Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians Named 2009 Team of the Year
Golden Performance At Nationals
The Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians finished the 2009 Canadian Junior Men’s Fastpitch Championships with a 9-2 record and defeated Nova Scotia 4-2 in the Championship Game.
The Gold Medal performance was the club’s second in four years, to go along with a Silver Medal and a strong fourth place finish.
Four members of the team earned Individual Honours at the 2009 Canadian Junior Men’s Fastpitch Championships:
Mark Lewis (Top Batter .522BA and All-Star First Base)
Justin Gill (All-Star Shortstop)
Shane Boland (All-Star Second Base)
Mike Noftall (MVP-Playoff Round).
Justin Gill and Mike Noftall were both finalists for the 2009 St. John’s Male Athlete of the Year, but that honour went to Hockey Player Luke Adam.
Softball Newfoundland & Labrador would like to Congratulate Shane Boland, Sean Cleary, Justin Gill (Finalist) and Mike Noftall (Finalist) on being nominated for the 2009 St. John’s Male Athlete of the Year.
The Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians became the first junior team to win the Provincial Senior Men’s Championship, and also laid claim to the 2009 St. John’s Day Tournament.
In Molson St. John’s Senior Men’s Fastpitch League play, the Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians finished second in the Regular Season Standings with a 16-8 record and were runners-up in the League Final.
Members of the 2009 Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians:
Ryan Boland, Shane Boland, Wayne Bruce, Craig Edmunds, Brad Ezekiel, Kyle Ezekiel, Justin Gill, Mike Gregory, Shane Kelly, Sheldon Keough, Mark Lewis, Tyler McDonald, Liam Myers, Mike Noftall, Shane O’Brien, Head Coach Jim Dunphy, Coach Hughie Clarke, Manager Carl ‘Kelly’ Thompson and General Manager Ross Crocker.
Softball Newfoundland & Labrador would like to Congratulate the Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians on being named the 2009 St. John’s Molson-Coors Team of the Year.