TAKING NO PRISONERS, TORONTO PLAYGROUNDS DEFEATHER THE CARDINALS TO WIN THEIR SECOND GAME AT THE 2014 EBA PEEWEE SELECT CHAMPIONSHIP PLAYOFF TOURNAMENT TO EARN A BYE TO THE SEMI-FINAL ROUND
Game Post composed with file from Paul Renton.
Under a blanket of picture perfect summer skies, our Toronto Playgrounds Major Peewee Selects defeated the Royal York (1) Cardinals 23-2 in three innings this afternoon at Carmen Bush Park to win its second game at the 2014 Etobicoke Baseball Association (EBA) Peewee Select Championship Playoff Tournament.
Here are the highlights:
- Toronto Playgrounds storms out of the gates to take an 11-0 lead in top of the first inning. Powering the TP attack were respective RBI singles from Cam (77) and Max (17); a 2 RBI double by Owen (5); a 2 RBI single from Jack K. (13); a 2 RBI triple by Cam; and a RBI single from Zach (32).
- In a solid effort, TP starter Sasha (28) allows only one Cardinals run in the bottom of the first while striking out one.
- The TP offensive assault continues in the top of the first as the Major Peewees score seven to increase their advantage to 18-1. Spearheading the TP attack during the frame was a 2 RBI double by Owen; and respective RBI singles from Jack K., Zach, Jack H. (27), Sasha and Max.
- With authority, TP reliever Cam (77) tosses a scoreless bottom of the second.
- In the top of the third, TP tacks on five insurance runs to secure a 23-1 lead. Leading the TP offensive charge was an RBI single from Jack K.; a 2 RBI double by Zach; and respective RBI singles from Jack H. and Sasha.
- In a strong effort, TP reliever Jacob (2) allowed only one Cardinals run in the bottom of the third to seal the deal on a convincing victory.
With their second win at the tournament, the TP Major Peewee Selects (2-1) have earned a bye into tomorrow’s (Sunday, August 10) semi-final round of the EBA Peewee Select Championship playoffs at Millwood Park.
Each of the nine teams participating in this season’s EBA Peewee Select Championship Tournament are working under a double knockout playoff formula, whereby a team has to lose two games in order to be eliminated. Should a team reach the final round undefeated, they will have to lose twice to be eliminated.