September2008

Wikwemmikong Fastball Tournament

September 12, 2008

Sudbury, ON


                   The annual Fall Fair Wikwemmikong Fastball tournament to be held from September 19th to 21st  this year has been cancelled due to lack of participating teams. The only tournament up North for that weekend is the 1st Annual Parry Island Men's Fastball tournament with 10 confirmed teams as of today Friday September the 12th.
                                                         Don't forget that the 3rd annual All-Star Extravaganza pitting the North Shore All-Stars and the Rick McDonald Memorial Fastball League All-Stars goes tomorrow Saturday September the 13th in Elliot Lake .The skills competition starts at 3 PM followed by the game at 5 PM .Check the attachment for the rosters of both teams.
 
                                                                         Yours in fastball ,
 
                                                                                   Roger Legendre
                                                                                  Public Relations Liaison

Players from the NS League

Starting 9:
P - Cory Stolar - Spanish Smokers
C - Ron Stolar - Spanish Smokers
1B - Josh Boyer - Missauga Brewers
2B - Terry Jaques - Spanish Smokers
3B - Liam Halligan - Elliot Lake Panthers
SS - Aaron Marcella - Elliot Lake Panthers
OF - Jordan Bennet - Sagamok Chiefs
OF - Heikel Espanosa - Elliot Lake Panthers (TBD)
OF - Nick Hannah - Espanola Merchants

Relief Pitchers:
P - Eric Abitong - Sagamok Riverdawgs
P - Jerry Francis - Massey Outlaws(TBD)
P/INF - Casey Abitong - Sagamok Riverdawgs

Bench:
C/OF - Paul Cook - Elliot Lake Heat
OF - Chris Calhoun - Elliot Lake Heat
2B/C - Gary Boyer - Missauga Brewers
2B/INF - Dave Ouderkirk - Espanola Majors
SS/2B - Dan Peltier - Sagamok Riverdawgs
INF - Merlin Abitong - Sagamok Chiefs
3B - Mark Moffat Jr - Espanola Majors
OF/C - Jeff Mooney - Massey Outlaws
OF - Maxime Fauteaux - Spanish Smokers
INF - Myles Trudeau - Sagamok Chiefs

If TBD cannot go:
OF/1B - Craig Eady - Elliot Lake Panthers

Starting 9 and pitchers were picked via voting from a representative from each team, bench players were filled with those with remaining votes, and by league officials



RICK McDONALD MEMORIAL FASTBALL LEAGUE/MANITOULIN MEN''S FASTBALL LEAGUE    All-STARS
A) RICK McDONALD LEAGUE
     1. Rob Cardinal catcher/infielder for Dog House North Stars and involved with fastball for well over 20 years.
             batted 333 during the regular season with 8 RBI''S
     2. Jeff Spencer infielder/outfielder for Dog House North Stars and involved with fastball for the last five years.
             batted 267 during regular season with 4 RBI''S
     3. Randy Dennis pitcher/infielder for Dog House North Stars and involved with fastball for the last 20 years. Randy first originates from Hamilton Ontario.
             batted 581 during regular season with 12 RBI''S / finish season with 10-3 record and a 4,70 ERA
   *  4. Jesse St Cyr  outfielder for Dog House North Stars and involved with fastball for the last five years.(answer to be given Thursday night or Friday during day)
             batted 310 during regular season with 9 RBI''S
   *  5. Jean Gilles Larocque catcher with the Dog House North Stars and involved with fastball for the past 15 years. ( same situation as Jesse St Cyr)
             batted 667 during regular season with 7 RBI''S /wasa the finals MVP batting 808 with 3 HR and 9RBI''S
     6. Gary Lamothe pitcher/infielder for the Garson Hounds and involved with fastball for the last 20 years.
             batted 465 during regular season with 10 RBI''S / finish season with 5-2 record and a 3,50 ERA
     7. Micky Chartrand   pitcher/infielder with the Garson Hounds and involved with fastball since the early 80''s.
             batted 412 during regular season with 11 RBI''S / finish season with 3-2 record and a 5,75 ERA
  * 8. Corey "Pooch" Farmer outfielder for the Garson Hounds and involved with fastball for the past four years.(same situation as Jesse St Cyr)
             batted 744 during regular season to win batting crown with 10 RBI''s/ hit 560 during the finals with 7 RBI''S
     9. Al Guenette pitcher/infielder with the Whitefish Lake First Nation Steelers and involved with fastpitch for a good 30 years having started to play men''s at the tender age of 13.
             batted 556 during regular season with  11 RBI''S / finish regular season with a record of 6-1 and a 4,97 ERA to win pitching crown
   10. Eric Ace infielder with the Whitefish Lake First Nation Steelers and involved with fastpitch for at least 30 years.
              batted  303 during regular season with 9 RBI''S
   11. Walter Jr Tobobundung outfielder with the Magnatawan Native Sons and involved with fastball for the past four years.
               batted 421 during regular season with 13 RBI''S  and 14 stolen bases
   12. Walter Sr Tobobundung infielder with the Magnatewan Native Sons and involved with fastball for the past 20 years.
                batted 405 during regular season with 7 RBI''S
   13. Alex   Ashawasagai  pitcher/infielder/outfielder from the Pickerel River Cardinals and involved with fastball for the past 20 years.
                 batted 333 during regular season with 10 RBI''S / finish season with record of 2-1 and a 6,75 ERA
   14. Aaron "Sixer" Owl pitcher with the AOK Raiders and involved with fastball for the past 15 years.
   15. Perry Ashawana outfielder with the AOK Raiders and involved with fastball for the past 10 years.

      Possibility of adding Peter MacKenzie from the Magnatewan Native Sons/Bear Island Braves ;Todd Parsons from Garson Hounds
        Coach :   Jim Ilnitski of the Dog House North Stars and involved with fastball for the past 50 years.He started in 1958 and played on several teams and leagues mostly as a pitcher for fastball and orthodox ball .
        Ass. coach and manager : Roger Legendre , past Commissioner of the Rick McDOnald Memorial Fastball League , presently public relations liaison of several leagues and tournaments , involved with fastball for at least 45 years going back to the hay day of fastball in the late 50''s and 60''s with the Church League and Nickel District Fastball League.
   *   These indicate uncertain players for the moment until Friday PM
                                                                                                       


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