Jun 05, 2017 | Dan Thompson | 261 views
Srs Split Weekend Series With Yankees
The 18U Terriers had an up and down weekend with the Ontario Yankees which ended in a two and two split for the teams.
The Yankees won game one both days, the first in extra innings Saturday by a 7-6 score. The Terriers bounced back with a 10-6 victory in game two. The games were played in Pickering.
Back at King's College on Sunday, game one was tied at 2-2 until the seventh when in the top half of the inning the Yankees scored three runs to take a 5-2 lead.
The Terriers got the tying run to the plate in the bottom of the seventh, but could not complete the come back.
Game four was a wild affair with the Terriers prevailing 9-7. Lefty Connor Humphrey got credit for the win on the mound going four innings. Only three of the runs that he allowed were earned.
The teams traded runs inning after inning all night until the sixth when with the game tied at 7-7 Ryan O'Halloran and Jeremie Veilleux came up with clutch RBIs to finally put the Terriers ahead for good. Owen Maize crossed on Ryan's knock for what would be the games winning run.
The offense was spread around the line-up in game four, led by Jeremie Veilleux who was 3-3 with two RBIs. Jack Omstead was 2-3,and also had two RBIs. Josh Simpson, Dreyden Sloat, Matt Ward, Brandon Job and Owen Maize all had base hits in the win.