8 a.m., July 19)
Jr. Red Sox heading to provincial Little League championships
Nathan Egert picked up the win in the Orleans
Red Sox 13-2 win over the South Ottawa Blues
in the District 6 Junior Little League Championship
on Tuesday. Fred Sherwin/Photo
Orleans Red Sox junior and senior Little League teams
are heading to the provincial championships after winning
their respective District 6 tournaments on Tuesday.
junior Red Sox scored four runs on five walks in the first
inning and never looked back as they went on to beat the
South Ottawa Blues 13-2 in seven innings.
senior team used a productive first inning of their own
to get a jump on the Carleton-Russell Aces on their way
to a 7-3 win at Heritage Park in Chapel Hill.
senior Red Sox scored four runs on three hits and an error
in the top of the first inning sparked by a leadoff single
by Christian Gervais.
scored two more in the third after Zach St. Pierre got
hit by a pitch and Will Robinson got a free pass to first
base and eventually scored on a fielder's choice.
Red Sox would add an insurance run in the sixth, but they
wouldn't need it as Alex Ferris and St. Pierre combined
to limit the Aces to just three runs.
senior team will have a few days to prepare for the provincial
championships which will take place in Thunder Bay from
junior Red Sox will be heading to Cornwall on Sunday where
they will be looking to win their third straight provincial
team will be led by Ryan Burnside who got on base on four
consecutive at bats and scored three runs against the
Blues on Tuesday.
scoring four runs in the first, the Red Sox added another
ruin the third, three in the fifth, two in the sixth and
three in the seventh to register an impressive 13-2 win.
allowing a pair of runs in the first, Red Sox starting
pitcher Nathan Egert kept the Blues off the scoreboard
for the better part of the next four innings to pick up
the win, aided by Alex Moyes who got the save after closing
out the final two innings.
Joyal, Ryan Burtch and Burnside all hit triples for the
Red Sox who completed the tournament with a perfect 3-0
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