September2007

Grey Sox capture National title

September 2, 2007

St. John's, NL


BY PAT HEALEY
FOR ALS FASTBALL.COM
ST JOHN'S, NL - Doug Cain's RBI double in the sixth inning produced the only run and Korrey Garreau threw a complete game four hitter mowing down 14 batters as British Columbia's Vancouver Grey Sox captured the Labata Canadian senior men's fast pitch championship Sunday afternoon here
Cain scored Rob Giesbrecht, who reached on an error, from first base in the 1-0 win over the Host Roebothan McKay Marshall squad, of Newfoundland and Labrador. The team had previously gone 9-0 before their lone loss in the winner-take all championship game.
B.C. and the Host were meeting for the third time. The Grey Sox lost to the Host team earlier Sunday morning before picking up a 3-0 win over Kitcherner Hallman Twins in the semifinal game behind a solid outing by Nick Underhill.
The Twins earned the bronze emdal with the loss.
Frank Cox suffered the loss in his attempt to give a NL team its' first ever National championship.
Jason Hill hit into a game ending double play sending the B.C. squad running onto the field in celebration of their accomplishment.
Here is the game details from ythe tourney website
Great tourney HOST, CONGRATS GREY SOX ON THE WIN AND TWINS ON the bronze medal placing.
 
 
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British Columbia 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 X X X 1 4 0
Host 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 X X X 0 4 1
Game Report

b>Playoff Game C10 Result


Host 0 vs. BC 1



The Vancouver Grey Sox from British Columbia are the 2007 Senior Men's Canadian Fastpitch Champions as a result of a 1-0 shutout victory over the Host Roebothan McKay Marshall club in the Championship Game at the 2007 Labatt Senior Men's Canadian Fastpitch Championships at the Caribou Memorial Complex in St. John's, NL.



Doug Cain's RBI double in the top of the sixth inning would be the difference offensively. Giesbrecht crossed home plate for the games only run.



Korrey Gareau hurled the four hit, 14K shutout.



WP: Korrey Gareau.



LP: Frank Cox.

Play-by-Play


Labatt 2007 Senior Men’s Canadian Fastpitch Championships


Playoff Action: Championship Game


Host O vs. BC 1


Sunday, September 2nd, 2007 at St. John’s, NL (GAME C10)



Score 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-R-H-E


BC 0-0-0-0-0-1-0-1-4-0


Host 0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-4-1



BC Starters:

Trevor Johnstone 3B, Rob Giesbrecht CF, Derek Mayson 1B, Doug Cain DP, Bryan Abrey LF, Chad Ghostkeeper RF, Scott Newitt CF, Brian Banner C, Kevin Schellenberg SS, Korrey Gareau P.



Host Starters:

Stephen Mullaley CF, Ward Gosse 1B, Colin Abbott LF, Robbie O'Brien DP, Blair Ezekiel 2B, Darrell Walsh 3B, Jason Hill RF, Sean O'Brien C, Geoff Evely SS, Frank Cox P.



BC 1st-Johnstone struck out. Giesbrecht grounded out 3U. Mayson struck out. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.



Host 1st-Mullaley struck out. Gosse grounded out 3U. Abbott lined out to 2B. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.



BC 2nd-Cain struck out. Abrey struck out. Ghostkeeper bunt single. Newitt struck out. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.



Host 2nd-R. O'Brien struck out. Ezekiel singled to center field. Walsh hit into a 4-6-3 double play. Ezekiel out 4-6, Walsh out 6-3. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.



BC 3rd-Banner HBP. Nick Medwedrich entered the game to pinch run for Banner. Schellenberg struck out. Johnstone. Giesbrecht struck out. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.



Host 3rd-Hill singled to center field. S. O'Brien struck out. Evely grounded out 3U. Hill advanced to second on the play. S. O'Brien struck out. Mullaley struck out. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.



BC 4th-Mayson single left field. Cain popped out to 3B. Abrey flied out to CF. Ghostkeeper struck out. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Host 4th-Gosse struck out. Abbott grounded out 4-3. R. O'Brien lined out to 1B. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.



BC 5th-Newitt struck out. Banner struck out. Schellenberg walked. Johnstone grounded out 6-3. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.



Host 5th-Ezekiel struck out. Walsh singled to right field. Bradley Ezekiel entered the game to pinch run for Walsh. Hill struck out. S. O'Brien flied out to CF. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.



BC 6th-Giesbrecht reached on error. Mayson flied out to CF. Cain doubled to the left field fence, RBI. Giesbrecht scored. Andrew Medwedrich entered the game to pinch run for Cain. Abrey struck out. Ghostkeeper grounded out 4-3. 1 run, 1 hit, 1 errors, 1 LOB.



Host 6th-Evely grounded out 5-3. Mullaley singled to center field. Mullaley stole second base. Gosse struck out. Abbott INT walk. Michael Carroll entered the game to pinch run for Abbott. R. O'Brien grounded out 3U. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.



BC 7th-Newitt grounded out 4-3. Banner singled to left field. Schellenberg struck out. Johnstone FC. Banner out 6U. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.



Host 7th-Ezekiel double down the left field line. Walsh reached on FC. Ezekiel thrown out 1-5. Hill grounded into a double play. Hill out 3U, Walsh out 3-6. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.


MVP:
Vancouver Grey Sox 1B Derek Mayson was named the MVP of the Playoff Round. Mayson went 5-12 .417BA, 4R, D, 2HR, 2 RBI.

Congratulations to the Vancouver Grey Sox from British Columbia on their Gold Medal performance.


Pat Healey
pathealey@eastlink.ca

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