July2008

Elmira Cubs ClassicTournament - Sunday Results

July 27, 2008

Waterloo, ON



Waterdown Hammer win the Cubs Classic in Waterloo over the home town Bridgeport Braves.

The Hammer took 9 innings to beat the Braves in the championship final6 to 5.  Tied at 3 after 7 innings, and with Anthony Palmieri, onsecond with the ITB to start the 8th, he was sacrificed to 3rd by KyleDavis, and then scored on  Paul Barron's single.  Trevor Bownhillsingled and Chris Smith scored Barron with his FC hit. 
Bridgeport opened the bottom of the 8th with Duanne Gee on second (ITB)He scored on a Dan Harris single.  Harris was sacrificed to second byJason Hoch. Right fielder Greg de Belleval then singled, followed by aSam Forbes RBI single to score Harris.  Jodie Schnarr walked and withtwo away Waterdown's Tim Neil struck out Terry Eaton.

In the 9th, Dave Brownhill started at 2nd, was sacrificed to 2nd byMatt da Silva, and scored by DP John Kemp's single.  Bridgeport,withEaton on second went 0 for 3 in the bottom of the 9th and the Hammerwon the first Elmira Cubs Classic 6 to 5

The game was 2 hours  and 15 minutes

Waterdown Hammer     0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 1   6 10 2
Bridgeport Braves         1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0    5 9   1
WP Ted Neil
LP  Fred Follings

Waterdown MVP was John Kemp with a HR, 2 singles and 3 RBIs,
Bridgeport MVP was Ross Herold
two MVPs selected for the championship game

There were some defensive classics for the Cubs classic,  in the 4thboth Don Harris of Bridgeport and Anthony Palmieri both 3rd basemen,made excellent line drive catches in their halfs of the inning. In thetop of the 5th and the top of the 9th, Jodie Schnarr made twospectacular diving catches for the Braves. 

Congratulations to the Waterdown Hammer.

Here are the last two games of  pool play  played at 9 Sunday

Game 19  Elmira Juniors 6, Oswego 1  start 8:50 end 10:35
Elmira Juniors      1 0 2 0 0 2 1      6 9 1
Oswego CPI       0 0 0 1 0 0 0      1 8 1
WP Corey Avery
LP  Ryan Sharp

Dan Martin of Elmirs Jrs MVP with 2 run home run, and single..BenWideman 2 singles
For CPI  Shaun Winship, and Chad Hodkinson two singles each

Game 20  Waterdown 10 Scarborought 1 St 8:52 end 10:15
Scarborough Wolverines Jr.      0 0 0 1 0      1    4  1
Waterdown Hammer                0  9 0 1         10 11 0
WP Wayne Wells
LP Andy Skelton

For Scarborough Brandon Horne a 3B and Blake Underwood a HR
For Waterdown, Anthony Palmieri two singles and Chris Smith a singleand a 2B
Game MVP was Waterdowns Chris Smith with 2 RBIs on a 2 for 3 at bat

That closed pool play with Elmira Juniors and Bridgeport Braves in ontop of their pools
and Oswego and Waterdown meeting along with Scarborough and theKitchener Outlaws with the winners to face the top seeded teams

Game 21  Waterdown 5 CPI 0  Start 10:55 end 12:30
Oswego CPI                0 0 0 0 0 0 0      0 0 1
Waterdown Hammer    0 0 2 0 1 2 0      5 8 0
WP Tim Neil (no hitter)
LP  Jason Smith

John Kemp has 2 singles and 2 RBIs and Kyle Davis a HR for the Hammer,Tim Niel was the MVP on the No Hitter

Game 22 Scarborough Wolverines 8 Kitchener Outlaws 3 start 10:55 end12:15
Scarborough Jr  Wolverines    4 0 0 1 0 0 3      8 13 2
Kitchener Outlaws                  0 0 0 0 0 3 0      3 10 0
WP Kevin Buckley,
LP Mel Ross

Sean Geehan led the Outlaws with 2 HRs and Brad Hackert and DerekMartin each had 2 singles
For the Wolverines, Brandon Horne, Chad Lowey, Antony Paradiso RichardColin Thome and Ryan Jaynes each had 2 singles,. Blake Underwoo was theMVP for Scarborough with his 3 run HR.

Game 23  Waterdown Hammer 8 , Elmira Jrs 1 start 1:00 end 2:35
Waterdown Hammer    3 2 1 1 1    8 12 2
Elmira Juniors                0 1 0 0 0   1   3  1
WP Wayne Wells
LP Corey Avery

Waterdowns Tim Cole was game MVP ,  2 singles and a 3 run HR...4 totalRBIs
Also for Waterdown Matt DaSilva a 2 run HR and Dave Brownhill a 3B and2 singles

Waterdown in Classic final

Game 24 Bridgeport Braves 9 Scarborough Wolverines 3 St 1:05 end 2:45
Scarborough Juniors    2 0 0 1 0 0 0    3 6 0
Bridgeport Braves       4 0 2 1 1 1  x    9 10 1

Rick Johnson was game MVP for Bridgeport with 4 RBI's   Jodie Schnarrhit a  lead off HR for Bridgeport in the 1st inning.  Rick Johnsonfollowed 4 players later with a 3 RBI HR of his own.  Ross Herald has 2singles.

Bridgeport in the finals agaist Waterdown.

(report game 25 at the lead of the Sunday report from Hillside)

Wonderful weather in Waterloo this weekend for a great balltournament.  The 6 teams in the Tournament of Champions in Wisconsin intwo weeks got a great tune up, and the two great Junior teamsrepresenting Ontario in the Canadian CASA championships in Owen Soundtested their bats and pitching against some great senior ball clubs anddid not disappoint the fans at Hillside

Next Hillside event is the OASA intermediate championship on labour dayweekend.

Enjoy Wisconsin Braves, Cubs, Outlaws, Hammer, Brewers, and CPI,
Enjoy Owen Sound Elmira and Scarborough juniors

Congratulations Brad Thomson and the Cubs on a great tournament


Saturday at Hillside Park in Warterloo, at the Elmira Cubs ClassicTournament

Elmira Cubs results for Friday nite


Dennis Dosman



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