Day 1 Results: WBSC

WBSC XV Men’s World Softball Championship
Dates: July 07 to July 16, 2017
Location: Whitehorse, Yukon (Canada)

Day 1 Results: Friday, July 07, 2017

Game #1: 10-2 Win (7-Innings) vs. South Africa

Schofield 11K In Relief, As Team Canada Defeated South Africa 10-2 In Opener

Team Canada Pitching Stats:
Colin Walsh (Starter) 3IP, 2R, 4H, 0BB, 3K
WP: Justin Schofield (In Relief) 4IP, 0R, 0H, 0BB, 11K

Team Canada Top Batters:
Mark Johnson 3-4, 3R, Solo Home Run, 1SB, 1RBI
Blake Hunter 2-3, 3R, 2 Home Runs (3R HR & Solo HR), 1BB, 4RBI
Derek Mayson 2-3, 2R, 1BB, 1RBI
Kris Walushka 2-3, 2R, 1HBP
Stephen Mullaley 1-3, Double, 1SAC, 1RBI
Shane Boland 1-3, 1BB
Andy Skelton 1-4, Double

Team Canada RUNS:
2R 1st: Kris Walushka was Hit-By-Pitch to start the inning, Mark Johnson singled to right-field, Walushka advanced to third base on the play, With 1-Out: Johnson stole second base, Stephen Mullaley hit a SAC Fly to centerfield to score Walushka and With 2-Out: Derek Mayson singled to centerfield to score Johnson.

4R 3rd: Kris Walushka singled to centerfield, Mark Johnson singled to left-field, Walushka advanced to second base on the play, Blake Hunter hit a 3R Home Run to centerfield, With 1-Out: Derek Mayson singled to left-field and With 2-Out: Shane Boland singled to right-field, Mayson advanced to third base on the play and Mayson later scored on a pass ball.

1R 5th: Blake Hunter led-off the inning with a walk, Stephen Mullaley doubled to centerfield, Hunter advanced to third base on the play and Hunter later scored on a pass ball.

3R 7th: Mark Johnson led-off the inning with a Solo Home Run, Blake Hunter hit a Solo Home Run, With 1-Out: Derek Mayson walked, Andy Skelton doubled to right-field, Mayson advanced to third base on the play, Shane Boland reached on a fielder’s choice; runners safe all around and Ryan Boland hit a SAC Fly to left-field to score Mayson.

Next Game For Team Canada
Game #2: Saturday, July 08, 2017 vs. Argentina (1-0) at 11:30pm (NL Time)

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Newfoundlanders Stats In Game #1

Ryan Boland (Goulds)
0-1, 1SAC, 1RBI

Shane Boland (Goulds)
1-3, 1BB

Sean Cleary (Harbour Main)
Did Not Play

Brad Ezekiel (Harbour Main)
Did Not Play

Stephen Mullaley (Freshwater)
1-3, Double, 1SAC, 1RBI

Colin Walsh (Petty Harbour)
0-0, 3IP, 2R, 4H, 0BB, 3K

John Hill (St. John’s) & Les Howey (Conception Bay) are Assistant Coaches with Team Canada.