and there was no shortage of star power. Each team made an impression and it will make for an interesting next couple of days.
Hosts End Day 1 With Thrilling Victories at 13U and Senior Men’s Championships
Ottawa, ON – In the 13U Division, Spruce Grove, Alberta, held off a furious comeback attempt from Saskatoon to earn a two run victory, while over in Windsor, Ontario, at the Senior Men’s Championships, the host squad needed extra innings to defeat Alberta.
Juniors stumble in loss to Aussies
GOLD COAST, Australia-Australia struck for four runs in the fifth inning to take a commanding five-run lead as they went on to defeat the Junior National Team 8-5 in exhibition play.
Play Ball! Four National Championships Ready to Roll This Weekend
Ottawa, Ontario – Not one, not two, but three National Championships are scheduled to kick off Thursday morning that sees the 13U (Peewee Western), 15U (Bantam) Boys, 16U (Bantam) Girls, and Senior Men’s Championships get underway. Get ready for some baseball, Canada!
Juniors scratch out win over Australia
GOLD COAST, Australia-Chris Thibideau (Dartmouth, NS) and Jake Lumley (Windsor, ON) each had RBI singles in a two-run seventh inning and Brodie Harkness (Bowmanville, ON) shut the door in the eighth as the Junior National Team hung on to defeat Australia 3-2.
18U: Ontario wins it all
Ottawa, Ontario – Team Ontario reigned supreme, claiming the 18U (Midget) Championship in decisive fashion. They earned their way to the final and their hard work paid off with the medals they now get to bring home.
21U: Undefeated Ontario Captures Gold
Ottawa, Ontario – Ontario rolled through the tournament going 6-0 to claim the 21U (Junior) Championship. It was a complete team effort getting both timely hitting and pitching.