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Dec 30, 2006 | Dan Thompson | 401 views
Terriers, 2006 Year In Review And Highlights
Overall Record 66-12(.850) FALL 2005 Seniors, Mike Goemans, Ian Choy, Justin Mulrain and Chris Cox all sign Letters of Intent with NCAA Division 1 Schools in the United States. Terriers take in a game at Yankee Stadium and then compete in the Blue Chip Prospects Tournament at Baseball Heaven in Long Island NY. The Terriers go 4 and 1 in the tournament. Marty Chasles and Brent Mitchell travel to Ft.

Myers as roster pickups with a South Florida Select team to compete in the 16u Perfect Game World Championship. SPRING 2006 The Terriers travel to Ft.Lauderdale on March break. They practice and play several games vs a number of US Junior Colleges. A leisure day is spent at Universal Studios in Orlando. PBLO (Premier Baseball League of Ontario) The Terriers capture the 18u PBLO League Championship with a record of 28-6. Chris Cox, Ian Choy, Ryan Waller and Brian Burton are selected to the PBLO West Allstar Team. The PBLO All Star Game is hosted by the Terriers, in Guelph at Hastings Stadium. SUMMER SCHEDULE Founders Cup Tournament-Welland Ontario. The Terriers run off 6 straight wins and capture the Championship. Can-Am Tournament-Hamilton Ontario The Terriers fall 1-0 in the Championship game. Brentwood Bulldogs Invitational Tournament, Brentwood TN. The Terriers win their pool but fall in the semi-final, with a record of 4-1. Following the Brentwood tournament the Terriers travel to the University of West Alabama for a campus visit and workouts in preparation for the 18u Sandlott Baseball World Series in Nashville, TN. The Terriers also visit the campus of the University of Alabama Crimson Tide and the campus of Volunteer State in Tennessee. 18u SANDLOTT BASEBALL WS The Terriers defeat teams from Kentucky, Florida, Michigan, Tennessee and Ohio, going undefeated and claim the Sandlott Baseball World Series crown. Terriers complete their summer tournaments with a record of 19-2. FALL 2006 Seniors, Josh Garton, Jeff Skelhorne-Gross, Chad Marshall, Brian Burton and Terrell Alliman all commit to US NJCAA and NCAA Division 1 schools for 2007. Once again the team travels to New York, take in the sights on Manhattan Island, see a game at Yankee Stadium and compete in the Blue Chip Prospects Tournament. The tournament is rained out Sunday. The Terriers also play fall games on the campuses of Monroe CC, Finger Lakes CC, Erie CC and Niagara University. TERRIERS INDIVIDUAL AWARDS TOP PITCHER - Mike Goemans TOP ROOKIE PITCHER - Billy Martin TOP ROOKIE - Brent Mitchell GOLD GLOVE AWARD - Chad Marshall MOST SPORTSMANLIKE - Jeff Skelhorne-Gross TOP HITTER - Ian Choy MVP - Chad Marshall OTHER HIGHLIGHTS LHP Mike Goemans leads the team with a 17-2 record. Mike opens the World Series tournament with a 3-1 victory, goes on to close the semi-final game, then pitches a complete game in the championship. Mike returns home from Nashville and is chosen to the Canadian National Junior Team. Mike pitches in the AAA Junior Baseball World Championship in Cuba and starts in game one against Mexico. RHP Eric Ventura pitches to a 14-1 record. Eric also wins the High School Championship game at Rogers Center, where he pitches a complete game. Not done yet, Eric joins the Mississauga Twins Midgets for the Ontario eliminations and Prince Edward Island where he wins a Gold Medal. RHP Billy Martin joins the Mississauga Twins Midgets after the Terriers summer schedule. Billy pitches and gets a win at the Midget Nationals in Prince Edward Island and comes home with a Gold Medal. Catcher Jeff Skelhorne-Gross is an invitee to the Canadian National Junior Team for workouts and games in the Dominican Republic. Chad Marshall is selected to the Ontario Youth Team to compete at the Canada Cup in Medicine Hat Alberta. Chad wins a gold medal, as Ontario defeats British Columbia in the Championship Game. RHP Steve Harley throws a complete game 4 hit,2-0 shutout over Nationally ranked Team Florida USA at the Sandlott World Series. RHP Joe Mihaly records 3 consecutive saves in games 2,3 and 4 at the Sandlott World Series. Catcher Brent Mitchell hits a Grand Slam in the Championship Game at the Sandlott World Series. Ian Choy hits a remarkable .590 at the Sandlott World Series. Brian Burton notches 6 RBIs in one game versus Columbus at the Sandlott World Series. Terrell Alliman is selected to the Reds Scout Team to play in the Perfect Game World Championship in Jupiter Florida. The team goes 8-0 and Terrell comes home with a ring. RHP Evan Kipfer, from the Kitchener Bantams joins the Terriers on the March break trip and as a 15 year old, pitches against Patrick Henry Community College. Evan signs full time with the Terriers in August. Joel Stubbs is selected to the Inter-County Bantam All Star Team to compete at the Ontario Summer Games. Joel comes home with a Silver Medal. Joel signs with the Terriers in August. Jeff Hunt is selected to the Inter-County Bantam All Star Team to compete at the Ontario Summer Games. Jeff comes home with a Silver Medal. Jeff is added to the Windsor Riverside roster to compete in the Bantam Nationals, who capture bronze. Jeff signs with the Terriers in August. Nathan Loehle is added to the Terriers roster in the spring and accompanies the team to Nashville. Nathan steals 9 bases and scores 7 runs at the Sandlott World Series. Nathan signs as a full time player with the Terriers in August. Darnell Duckett helps lead the Hamilton Cobras to the Bantam National Championship. He hits a Grand Slam and he is named tournament MVP. Darnell signs with the Terriers in August. Steven Hubbs also picks up a National Championship as a member of the Hamilton Cobras and later signs with the Terriers in August. RHP Brad Furdal throws a complete game 1 hitter at an early season tournament at Rogers Centre, is named game MVP and receives a bat signed by Greg Zaun. Brad joins the Terriers in August. He pitches a complete game win versus a New York State Junior College and is later selected to workouts in Orlando with the Canadian National Junior Team. LHP-1B Nathan Linseman wrapped up his summer with two tournament championships, The Buckeye Elite and the Clash of Champions. Nathan signed with the Terriers in August and had several clutch hits throughout the fall. Tyler Fischer also was a member of the Clash of Champions and Buckeye Elite winning team. Tyler pitched very well in the fall for the Terriers, including a complete game victory over Erie CC. Over the winter, and in preparation for the 2007 season, the Terriers are under the close eye of strength and conditioning coach Chris Munford. They will workout at Frozen Ropes and at the Gryphon Dome in Guelph. The 2007 March Break trip will stretch for 10 days in Boca Raton, FL. The Terriers will practice and are scheduled to play 11 games vs US Junior colleges. Upon return, PBLO home games will be played at Pearson Field in Guelph. The Terriers will compete in several summer tournaments, which will be capped by a trip to Nashville in an attempt to defend their Sandlott Baseball World Series title.