Day 3 Results

2017 Senior Men’s Fastpitch Provincial

Dates: September 08, 30 & October 01
Location: Lions Park

Results: Sunday, October 01, 2017

Historic Day At Lions Park…

It Was The 1st Time Any Provincial Softball Championship Was Captured In October And The 1st Time In Senior Provincial Tournament History That Both Semi-Finals Were Decided In Extra-Innings.

If That Wasn’t Enough, The Championship Game Was Decided On A Walk-Off 2R Home Run In The Bottom of the 7th Inning.

Semi-Final #1
4th The Bigs vs. 1st Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs
G#7: The Bigs 4 vs. Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs 5 (8)

Cleary (16K), Bruce (2B, 2RBI), Kelly (2RBI) & Ezekiel (2B) For KPMB

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs Pitching Stats:
WP: Sean Cleary 8IP, 4R, 6H, 3BB, 16K

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs Top Batters:
Scott Myers 2-3
Jon Kelly 2-4, 1R, 2RBI
Daniel Dalton 2-4, 2R, 2SB
Blair Ezekiel 2-4, 1R, Double
Stephen Strapp 1-3, 1R, 1BB
Gary Bruce 1-4, Double, 2RBI

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs RUNS:
1R 1st: Daniel Dalton led-off the inning with a single to centerfield and With 2-Out: Jon Kelly singled to left-field to score Dalton.

1R 5th: Trailing 2-1 Heading To The Bottom of the 5th Inning: With 2-Out: Daniel Dalton singled to left-field, Dalton stole second base and advanced to third base on an error and Dalton stole home to tie the game 2-2.

3R 8th: Trailing 4-2 Heading To The Bottom of the 8th Inning: Blair Ezekiel was placed at 2nd Base to start the inning (ISF Tie-Breaker), Jon Kelly singled to centerfield to score Ezekiel to make it a 4-3 game, Stephen Strapp walked and Kelly advanced to second base on the play and Gary Bruce hit a walk-off two-run double to left-field to score Kelly with the game tying run and Strapp with the game winning run to give the Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs 5-4 come-from-behind win and a spot in the Championship Game.

The Bigs Pitching Stats:
LP: Mark Power 7IP, 5R, 10H, 2BB, 10K

The Bigs Top Batters:
Stephen Jesso 2-4, 1R, Double, Solo Home Run, 1RBI
Donny King 2-4, 1RBI
Joey Maynard 1-3, Double, 1RBI
Peter Kavanagh 1-4, 1R, Double, 1RBI

The Bigs RUNS:
1R 3rd: Trailing 1-0 Heading To The Top of the 3rd Inning: Shane Kelly led-off the inning with a walk and With 1-Out: Joey Maynard doubled to left-field to score Kelly to tie the game 1-1.

1R 4th: Stephen Jesso led-off the inning with a Solo Home Run to centerfield to give The Bigs a 2-1 lead.

2R 8th: With The Game Tied 2-2 Heading To The Top of the 8th Inning: Andrew Evans was placed at second base to start the inning (ISF Tie-Breaker), With 1-Out: Peter Kavanagh doubled to left-field to score Evans to put The Bigs ahead 3-2, Kavanagh advanced to third base on a wild pitch and With 2-Out: Donny King reached on an infield hit to score Kavanagh to make it 4-2 in favour of The Bigs.

Semi-Final #2
3rd NTV Hitmen vs. 2nd 3 Cheers Pub Bud Light Dodgers
G#8: NTV Hitmen 12 vs. 3 Cheers Pub Bud Light Dodgers 10 (8)

Ezekiel (3R HR, 3RBI), Murphy (2B, 3RBI) & Boland (2B, 1RBI) For NTVH

NTV Hitmen Pitching Stats:
WP: Robbie Greene (Starter) 3IP, 6R, 3H, 3BB, 3K
Lee Cose (In Relief) 5IP, 4R, 8H, 2BB, 2K

Game Note
Greene Started The Game And Was Replaced By Cose After 1+ Inning, Cose Pitched The Next 5-Innings And Greene Re-Entered The Game And Pitched The Last Two Innings To Pick-Up The Win.

