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Par-en-Bas boys win division 2 baseball regionals, advance to provincials


The École secondaire de Par-en-Bas senior boys baseball team captured the 2018 western regional division 2 title over the weekend.

The Par-en-Bas team after winning the western regional division 2 baseball title in Yarmouth. Back row (from left): Scott Surette (head coach), William Cottreau, Gavin O'Connell, Zack D'Arcy, Miguel Surette, Hayden Young, Cory Newell (assistant coach). Front row: Yanick Cottreau, Vincent Surette, Austin Surette, Jay DeViller, Dyson Fevens. (absen: Miguel d'Eon, Ashton LeBlanc).
The Par-en-Bas team after winning the western regional division 2 baseball title in Yarmouth. Back row (from left): Scott Surette (head coach), William Cottreau, Gavin O'Connell, Zack D'Arcy, Miguel Surette, Hayden Young, Cory Newell (assistant coach). Front row: Yanick Cottreau, Vincent Surette, Austin Surette, Jay DeViller, Dyson Fevens. (absen: Miguel d'Eon, Ashton LeBlanc).

After winning a game and losing another in round-robin play, the Par-en-Bas team defeated Barrington Municipal High School – the team they lost to in round-robin action – in the championship game.

Miguel Surette was the winning pitcher in a 5-1 title-clinching victory.

He pitched six-and-two-thirds innings and had eight strikeouts.

At the plate, he had two singles, while Gavin O’Connell had a triple and single and Vincent Surette had a pair of singles for the winners.

Par-en-Bas advances to the provincials to be played this weekend in Cape Breton.

The three-team regional tournament, which also included Yarmouth Consolidated Memorial High School, was played at Veterans Field in Yarmouth.

The tournament began with Barrington defeating Yarmouth 5-3 in the first of Friday’s round-robin games.

Par-en-Bas then took the field against Yarmouth, blanking the Vikings 10-0.

Barrington downed Par-en-Bas 13-3 to conclude round-robin play.

The title contest was held Saturday, Par-en-Bas winning its rematch with Barrington.

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