Jul 28, 2017 | Dan Thompson | 257 views
Pblo Championship Round-Up
The end of July means PBLO play-off time and all four Terrier teams were in action. The 15U, 17U and 18U Terriers were competing in Windsor, while the 16s were in London for their championship.
The SR's had a great day, coming away with two victories.
Game one was a 14-1 win over the Ontario Royals and game two was a come from behind 9-5 battle over the Ontario Yankees.
Ben Abram picked up the win in game one.
He fired four innings, striking out seven. Ben allowed just one hit.
The Terriers banged out twelve hits in the contest. The big blow was off the bat of Jeremie Veilleux, a laser beam homer that cleared the wall in left. Jeremie picked up five RBIs in the game as he also had a double.
Jack Omstead, Jacob Martins, Connor Humphrey and Ryan O'Halloran had two hits each. Jack Anderson, Nolan Gallo and Nick Parsons all had one.
In the game two win the Terriers trailed 4-0 after three but put up a four spot to tie the game in the bottom of the fourth.
Jack Omstead and Nolan Gallo led the inning off with singles, then both advanced on a pass ball. After they scored on an Owen Maize knock to right field, Connor Humphrey drilled a double, scoring Maize, then he crossed on Jacob Martins RBI liner up the middle.
The Yankees jumped back ahead in the sixth for a 5-4 lead but the Terriers responded with five in the bottom half of the inning to put the game away.
Jeremie Veilleux, Jack Omstead, Jacob Martins, Ryan O'Halloran and Connor Humphrey all had thunderous hits and RBIs during the late game rally.
Evan Harrison picked up the win on the mound.
Over in Tecumseh the 15U Terriers downed the Outlaws by a score of 9-2.
Andrius Jurenas gave his team 5.1 innings of great work to gain credit for the win.
Kevin McQuinn got the Terriers off to a 1-0 lead when he led the game off with a single, stole second and scored on Daniel Freeman's RBI single through the 3-4 hole.
McQuinn led another rally in the third that resulted in two more runs.
Ben Baker laced a double down the left field line that scored McQuinn and then he scored later in the inning.
Five runs in the bottom of the fourth put the game on ice.
Jackson Evans got it going with a single and he eventually scored on Ethan Magloughlin's RBI base hit to right to make the score 4-0.
John Filice smashed a double while Jakob Cellupica drilled a triple to put the Terriers up 8-0.
The Outlaws got two in the sixth, but the Terriers tacked on one more run in their half to make it 9-2.
In London the 16U Terriers scored two in the bottom of the seventh for a 5-4 victory over the Ottawa- Nepean Canadians.
Connor O'Halloran led the offense with two hits, including a double off the fence.
Owen McNeil went 5.2 innings on the bump allowing just three hits.
Play continues Saturday.