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ISF's Day One - Game 8 - USA vs New Zealand

July 18, 2009

Saskatoon, SK


10:15pm and the teams are just warming up

Still a good crowd left after the Canada game.

Game 8

Teams Introduced

The Black Sox did the Haka and it was outstanding!
That was worth the cost of the flight to get here!

Nate Nukshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1eJy0etTL8c

Crowd estimated at 5,500 tonight

Starting for NZ, Marty Grant
Starting for USA, Paul Koert

10:35PM

T1
Makea an agressive double
Nukes, a single
Martin a single
Travis Wilson, passed ball but deGroat was back to the wall so fast Nathan did not try to get home, Wilson, out
22, Donny Hale, a burning single down 3b line and scores two more runs. now 3-0
15, Brad Rona, sends a shot out of this ball yard and its still going. 3 RBI's - 6-0
2, Pat Shannon, fly out
9, Casley, walks
7, Daniel Milne, - Casley steals 2nd - Milne, single to lf, scores Casley, we have a 7-0 game in the T1
We have a pitching change.
Terry Luster replaces Paul Koert
11:52pm
Makea, yes top of the order and its still T1, walks
Nathan, singles, but pitcher thows the ball away (3b) scores a run and Nukes on 2b, Makea on 3b
Martin, hits the rf wall to score 2, a triple - its 10-0 and USA has not picked up a bat yet
Travis Wilson, single
Donny Hale, bad throw to 1b and Wilson moves to 3b, Hale, out
Brad Rona, shot to cf, safe at 1b
Shannon, pounds one foul way out to the rf bleechers, bloops one and made it to first but only because 3b was practicing his juggling
just as well, Shannon striking out twice in the same inning is too much to behold
Casley, caught looking. three out.
12 runs in this half inning.

B1
Adam Lalonde, - Coach Turner out chatting with Lou Davis for some time pointing to Kiwi bench. Lou reports this to the UIC who does not seem quite as concerned
Lalonde line drive to 3b, out.
1, Blake Miller, out at 1b
Palazo, amazing out by Nukes
11:22pm

and the fans are leaving in a stampede

T2
Ty McKinney pitching for USA
Two fly outs
12, Nukes triples
Martin, out

12-0 for NZ

B2
27, Chris DeLarwelle, drills a nice one to deep cf and its caught
8, Frank DeGroat, fouling off a record number of balls, and he walks
5, Kyle Magnusson, hits  into a beautiful double play to end the inning

12-0 for NZ

T3
22, Don Hale, a mile high and its out of the park, what a moon shot.
13-0 now for NZ
15, Brad Rona, hits the fence in cf, double
Pat Shannon, drills one to the mitt of 2b, out, out at 2b too
1 run, 1 hit
13-0
11:47pm

B3
Chase Turner, grounds to Wilson, out at 1b
6, Don Garvey, out at 1b
22, Nate Devine, high pop, out

T4
11:55pm
Casley, grounder to rf, single
- Ben Enoka in to run for Casley
Milne, singles to rf, moves Enoka to 3b
21, Makea, high to deep cf, caught, runner caught at 2b, 2 out
12, Nathan, blue all over at USA bench - Nukes, home run off the lf fence, now he needs a double.

its now 15-0
Martin, walks
Travis Wilson, pop out

B4
12:10am
Heinie Shannon is pitching now for NZ
Adam Lalonde, strikes out
Blake Miller, fly out
2, Daryn Miller, fly to cf, out.

That's the ball game folks.

12:16pm

Final:

New Zealand Black Sox: 15
Team USA: 0

Game Scoring By Inning:
1
2
3
4
R
H
E
New Zealand
12
0
1
2
15
15
0
USA
0
0
0
0
0
0
3


Winning Pitcher: Marty Grant Losing Pitcher: Paul Koert
IP
R
ER
ERA
H
K
BB
HP
TP
KP
BP
USA
Paul Koert
.3
8
8
168.00
6
0
2
0
28
19
9
Terry Luster
.7
4
3
31.50
3
1
1
0
31
21
10
Tyron McKinney
3.0
3
3
7.00
6
0
1
0
48
29
19
New Zealand
Marty Grant
3.0
0
0
0.00
0
0
1
0
46
29
17
Heinie Shannon
1.0
0
0
0.00
0
1
0
0
11
8
3







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