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Comox Valley Cannons, B.C. Win 47th Seattle Invitational

August 8, 2007

Seattle, WA


47th Annual Seattle InvitationalFastpitch Tournament
Fort Dent Sports Complex, August 4-5, 2007


The Comox Valley Cannons from Courtenay, British Columbia defeat
Cleons Auto to Win the 47th Seattle Invitational.

The Comox Valley Cannons hung on to defeat Cleons Auto 5 - 3 to win
the 47th Annual Seattle Invitational. The Cannons from Courtenay,
British Columbia, jumped out to a 2 - 0 lead in the bottom of the
third inning on a 2-run home run by the Cannon first baseman Brad
Douglas. The Cannons extended their lead to 5 - 0 in the bottom of the
5th inning on 4 consecutive hits. Left fielder, Kyle Law, lead off the
inning with a triple. Right fielder, Michael Pohl, followed with a
double to drive in Law. Brad Douglas then singled to drive in Pohl.
Center fielder Tyler Douglas completed the scoring by driving in his
brother Brad. However, Cleons Auto would not give up. In the 7th
inning, as the Cannons Joe Robbins (Tournament MV-Pitcher) began to
tire and yielded a couple of walks, Cleons Auto came back with 3 runs
highlighted by Sean Praven's 2-run single. Robbins recoved to get the
last 3 outs and wrap up the Championship for the Cannons.

The hard fought Championship Game featured each team's workhorse
pitcher. Ryan Divish of Cleons Auto (Tournament All-Star Pitcher)
started all 7 of their games in the tournament. Joe Robbins pitched in
5 of the Cannons 6 games. Robbins finished the Championship Game with
12 K's.

Game 35 (Championship Game)

Cleons Auto (Tacoma, WA) 3 - 4 - 1
Comox Valley Cannons (Courtenay, B.C.) 5 - 5 - 0
WP - Joe Robbins
LP - Ryan Divish

CR/Adidas (Portland, OR) won the Consolation Championship.

All Stars

C – Mike Loder Cleons Auto
1B – Al Khalaf Cleons Auto
2B – Mike Shock Screaming Yaks
3B – Josh Agnew CR/Adidas
SS – Sean Praven Cleons Auto
OF – Tyler Douglas Comox Valley Cannons
OF – Mike Linnane Bodle Chiropractic
OF – Derek Stith Boise Clippers
U - Benny Van Buskirk Cleons Auto
U - Todd Barnes Comox Valley Cannons
P - Ryan Divish Cleons Auto
P - Jim Robinson Screaming Yaks

MVPitcher – Joe Robbins – Comox Valley Cannons
MVPlayer – Matt Friesen – Comox Valley Cannons

SCOREBOARD

Saturday, August 4, 2007

Game 1 Daly's - 3 vs. Screaming Yaks - 10
Game 2 Boise Clippers- 7 vs. Cleons Auto - 12
Game 3 Cleons Auto -1 vs. Comox Cannons -0
Game 4 Jay Birds - 3 vs. JRW & Associates -6
Game 5 Interbay Door -5 vs. Eric's Remodeling -1
Game 6 CR/Adidas -6 vs. Boise Clippers -2
Game 7 Screamimg Yaks -5 vs. Rose City Merchants -2
Game 8 JRW & Associates -9 vs. Daly's -3
Game 9 Bodle Chiropractic -5 vs. Boise Clippers -0
Game 10 Eric's Remodeling -0 vs. CR/Adidas - 4
Game 11Cleons Auto -0 vs. Bodle Chiropractic -3
Game 12 Jay Birds -1 vs. Screamimg Yaks -14
Game 13 Daly's -5 vs. Comox Cannons -12
Game 14 Rose City Merchants-4vs. Interbay Door -5
Game 15 Interbay Door -7 vs. Jay Birds -2
Game 16 Bodle Chiropractic-4 vs. CR/Adidas -3
Game 17 Eric's Remodeling -9 vs. Rose City Merchants -5
Game 18 JRW & Associates -1 vs. Comox Cannons -4

Sunday, August 5, 2007

Game 19 #12 (Daly's)-1 vs. #5 (CR/Adidas) -8
Game 20 #10 (Boise)-0 vs. #7 (Cleons Auto) -6
Game 21 #9 (Rose City)-5 vs. #8 (Eric's) -7
Game 22 #11 (Jay Birds)-8 vs. #6 (JRW) -6
Game 23 CR/Adidas –0 vs. #4 Cannons -1
Game 24 Cleons Auto –8 vs. #2 Interbay -6
Game 25 Eric's –3 vs. #1 Yaks -11
Game 26 Jay Birds –1 vs. #3 Bodle -2

SEATTLE INVITATIONAL PREVIOUS WINNERS

Federal Old Line, Seattle 1961
Federal Old Line, Seattle 1962
Portland Ramblers, Portland 1963
Federal Old Line, Seattle 1964
Federal Old Line, Seattle 1965
Rain Out 1966
Dog House, Seattle 1967
Federal Old Line, Seattle 1968
Ole's Place, Yakima 1969
Portland Lakers, Portland 1970
Pay N' Pak, Seattle 1971
Pay N' Pak, Seattle 1972
Pay N' Pak, Seattle 1973
Pay N' Pak, Seattle 1974
Pay N' Pak, Seattle 1975
Victoria Bate, B.C. 1976
Ray Bristow, Lake Oswego, Oregon 1977
Vancouver Thirsk, Vancouver, B.C. 1978
Peterbilt, Seattle & Allomatics, Saskatoon 1979
Westside Federal, Seattle 1980
Peterbilt, Seattle 1981
Peterbilt, Seattle 1982
Pay N' Pak, Bellevue 1983
Pay N' Pak, Bellevue 1984
Pay N' Pak, Bellevue 1985
Pay N' Pak, Bellevue 1986
Ruth Realty Dukes, Renton 1987
Guanella Brothers, Santa Rosa, CA 1988
Seafirst, Bellevue 1989
Seafirst, Bellevue 1990
Guanella Brothers, Santa Rosa, CA & Regents, New Westminster, B.C. 1991
Page Brake, Salt Lake City, UT & Regents, New Westminster, B.C. 1992
Payless, Victoria, B.C. 1993
Payless, Victoria, B.C. 1994
Payless, Victoria, B.C. 1995
Rain Out 1996
Seattle Fastpitch Club 1997
Miller-Toyota (Salt Lake City, UT) 1998
Miller-Toyota (Salt Lake City, UT) 1999
Miller-Toyota (Salt Lake City, UT) 2000
Portland Merchants, Portland, Oregon 2001
Lucky Star, Seattle 2002
Bucknell Park, Lacey, Washington 2003
Morgan Transfer, Olympia, Washington 2004
Team CR/DeMarini, Portland, Oregon 2005
Richmond Stealers, Richmond, B.C. 2006
Comox Valley Cannons, Courtenay, B.C. 2007

Thanks to Tournament Director Charlie Bendock for this comprehensive report..

47 years !

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Best regards,

Jim Flanagan
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