May 16, 2007 | Dan Thompson | 367 views
The Kitchener Waterloo Record
CAMBRIDGE'S JEFF HUNT SELECTED FOR JUNIOR NATIONALS BASEBALL CAMP
Cambridge's Jeff Hunt is one of three Intercounty Terriers who will travel to the Dominican Republic next week to train and play with the Canadian national junior baseball team.
Hunt, 15, plays third base.
Joining him on the trip are Brad Furdal, a 16-year-old pitcher from Ancaster, and Brent Mitchell, a 16-year-old catcher from
They will spend nine days on the island, playing against major league academy teams, including the Yankees, Blue Jays and Dodgers. The camp is the first step toward selecting a Canadian team to compete in the world junior championships in 2009.
The Terriers feature top players from the Intercounty territory, which includes Brantford, Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo, Guelph and Hamilton. A few are from Mississauga.
The Terriers play a 44-game schedule, plus July tournaments on the road. They play home games in Cambridge on Sundays at Dickson Park.
The defending Premier Baseball League of Ontario champs also play Wednesdays at Riverside Park during May and June.