TORONTO PLAYGROUNDS WINS ONE OF THREE ROUND ROBIN GAMES AT THE SOUTHWEST LONDON MAJOR PEEWEE SELECT TOURNAMENT
Game Post composed with file from Paul Renton. Photograph courtesy of Kevin Hewitt.
Beneath wonderful blue and sunny skies, our Toronto Playgrounds Major Peewee Selects defeated Beaver Valley 8-2 in six innings of round robin action this afternoon at the Southwest London Major Peewee Select Tournament.
With the victory, TP finished the round robin portion of the tourney with an 1-2 record.
Here are the highlights:
- TP starter Zack (32) pitched a scoreless bottom of the first while striking out one Beaver.
- East Beaver takes an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second.
- Major Peewee pitcher Zack subdues the East Beaver uprising by fanning one and limiting them to a run un the second.
- TP explodes for four runs in the top of the third to take a 4-1 lead. The surge is powered by a triple from Tyler (42), a Jack K. (13) RBI single and a three RBI triple by Sasha (28).
- In the bottom of the third, East Beaver answers with a run to trim the deficit to two.
- Toronto Playgrounds add one to widen their advantage to 5-2 in the top of the fourth. A RBI triple by Tyler brings Max (17) homeward.
- TP tacks on another score in the top of the fifth to stretch their lead to 6-2.
- The Major Peewees score two insurance runs in the top of the sixth to increase their haul to 8-2.
- TP reliever Max (17) pitches 3 1/3 innings of scoreless relief while mowing down a pair of Beavers to seal the deal on the victory.
In other TP Major Peewee Select round robin action at the tournament:
- In a Saturday morning game, the St. Catharines Cobras venomed our Major Peewee Selects 15-3 in four innings of play at the Southwest Optimists Dreamers Diamond 15.
- On Friday evening, the Chatham Diamonds cut down Toronto Playgrounds 16-3 in 5 ½ innings of action at the Lambeth 1 Diamond.