BULLDOGS CHAMPS OF ST. JOHNS DAY SOFTBALL TOURNEY

 

 

 

S U N D A Y 

 

 

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs are the champions of the 37th annual Swing into Summer St Johns men’s fast pitch softball tournament.

 

Two solo home runs one by Gary Bruce and the other by Blair Ezekiel carried the Bulldogs to a 2-nothing win over 3 Cheers Pub Dodgers in the championship game.

 

Ezekiel picked up the win in this game. He went seven innings allowed just one hit and fanned seven. Jason Hill took the loss on a two hitter both being home runs.

 

Sean Cleary of the champions was named the most valuable player in this tournament, He compiled a perfect 3-0 record in 21 innings pitched. He allowed 13 hits, walked five and fanned 41.

 

Members of the Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs Championship Team:

Shane Boland, Gary Bruce, Sean Cleary, Daniel Dalton, Stephen Dobbin, Blair Ezekiel, Jon Kelly, DJ Lake, Mark Lewis, Liam Myers, Scott Myers, Stephen Strapp, Andrew Wade, Joel Whelan and Coach Jim Dunphy.

 

 

 

IN THE SEMI FINALS

 

Canada Games 4 — 3 Cheers Pub Dodgers 5 (8-Innings)

 

3 Cheers Pub Dodgers Pitching Stats:

WP: Jason Hill 8IP, 4R, 5H, 2BB, 7K

 

3 Cheers Pub Dodgers Top Batters:

Eddie Hefferan 2-2, 2R, 2BB, 1RBI

Jason Hill 2-2, 2BB

Doug Marshall 2-5, 1R, 2RBI

Trevor Carew 1-2, 1R, 2SAC

Tyler McDonald 1-3, 1R, Double, 1BB

Ryan Kirk 1-4, 2RBI

 

3 Cheers Pub Dodgers RUNS:

3R 5th: Eddie Hefferan led-off the inning with an infield hit, Trevor Carew reached on an infield hit, Hefferan advanced to third base and Carew advanced to second base on a Kyle Ezekiel 1-4 SAC and With 1-Out: Doug Marshall singled to right-field to score Hefferan, Carew advanced to third base on the play and Marshall advanced to second base on a throw, Jason Hill was walked intentionally and Ryan Kirk singled to centerfield to score Carew and Marshall.

 

2R 8th: Trailing 4-3 Headed To The Bottom of the 8th Inning: Tyler McDonald was placed on second base to start the inning (ISF Tie-Breaker), Eddie Hefferan singled to centerfield to score McDonald, Hefferan advanced to second base on a Trevor Carew 3-4 SAC and With 1-Out: Kyle Ezekiel reached on an error, Hefferan advanced to third base on the play, Kyle Ezekiel advanced to second base on a defensive indifference and Doug Marshall singled to right-field to score Hefferan with the game-winning run.

 

Canada Games Pitching Stats:

LP: Nick Pittman 7.1IP, 5R, 9H, 6BB, 4K

 

Canada Games Top Batters:

Gerald Wall 2-3, 1SB, 2RBI

Mitch Stack 2-3, 1R, 1RBI

Daniel Byrne 1-3

 

Canada Games RUNS:

1R 5th: Mitch Stack led-off the inning with a single to right-field, Mitch Stack advanced to second base on a wild pitch and Gerald Wall singled to centerfield to score Mitch Stack.

 

2R 6th: With 1-Out: Jordan Pomeroy walked, Pomeroy stole second base, Brent Hatfield walked and With 2-Out: Mitch Stack singled to centerfield to score Pomeroy, Hatfield advanced to second base on the play and Gerald Wall singled to centerfield to score Hatfield.

 

1R 8th: Shane Dobbin was placed on second base to start the inning (ISF Tie-Breaker), Dobbin stole third base and Dobbin scored on a wild pitch.

