Mar 08, 2013 | Dan Thompson | 308 views
Quantrill Electric In Spring Opener
In the Terriers spring opener, RHP Cal Quantrill stepped onto the mound in front of 29 pro scouts representing 22 MLB teams and he did not disappoint.
Cal worked three innings, carving up the Delta College (MI) batting order with a fastball that consistently tracked between 88 and 92mph.
He struck out seven and did not walk a batter.
LHP Travis Seabrooke was next in. Travis spun two innings of scoreless ball, in a game that the Terriers eventually dropped 4-2.
In the second inning, Joel Brophy had an RBI double scoring Pat Coughlin who had walked. Kyle Thalheimer and Jake Osborne also had hits. Marcus Dicenzo had the other Terrier RBI.
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* 18u Gold split their DH with the Calgary Redbirds.
In game one Kevin Lucas, Nav Cheema and Andrew Lonsdale combined to strike out 17 Redbird hitters however shabby defense cost the Terriers in a 4-2 loss.
Garrett Jewel had two doubles in the defeat. Stephen Clewer had an RBI single and was excellent defensively behind the plate.
In game two the Terriers bounced back with a resounding 15-1 victory. Red hot Garrett Jewel was 2-3 with 2 RBI and a RS. Kyle MacDonald had 3 hits, 3 RBI and 2 RS. Matthew Plut and Paul Gibson both had 2 hits and 2 RBI. Geoff Seto and Logan Stewart both singled and scored two runs.
* In 16u action, Terriers Blue defeated the Redbirds 9-2. Duncan Jakubowski got the win on the mound. He went three innings, struck out four, allowed three hits and did not allow a run.
On offense, Zarley Cina lead the way with a double and a triple. Matt Vollmer, Stefan Markovic and Joe Tevlin all chipped in with two hits en route to the opening day victory.
* 16u Gold also came away with a convincing 7-0 win.
Christian Lazar, Evan Lawrence and Matt Brillert combined on a two hitter.
The game was scoreless into the fifth when Jacob Sims lead off with a double, that lead to a three run rally. Sims scored on a Tyler Valiquette RBI triple and then hits from Sammy Turcotte, Mason Falbo, Shane Clarke and Tak Tsurusaki lead to the 7-0 win.