2013 U21 Men’s Canadian Fastpitch Championship
Dates: August 5th to August 11th, 2013
Location: Owen Sound, ON
Location: Owen Sound, ON
NL Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians
Day 7 Results: Sunday, August 11th, 2013
Bronze Medal For NL Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians
NL Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians Edged 3-2 In 8-Innings In Semi-Final (Bronze Medal Game)
The NL Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians were edged 3-2 in 8-Innings by ON1 Wiarton Red Devils Sunday, August 11th at the 2013 U21 Men’s Canadian Fastpitch Championship in Owen Sound, ON.
With the loss, the NL Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians finish the tournament with an Overall Record of 7-4 and come away with a Bronze Medal.
Playoff Game #3: Semi-Final Game (Bronze Medal Game)
ON1 Wiarton Red Devils 3 vs. NL Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians 2 (8-Innings)
ON1 Wiarton Red Devils Pitching Stats:
WP: Michael Lagace-Roote 8IP, 2R, 5H, 1BB, 11K
ON1 Wiarton Red Devils Top Batters:
Austin Brown 3-4, R, RBI
Brayden Berberich 1-1, SAC, BB
Michael Lagace-Roote 1-2, SAC
Andy Barber 1-3, R
Ty Sebastian 1-3, HBP
Travis Jones 1-4, Double, RBI
Aaron McCaw 0-1, 2SAC, RBI
Ty Huff 0-3, R
ON1 Wiarton Red Devils RUNS:
1R 1st: Austin Brown singled, Ty Sebastian was Hit-By-Pitch, Brown advanced to second base on the play and Travis Jones doubled to score Brown.
1R 7th: Trailing 2-1 Heading to the Top of the 7th Inning: Andy Barber singled, advanced to second base on a Michael Lagace-Roote SAC Bunt; Lagace-Roote out 5-4 on the play and With 1-Out: Brayden Berberich singled, Barber advanced to third base on the play and Aaron McCaw hit a SAC Fly to score Barber.
1R 8th: With the game tied 2-2 heading to the Top of the 8th Inning: Ty Huff was placed on 2nd Base to start the inning (International Tie-Breaker), Huff advanced to 3rd Base on a Charlie Maulson SAC Bunt; Maulson out 5-4 on the play and With 1-Out: Austin Brown singled to score Huff.
NL Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians Pitching Stats:
LP: Mark Power 8IP, 3R, 8H, 1BB, 4K
NL Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians Top Batters:
Daniel Dalton 2-3, RBI
Ryan Kirk 1-2, R, Solo Home Run, SAC, RBI
Colin Walsh 1-3, SAC
Johnny Doyle 1-3
Jeremy O’Reilly 0-3, R, BB
NL Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians RUNS:
1R 2nd: Ryan Kirk led-off the inning with a Solo Home Run.
1R 6th: With 1-Out: Jeremy O’Reilly walked, advanced to second base on a Ryan Kirk SAC Bunt; Kirk out 3-4 on the play and With 2-Out: Daniel Dalton singled to score O’Reilly.
0R 8th: Trailing 3-2 Heading To The Bottom of the 8th Inning: Jeff Conway was placed on 2nd Base to start the inning (International Tie-Breaker), Conway advanced to 3rd Base on a Colin Walsh SAC Bunt; Walsh out 5-4 on the play, but Michael Lagace-Roote would get the next two batters to groundout to end the game.
Members of the NL Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians Bronze Medal Team:
Jeff Conway, Phillip Corbett, Daniel Dalton, Stephen Dobbin, Johnny Doyle, Eddie Hefferan, Jeremy Hickey, Ryan Kirk, Troy Leonard, Blair Myers, Jeremy O’Reilly, Mark Power, Colin Walsh, Aaron Whelan & Joel Whelan. Coaches Jeff Kirk & Wally Power and General Manager: Ross Crocker.
Since Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians Program Started In 2006
Tournament Records, Placements & Medals
2006: 9-3 Record (1st Place: Gold Medal)
2007: 10-1 Record (2nd Place: Silver Medal)
2008: 6-6 Record (4th Place)
2009: 9-2 Record (1st Place: Gold Medal)
2010: 5-7 Record (4th Place)
2011: 6-4 Record (4th Place)
2012: 9-2 Record (1st Place: Gold Medal)
2013: 7-4 Record (3rd Place: Bronze Medal)
Overall Win-Loss Record: 61 Wins, 29 Losses (Since 2006)
Championship Round MVP Awards
2006: Sean Cleary
2009: Mike Noftall
2012: Mark Power
Tournament All-Star Team Selections
Mark Lewis (3rd Base)
Ryan Boland (2nd Base)
Ryan Boland (Catcher)
Brad Ezekiel (Outfield)
Mark Lewis (1st Base)
Shane Boland (2nd Base)
Justin Gill (Shortstop)
Brad Ezekiel (Outfield)
Liam Myers (Utility Player)
Jeremy O’Reilly (3rd Base)
Colin Walsh (Utility Player)
Other Award Winners
2006: Sean Cleary (Named Top Pitcher)
2007: Sean Cleary (MVP Qualifying Round)
2009: Mark Lewis (Batting Title .522BA)
2012: Shane Boland (Top Player Championship Game)
2013: Jeremy O’Reilly (Batting Title .556BA)
Other Team Facts
Named St John’s & Provincial Team of the Year in 2009.
Ryan Boland, Sean Cleary, Brad Ezekiel & Jason Hill Have Gone On To Be Members Of Canada’s Senior Men’s National Team.
Only Two Coaches’ In Teams History: Jim Dunphy from 2006 to 2011 & Jeff Kirk in 2012 & 2013.
Jim Dunphy Named Softball Canada Coach of the Year in 2006 & Sport NL Coach of the Year in 2009.
Jeff Kirk Named Sport NL Coach of the Year in 2012.
Ross Crocker Teams Only General Manager from 2006 to 2013.
Ross Crocker Named Sport NL Executive of the Year in 2009.
Bronze Medal At The U21 Men’s International Challenge in 2013.
In 8 Years Of Existence, Their Record Speaks For Itself, As The Team Has Never Finished Lower Than 4th Place In National Or International Competition.
Newfoundland Labrador Overall Medal Count At Junior Nationals
18 Total Medals (1975 to 2013)
5 Gold Medals (1975, 1976, 2006, 2009, 2012)
6 Silver Medals (1978, 1984, 1987, 1991, 2003, 2007)
7 Bronze Medals (1980, 1985, 1990, 1994, 1996, 2004, 2013)
Softball NL Would Like To Take This Opportunity To Congratulate The NL Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians On Their Bronze Medal At The 2013 U21 Men’s Canadian FP Championship In Owen Sound, ON.