 

 

 

 

 

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs 6– NTV Hitmen 2

 

Cleary Fanned 12, As Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs Defeated NTV Hitmen 6-2

 

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs Pitching Stats:

WP: Sean Cleary 7IP, 2R, 6H, 2BB, 12K

 

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs Top Batters:

Blair Ezekiel 2-2, 1R, Solo Home Run, 1SAC, 1BB, 2RBI

Shane Boland 2-4, 1R

Liam Myers 1-1, 2R, 2BB

Andrew Wade 1-2, 1R, 1BB, 1RBI

Stephen Strapp 1-2, 1BB

Sean Cleary 1-4, 1R, Solo Home Run, 1RBI

 

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs RUNS:

1R 1st: With 1-Out: Blair Ezekiel hit a Solo Home Run to centerfield.

 

1R 2nd: Liam Myers led-off the inning with a walk, With 1-Out: Stephen Strapp singled to right-field and With 2-Out: Andrew Wade singled to left-field to score Liam Myers.

 

2R 3rd: Blair Ezekiel led-off the inning with a walk, Jon Kelly grounded into a 6-4-3 double play and With 2-Out: Sean Cleary hit a Solo Home Run to left-field, Liam Myers singled to centerfield, Mark Lewis reached on an error, a wild pitch allowed Liam Myers to advance to third base and Lewis to advance to second base and Liam Myers later scored on a pass ball.

 

2R 6th: Andrew Wade led-off the inning with a walk, Shane Boland singled to left-field, Wade advanced to third base on the play and Shane Boland advanced to second base on the throw, Blair Ezekiel hit a SAC Fly to centerfield to score Wade and Shane Boland advanced to third base on the play and With 1-Out: Jon Kelly hit a SAC Fly to left-field to score Shane Boland.

 

NTV Hitmen Pitching Stats:

LP: Robbie Greene (Starter) 2.2IP, 4R, 5H, 4BB, 0K

Ward Gosse (In Relief) 3.1IP, 2R, 3H, 2BB, 2K

 

NTV Hitmen Top Batters:

Brad Ezekiel 2-3, 1R, Solo Home Run, 1RBI

Ward Gosse 1-2, Double, 1BB

Fergus Griffiths 1-3, 1R

Ryan Boland 1-3

Jeremy O’Reilly 1-3

 

NTV Hitmen RUNS:

1R 2nd: Fergus Griffiths led-off the inning with a single to left-field, Griffiths advanced to second base on a Kenny Gosse SAC; Kenny Gosse out 5-4 on the play and With 1-Out: Griffiths advanced to third base on a wild pitch and Griffiths later scored on a wild pitch.

 

1R 3rd: With 2-Out: Brad Ezekiel hit a Solo Home Run to left-field.

 

 

 

 

S A T U R D A Y 

 

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs 1– Canada Games 0

 

 

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs Pitching Stats:

WP: Sean Cleary 7IP, 0R, 5H, 1HBP, 1BB, 14K

 

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs Top Batters:

Liam Myers 2-4, Double, 1RBI

Blair Ezekiel 2-4, 1R

Shane Boland 1-3, 1BB

Stephen Strapp 1-3

 

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs RUNS:

1R 7th: With 1-Out: Blair Ezekiel singled to left-field and With 2-Out: Sean Cleary walked and Liam Myers singled to centerfield to score Blair Ezekiel with the games only run.

 

Canada Games Pitching Stats:

LP: Nick Pittman 6.2IP, 1R, 6H, 8BB, 4K

 

Canada Games Top Batters:

Nick Pittman 3-3 (Singles in the 1st, 3rd & 5th Innings)

Jordan Pomeroy 1-2, 1BB

Brent Hatfield 1-3

 

 

NTV Hitmen 8–The Bigs 0  (5-Innings)

 

 

NTV Hitmen Pitching Stats:

WP: Robbie Greene (Starter) 3IP, 0R, 2H, 3BB, 9K

Ward Gosse (In Relief) 2IP, 0R, 1H, 1BB, 3K

 

NTV Hitmen Top Batters:

Kenny Gosse 3-3, 2R, 2 Doubles, 2RBI

Brad Ezekiel 2-2, 2R, Solo Home Run, 1BB, 2RBI

Robbie Greene 2-2, 3RBI

Fergus Griffiths 2-3, 2R

Danny Mullins 1-3, 1R, 1SB, 1RBI

 

NTV Hitmen RUNS:

1R 1st: With 2-Out: Brad Ezekiel hit a Solo Homerun to centerfield.

