2008 Masters championships in Niagara

July 21, 2008

Niagara Falls, ON

Niagara Falls Canada
Results from the OASA Masters Championships in Niagara
First the thank you's
To Dana (Waterloo), Chico (Alvinston), Paul (Aurora), Pete and Moe (Waterdown), Herb (Niagara) and Eric (Kanata) thanks for organizing your teams and managing them to play a competitive tournament in a very sportsmanlike manner . Managers do not get enough accolades in this sport.
To the volunteers, the Niagara Storm's Fury boys for all their work over the weekend as well as our regular beer tent volunteers and all the scorekeepers.
To the OASA especially Bob Abbot and Paddy Fitzgerald-Nolan who spent the entire weekend administering the tournament. As well to George Ryder and Mary Myers their assistance.
To the alumni teams, everyone enjoyed the alumni game it was great fun for all and a great testament to a great coach and person, Dave Rotella
It was a weekend of awesome fastball with tons of camaraderie. They teams spent the majority of the weekend renewing old friendships, great to see. 
Semi final 1
Waterloo 12
Niagara 2
WP - Todd Uhrig
LP - Rich Vassos
Niagara - Todd Uhrig 3/4 HR, Mike Kelly 2/4 HR, Jodie Schnarr HR, Ross Herold 3/4
Niagara - Dave Taylor and Mark Hall each with a HR
This one was over early, Uhrig was throwing darts, the only bright spots for Niagara were the two solo shots.
Semi final 2
Alvinston 10
Aurora 1
WP - Dave Martin
LP - Steve Ketchell
Waterloo - 6
Alvinston - 0
WP - Todd Uhrig, two hit shutout
LP - Doug Charleton
Waterloo - Mike Kelly 2/3, Todd Uhrig 1/3 and Greg Scheel 2/3
Alvinston  - Joe Triest and Brian Prowse one hit each
Uhrig again was virtually unhittable, congratulations to your 2008 Provincial Masters Champs Waterloo Classics for an impressive weekend and to Alvinston for their runner up finish. Gold and Silver medals were presented to each team.
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