Mar 29, 2010 | Dan Thompson | 188 views
Terriers Split Day One In Bc
The 18u Terriers got their western Canadian road trip off to a great start on Tuesday, allowing just two runs in two games versus Thompson Rivers University (BC) and Okotoks Baseball Academy (AB). The games are being played at beautiful Norbrock Stadium which is nestled in a valley at the foot hills of the Rocky Mountains.
Unfortunately in game one, all the Wolfpack would need was one run for 1-0 victory over the Terriers.
A great pitching effort by right hander Lucas Scocchia went for not, as the Terriers offense could not get it going against the very tough Thompson Rivers pitchers. Graham Tebbit had the only Terriers hit.
The Terriers bounced back in game two with a 5-1 win over the Okotoks Dawgs from Alberta. Connor Smith got the start and was excellent through four innings of work. He left with a 2-0 lead and gave way to Ted Hall who threw the final three innings en route to the Terriers victory.
Brandon Dailey jump started the Terriers offense in the second inning when he launched a ball off the left field wall for a stand up double. Brandon advanced to third on a Simon Clarke single, and then scored on a first + third double steal. Catcher Adam Godo followed and cashed Simon with an RBI single to make the score 2-0. Adam also started a fifth inning three run rally when he lead off with a walk. Shawn Marshall and Orion Katayama then loaded the bases with bunt singles and that set the stage for DH Mike Morely who hit a shot to the Dawgs second baseman. The Okotoks middle infielders could not convert the double play, so Marshall scored from third. Blair Gignac picked up an RBI later in the inning scoring Katayama.
The Terriers will play two more games Wednesday before heading into the Best of the West Tournament Thursday through Sunday.