NTV Hitmen Top Batters:
Chris Murphy 2-3, 2R, Double, 1SAC, 3RBI
Ryan Boland 2-4, 1R, Double, 1BB, 1RBI
Danny Mullins 2-4, 2R, 1BB, 1RBI
Kenny Gosse 2-4, 1R, 1RBI
Rylee Costello 1-2, 2R, 1SAC, 1BB
Brad Ezekiel 1-3, 2R, 3R Home Run, 2SB, 2BB, 3RBI

NTV Hitmen RUNS:
1R 3rd: Trailing 6-0 Heading To The Top of the 3rd Inning: With 1-Out: Sheldon Keough reached on an error and advanced to second base on the play and Keough stole third base and scored on a throwing error to make it a 6-1 game.

1R 4th: Trailing 6-1 Heading To The Top of the 4th Inning: Ryan Boland led-off the inning with a walk, Chris Murphy reached on an infield hit, With 1-Out: Robbie Greene reached on a fielder’s choice; Boland out 1-5 on the play and Murphy advanced to second base on the play and With 2-Out: Kenny Gosse singled to right-field to score Murphy to cut the 3 Cheers Pub Bud Light Dodgers lead to 6-2.

4R 5th: Trailing 6-2 Heading To The Top of the 5th Inning: Rylee Costello led-off the inning with an infield hit and With 1-Out: Danny Mullins singled to left-field, Ryan Boland singled to centerfield to score Costello to make it a 6-3 game, Chris Murphy doubled to right-field to score Mullins and Boland to cut the 3 Cheers Pub Bud Light Dodgers lead to 6-5 and Murphy advanced to third base on an error and scored on a throwing error to tie the game 6-6.

4R 6th: Trailing 7-6 Heading To The Top of the 6th Inning: Kenny Gosse led-off the inning with a single to left-field, With 1-Out: Rylee Costello walked, Brad Ezekiel hit a 3R Home Run to left-field to put his team ahead 9-7, Danny Mullins walked, Ryan Boland doubled to right-field and Mullins advanced to third base on the play and Chris Murphy hit a SAC Fly to centerfield to score Mullins to give the NTV Hitmen a 10-7 lead.

2R 8th: With The Game Tied 10-10 Heading To The Top of the 8th Inning: Sheldon Keough was placed at second base to start the inning (ISF Tie-Breaker), Keough advanced to third base on a Rylee Costello SAC; Costello out 5-4 on the play and With 1-Out: Brad Ezekiel walked, Ezekiel stole second base and an error allowed Keough to score on the play to give the NTV Hitmen an 11-10 lead and Ezekiel to advance to third base on the play and Danny Mullins singled to centerfield to score Ezekiel to give the NTV Hitmen a 12-10 lead.

3 Cheers Pub Bud Light Dodgers Pitching Stats:
Colin Walsh (Starter) 5IP, 6R, 6H, 2BB, 3K
LP: Jason Hill (In Relief) 3IP, 6R, 4H, 3BB, 3K

3 Cheers Pub Bud Light Dodgers Top Batters:
Johnny O’Reilly 3-4, 2R, 2 Home Runs (Grand Slam & Solo), 5RBI
Tyler McDonald 2-2, 1R, Double, 2BB, 2RBI
Kyle Ezekiel 2-3, 2R, 1SB, 2BB
Colin Walsh 2-5, 1R
Ryan Kirk 1-3, 1R, 1SAC, 1RBI
Steven Pittman 1-4, 1R, 1RBI

3 Cheers Pub Bud Light Dodgers RUNS:
6R 2nd: Kyle Ezekiel led-off the inning with a walk, Ryan Kirk singled to left-field, Tyler McDonald walked to load the bases, Phillip Corbett drew a bases loaded walk to score Ezekiel and Johnny O’Reilly hit a Grand Slam Home Run to left-field to give the 3 Cheers Pub Bud Light Dodgers an early 6-0 lead.

1R 5th: With The Game Tied 6-6 Heading To The Bottom of the 5th Inning: Kyle Ezekiel led-off the inning with a single to left-field, Ezekiel advanced to second base on a Ryan Kirk SAC; Kirk out 5-4 on the play and With 1-Out: Tyler McDonald singled to centerfield to score Ezekiel to give the 3 Cheers Pub Bud Light a 7-6 lead.

