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Bantam AA Baseball Atlantics held in Yarmouth; Shelburne Reds win championship


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Bantam AA Baseball Atlantics were being hosted in Yarmouth over the Sept. 12-14 weekend. On the final day of the tournament it was the Shelburne Reds (Team Nova Scotia) capturing the Atlantic championship title with a win over New Brunswick.

Shelburne had placed second to the Yarmouth Gateways at provincials over the Labour Day Weekend. Because Yarmouth was hosting Atlantics, Shelburne advanced to Atlantics as well.

Their championship win was the third game of the Reds' day on Sunday, with little breaks between games.

Shelburne's Andy Bradley was named tournament MVP.

The top pitcher of the tournament Alex Doucet of Team New Brunswick. The top hitter of the tournament Jonathan Russell of Team New Brunswick.

Here are some highlights from the weekend.

GAME 1: Tournament opener: Nova Scotia (Shelburne Reds) 5 – Yarmouth (host, provincial champs) 4

Was a close game between the two teams in which sacrifice bunts in the seventh inning turned out to be the story of the game. After coming back from a 3-1 deficit to tie the game 3-3 in the 6th, Yarmouth got the go ahead run in the top of the seventh with a sacrifice bunt but Nova Scotia (Shelburne Reds) tied the game on a sacrifice bunt in the bottom of the seventh when Yarmouth made the play at third base instead of home plate. The Reds went on to win the game 5-4.

You can also visit the Bantam AA Atlantics 2014 Yarmouth Nova Scotia Facebook page.

SKILLS COMPETITION WINNERS:

• Home run derby: Alex Doucet of New Brunswick

• Accuracy throwing competition: Miguel Surette of Yarmouth

• Fastest runner: Jacob Symonds of Yarmouth

WEEKEND SCHEDULE AND SCORES:

The following is the schedule for this weekend’s tournament. As host, the Gateways show up as Yarmouth on the schedule. The Nova Scotia team is the team that placed second to Yarmouth at provincials, which would be the Shelburne Reds.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12:

• Game #1: Yarmouth 4 vs NS 5

• Game #2: NB 12 vs PEI 1

• Opening Ceremonies

6 p.m. Mariners Field

• Game #3: NFLD 2 vs Yarmouth 17

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

• Game #4: NS 13 vs PEI 8

• Game #5: NFLD vs NB

• Game #6: Yarmouth 4 vs PEI 2

• Game #7: NS vs NFLD

• Game #8: Yarmouth 4 vs NB 2

• Tournament Banquet

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 14:

• Game #9… PEI 4 vs NFLD 8

• Game #10: NS 1 vs NB 6

• Tie Breaker: Team Nova Scotia 14 – Yarmouth 2

Tie-breaker game highlights: Team Nova Scotia was leading 3-1 when in the Reds (team Nova Scotia) took over offensively with some strong bats in the top of the 4th to increase their lead to 8-1. By the 6th inning, the Shelburne squad had increased its lead to 14-2 and the mercy rule kicked in to end the game.

• Championship Game: Nova Scotia (Shelburne Reds) defeats New Brunswick.

 

Bantam AA Baseball Atlantics were being hosted in Yarmouth over the Sept. 12-14 weekend. On the final day of the tournament it was the Shelburne Reds (Team Nova Scotia) capturing the Atlantic championship title with a win over New Brunswick.

Shelburne had placed second to the Yarmouth Gateways at provincials over the Labour Day Weekend. Because Yarmouth was hosting Atlantics, Shelburne advanced to Atlantics as well.

Their championship win was the third game of the Reds' day on Sunday, with little breaks between games.

Shelburne's Andy Bradley was named tournament MVP.

The top pitcher of the tournament Alex Doucet of Team New Brunswick. The top hitter of the tournament Jonathan Russell of Team New Brunswick.

Here are some highlights from the weekend.

GAME 1: Tournament opener: Nova Scotia (Shelburne Reds) 5 – Yarmouth (host, provincial champs) 4

Was a close game between the two teams in which sacrifice bunts in the seventh inning turned out to be the story of the game. After coming back from a 3-1 deficit to tie the game 3-3 in the 6th, Yarmouth got the go ahead run in the top of the seventh with a sacrifice bunt but Nova Scotia (Shelburne Reds) tied the game on a sacrifice bunt in the bottom of the seventh when Yarmouth made the play at third base instead of home plate. The Reds went on to win the game 5-4.

You can also visit the Bantam AA Atlantics 2014 Yarmouth Nova Scotia Facebook page.

SKILLS COMPETITION WINNERS:

• Home run derby: Alex Doucet of New Brunswick

• Accuracy throwing competition: Miguel Surette of Yarmouth

• Fastest runner: Jacob Symonds of Yarmouth

WEEKEND SCHEDULE AND SCORES:

The following is the schedule for this weekend’s tournament. As host, the Gateways show up as Yarmouth on the schedule. The Nova Scotia team is the team that placed second to Yarmouth at provincials, which would be the Shelburne Reds.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12:

• Game #1: Yarmouth 4 vs NS 5

• Game #2: NB 12 vs PEI 1

• Opening Ceremonies

6 p.m. Mariners Field

• Game #3: NFLD 2 vs Yarmouth 17

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

• Game #4: NS 13 vs PEI 8

• Game #5: NFLD vs NB

• Game #6: Yarmouth 4 vs PEI 2

• Game #7: NS vs NFLD

• Game #8: Yarmouth 4 vs NB 2

• Tournament Banquet

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 14:

• Game #9… PEI 4 vs NFLD 8

• Game #10: NS 1 vs NB 6

• Tie Breaker: Team Nova Scotia 14 – Yarmouth 2

Tie-breaker game highlights: Team Nova Scotia was leading 3-1 when in the Reds (team Nova Scotia) took over offensively with some strong bats in the top of the 4th to increase their lead to 8-1. By the 6th inning, the Shelburne squad had increased its lead to 14-2 and the mercy rule kicked in to end the game.

• Championship Game: Nova Scotia (Shelburne Reds) defeats New Brunswick.

 

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