Virgin Islands Tournament

May 24, 2009

Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands Tournament Scores - Day 3

Virgin Island All Stars - 13
British Virgin Islands - 5
(5 innings)

Team USA - 3
British Virgin Islands - 0
LP-Elroy Hennley

It was 1-0 USA until the 5th when BVI’s Hennley was replaced by Nevil
Smith after Team USA scored two more runs.

Team Canada - 4
Virgin Island Eagles - 1
WP-Grant Patterson
LP-Dave Drotzmann

Patterson went 5 innings, left ahead, 4-1, relieved by Holoien in the sixth..

Team USA - 8
Dominicana - 0
(pitchers n/a)

In the night cap:

Team Canada - 2
Team USA - 0
WP-Mayson (Ethier relieved)
LP-Paul Koert

Team Canada scored two runs in the first inning and made them stand up
for the win in the marquee matchup of the tournament.


A big tip of the cap to pitcher Dave Drotzmann for taking the time to
send in the scores and photos from the Virgin Islands on his
Blackberry, enabling the rest of us to enjoy things vicariously.

Best regards,
Jim Flanagan
Email: jim (at) fastpitchwest (dot)com

Virgin Islands Tournament Scores - Day 2
Thanks to Dave Drotzmann for sending scores and photos from the Virgin
Islands via his blackberry:

Team Canada 10
Dominicana 0
WP-Grant Patterson
LP-Adolfo Nieves

Of note: Nieves threw modified slingshot - and hard). Canada mercied
Dominicana 10-0 in 4 innings.

Team USA 7
Virgin Island Eagles - 4
WP-Terry Luster (McKinney in 6th)
LP-Dave Drotzmann

Luster went 5 innings and left the game with a 7-1 lead. Ty Mc Kinney
started the 6th and gave up 3 to make it 7-4. That was the final.

In the nightcap:

Team Canada 9
Virgin Island All Stars 2
WP-Trevor Ethier
LP-Warren Brooks

News from the Virgin Islands, at the pre-ISF tournament, courtesy of
Dr. Dave Drotzman:

Game 1

Canada 9,
British Virgin Islands 0, 5 inn
WP-Derek Mayson (one-hitter, 14 K’s)
LP-Nevil Smith

Game 2

Canada - 7
USA - 1
WP-Trevor Ethier
LP-Travis Price

Team Canada up 5-0 in 3rd. Mckinney and Patterson start 4th.
Team Canada up 7-0 after 4, 7-1 after 5.
Holien starts the 6th for Team Canada.
Final score Team Canada 7, USA 1.

Best regards,

Jim Flanagan
Email: jim (at) fastpitchwest (dot)com

                                  Opening Ceremonies                                                                                           The Crowd

Emile Griffith Ballpark

-(Young Marcus Tan of Team USA faces Team Canada veteran hurler
Dean Holoiein in the tournament finale)

-(Team USA’s Marcus Tan (l) and Adam Londe (r) discover the real
stars of the Virgin Islands, as teammate Nate Devine adjusts snorkel
in the background).

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