3R 6th: Trailing 10-7 Heading To The Bottom of the 6th Inning: Johnny O’Reilly led-off the inning with a Solo Home Run to left-field, Colin Walsh singled to right-field, Doug Marshall reached on an error and Walsh advanced to second base on the play, Walsh advanced to third base and Marshall advanced to second base on a Jason Hill Fly Out to centerfield, Kyle Ezekiel was walked intentionally to load the bases, Ryan Kirk reached on a fielder’s choice to score Walsh and Marshall advanced to third base on the play and Ezekiel was out 4-6 on the play and With 2-Out: Tyler McDonald doubled to left-field to score Marshall to tie the game 10-10.

Championship Game
Game #9: NTV Hitmen 3 vs. Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs 4

Cleary (MVP), Farrell (Walk-Off 2R HR In B7) & Ezekiel (2 Solo HR) For KPMB

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs 2017 Senior Men’s Fastpitch Provincial Champions!

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs Pitching Stats:
WP: Sean Cleary 7IP, 3R, 9H, 1HBP, 1BB, 13K

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs Top Batters:
Blair Ezekiel 2-3, 2R, 2 Solo Home Runs, 1BB, 2RBI
John Farrell 1-1, 1R, 2R Home Run, 2RBI
Riley Kenny 1-3, 1R, Double
Gary Bruce 1-3

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs RUNS:
1R 1st: With 2-Out: Blair Ezekiel hit a Solo Home Run to left-field to give the Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs an early 1-0 lead.

1R 6th: Trailing 2-1 Heading To The Bottom of the 6th Inning: With 1-Out: Blair Ezekiel hit a Solo Home Run to left-field to tie the game 2-2.

2R 7th: Trailing 3-2 Heading Into The Bottom of the 7th Inning: With 1-Out: Riley Kenny doubled to centerfield and pinch-hitter John Farrell hit a walk-off 2R Home Run to centerfield to give the Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs the 4-3 win and the 2017 Molson Senior Men’s Fastpitch Provincial Crown.

Members Of The Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs Championship Team
Shane Boland, Gary Bruce, Sean Cleary, Daniel Dalton, Stephen Dobbin, Blair Ezekiel, Kurt Fardy, John Farrell, Jon Kelly, Riley Kenny, DJ Lake, Mark Lewis, Liam Myers, Scott Myers, Stephen Strapp, Andrew Wade and Jim Dunphy (Coach).

NTV Hitmen Pitching Stats:
LP: Robbie Greene 6.1IP, 4R, 5H, 2BB, 14K

NTV Hitmen Top Batters:
Ryan Boland 2-2, 1R, Double, 1HBP, 1BB
Robbie Greene 2-3, 1R, Solo Home Run, 2RBI
Brad Ezekiel 2-4, 2 Doubles
Kenny Gosse 1-3
Chris Murphy 1-4, 1RBI
Danny Mullins 1-4, 1R, 1SB

NTV Hitmen RUNS:
1R 2nd: Trailing 1-0 Heading To The Top of the 2nd Inning: Robbie Greene hit a Solo Home Run to left-field to tie the game 1-1.

1R 6th: With The Game Tied 1-1 Heading To The Top of the 6th Inning: Ryan Boland led-off the inning with a double to right-field and With 2-Out: Robbie Greene singled to centerfield to score Boland to give the NTV Hitmen a 2-1 lead.

1R 7th: With The Game Tied 2-2 Heading To The Top of the 7th Inning: With 2-Out: Danny Mullins singled to centerfield, Mullins stole second base, Ryan Boland was walked intentionally and Chris Murphy singled to right-field to score Mullins to give the NTV Hitmen a 3-2 lead.

2017 Tournament Award Winners

Most Valuable Player
Sean Cleary (Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs)
Pitching: 4-0, 29IP, 7R, 7ER, 1.69ERA, 57K, 2SHO

Top Batter
Ryan Boland (NTV Hitmen)
8-12 .667BA

Sportsmanship & Ability
Chris Murphy (NTV Hitmen)
Batting: 5-14 .357BA, 4R, 2D, 1HR, 1SAC, 5RBI

2017 Final Tournament Standings
1. Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs 4-0
2. NTV Hitmen 2-2
3. 3 Cheers Pub Bud Light Dodgers 2-1
4. The Bigs 1-3
5. Canada Games 0-3