2021 John Gorman Memorial Provincial Championship
Sponsored By Molson-Coors Beverage Company
Dates: August 24, 26, 28-29
Location: St. John’s, NL
Ballpark: Lions Park
Moment Of Silence Observed For Robin Short
A Moment Of Silence Was Observed Before The Championship Game Of The 2021 John Gorman Memorial Provincial Championship As It Was Learned This Morning That Robin Short (Sports Editor for The Telegram) Passed Away Following Complications Resulting From Glioblastoma.
Robin’s Contributions To The Sports Community Will Certainly Be Missed And On Behalf Of Softball NL, The Molson-Coors St. John’s Senior & Intermediate Men’s Fastpitch Leagues, The Umpires Association And All Members Of The Softball Community In Newfoundland Labrador We Offer Our Condolences To Robin’s Wife Kim, Son Cameron And Family And Friends, As Well As His Colleagues At The Telegram.
Day 4 Results: Sunday, August 29, 2021
Game #7: NTV Hitmen 4 vs. 3 Cheers Pub Miller Lite 8
3 Cheers Pub Miller Lite Captured The 2021 John Gorman Memorial Provincial Championship
Colin Walsh Named Tournament MVP, As 3 Cheers Pub Captured Their 2nd Consecutive Provincial Crown
Colin Walsh 3-4, 2R, 2 Home Runs (2R HR & 3R HR), 5RBI And Picked Up The Win In Relief
3 Cheers Pub Miller Lite Doubled NTV Hitmen 8-4 In The Championship Game
3 Cheers Pub Miller Lite Pitching Stats:
Jason Hill (Starter) 3.1IP, 4R, 7H, 0BB, 3K
WP: Colin Walsh (In Relief) 3.2IP, 0R, 3H, 2BB, 3K
3 Cheers Pub Miller Lite Top Batters:
Colin Walsh 3-4, 2R, 2 Home Runs (2R HR & 3R HR), 5RBI
Logan Power 1-1, 1R, 1SAC, 1BB, 1RBI
Liam Shea 1-3, 1R, 1RBI
Daniel Dalton 1-3, 1BB
Blair Pittman 1-3
Doug Marshall 1-4, Double, 1RBI
Peter Kavanagh 1-4, 1R
3 Cheers Pub Miller Lite RUNS:
3R 3rd: Trailing 3-0 Headed To The Bottom of the 3rd Inning: Blair Pittman led-off the inning with a single to right-field, Pittman advanced to second base on a Logan Power SAC Bunt; Power out 5-4 on the play and With 1-Out: Colin Walsh hit a 2R Home Run to centerfield to cut NTV’s lead to 3-2, Jason Hill was Hit-By-Pitch and Doug Marshall doubled to left-field to score Hill all the way from first base to tie the game 3-3.
5R 5th: Trailing 4-3 Headed To The Bottom of the 5th Inning: With 1-Out: Peter Kavanagh singled to centerfield, Phillip Corbett walked, Liam Shea singled to right-field to score Kavanagh to tie the game 4-4 and Corbett advanced to third base on the play and With 2-Out: Logan Power singled to left-field to score Corbett to give 3 Cheers a 5-4 lead and Colin Walsh stepped to the plate and hit a 3R Home Run to left-field to extend 3 Cheers lead to 8-4 – which would eventually end up being the Final Score.
Members of the 3 Cheers Pub Miller Lite Championship Team
Phillip Corbett, Daniel Dalton, Austin Earle, Kyle Ezekiel, Jacob Gill, Jason Hill, Peter Kavanagh, William Lynch, Doug Marshall, Tyler McDonald, Tony Meade, Joel Nash, Blair Pittman, Linden Power, Logan Power, Liam Shea, Colin Walsh, Loyola Power (Coach) And Junior Bruce (Sponsor – 3 Cheers Pub).
NTV Hitmen Pitching Stats:
Lee Cose (Starter) 2.1IP, 3R, 3H, 1HBP, 2BB, 2K
LP: Robbie Greene (In Relief) 3.2IP, 5R, 6H, 1HBP, 3BB, 1K
NTV Hitmen Top Batters:
Mike Noftall 4-4, 1R, 1RBI
Brad Ezekiel 2-3, 1R, 2R Home Run, 1BB, 2RBI
Marcus Pittman 2-3, 1R, Solo Home Run, 1RBI
Justin Gill 1-4, 1R, 1SB
Ryan Maher 1-4
NTV Hitmen RUNS:
2R 1st: NTV Hitmen Opened The Scoring In The Top of the 1st Inning: With 1-Out: Mike Noftall singled to left-field and Brad Ezekiel hit a 2R Home Run to left-field to give NTV Hitmen an early 2-0 lead.
1R 3rd: NTV Hitmen Extended Their Lead In The Top of the 3rd Inning: Justin Gill led-off the inning with an infield hit, Gill stole second base and Mike Noftall singled to centerfield to score Gill to extend NTV Hitmen’s lead to 3-0.
1R 4th: With The Game Tied 3-3 Headed To The Top of the 4th Inning: With 1-Out: Marcus Pittman hit a Solo Home Run to left-field to give NTV Hitmen a 4-3 lead.
Game Started: 12:59pm
Game Ended: 3:09pm
Game Length: 2-Hours, 10-Minutes
Umpires: Jerry Kirk (Plate) & John Sullivan (Bases)
2021 Tournament Award Winners
Most Valuable Player
Colin Walsh (3 Cheers Pub Miller Lite)
Batting: 5GP, 12-21 .571BA, 8R, 2D, 3HR, 7RBI
Pitching: 5GP, 4-0, 23.1IP, 9ER, 2.73ERA, 24H, 7BB, 29K, 1SV
Jon Kelly (Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs)
4GP, 7-for-11 .636BA
Sportsmanship & Ability
Brad Ezekiel (NTV Hitmen)
Batting: 4GP, 5-8 .625BA, 3R, 1D, 3HR, 8BB, 8RBI
2021 Final Tournament Standings
1. 3 Cheers Pub Miller Lite 5-0
2. NTV Hitmen 2-3
3. Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs 0-4