 

4R 2nd: Fergus Griffiths led-off the inning with a single to right-field, Kenny Gosse doubled to left-field to score Griffiths, Robbie Greene singled to right-field to score Kenny Gosse, Alex Power reached on a fielder’s choice; Greene out 6-4 on the play, With 1-Out: Alex Power advanced to second base on a wild pitch and With 2-Out: Danny Mullins reached on an infield hit to score Power, Mullins stole second base and advanced to third base on an error, Ryan Boland walked and Brad Ezekiel singled to centerfield to score Mullins.

 

2R 3rd: Fergus Griffiths led-off the inning with a single to right-field, Kenny Gosse doubled to left-field, Griffiths advanced to third base on the play and Robbie Greene singled to centerfield to score Griffiths and Kenny Gosse.

 

1R 4th: With 1-Out: Brad Ezekiel walked, Jeremy O’Reilly walked, Brad Ezekiel advanced to third base and O’Reilly advanced to second base on a Fergus Griffiths 4-3 groundout and With 2-Out: Kenny Gosse reached on an infield hit to score Brad Ezekiel.

 

The Bigs Pitching Stats:

LP: Donny King (Starter) 3IP, 7R, 9H, 1BB, 1K

Johnny Doyle (In Relief) 1IP, 1R, 1H, 2BB, 0K

 

The Bigs Top Batters:

Rylee Costello 1-1, 1BB

Mark Power 1-1, 1BB

Andrew Evans 1-3

 

 

3 Cheers Pub Dodgers 7–Canada Games 2

 

 

3 Cheers Pub Dodgers Pitching Stats:

WP: Jason Hill 7IP, 2R, 5H, 0BB, 14K

 

3 Cheers Pub Dodgers Top Batters:

Tyler McDonald 3-4, 1R, Double, Solo Home Run, 2RBI

Eddie Hefferan 2-3, Double, 1BB

Jason Hill 2-4, 3R, Solo Home Run, 1RBI

Phillip Corbett 2-4, 1R, Double, 2RBI

Doug Marshall 2-5, 1R

Ryan Kirk 1-4, 1R, 1RBI

 

3 Cheers Pub Dodgers RUNS:

1R 1st: With 2-Out: Jason Hill hit a Solo Homerun to left-field.

 

1R 2nd: With 2-Out: Tyler McDonald hit a Solo Homerun to centerfield.

 

4R 5th: With 1-Out: Doug Marshall singled to left-field, Jason Hill singled to right-field, Ryan Kirk singled to centerfield to score Marshall and With 2-Out: Phillip Corbett doubled to left-field to score Hill and Kirk and Tyler McDonald singled to centerfield to score Corbett.

 

1R 6th: With 1-Out: Doug Marshall reached on an error, Jason Hill reached on a fielder’s choice; Marshall out 6U on the play, Hill advanced to second base on a pass ball and Ryan Kirk reached on an error that allowed Hill to score.

 

Canada Games Pitching Stats:

LP: Eric Healey (Starter) 5IP, 6R, 11H, 1BB, 5K

Jordan Noftall (In Relief) 2IP, 1R, 1H, 1BB, 2K

 

Canada Games Top Batters:

Brent Hatfield 2-3, 1R, Solo Home Run, 1RBI

Nick Pittman 1-3, 1R, Double

Andrew Kelly 1-3, 1SB

Gerald Wall 1-3

 

Canada Games RUNS:

1R 1st: With 1-Out: Brent Hatfield hit a Solo Homerun to right-field.

 

1R 6th: Nick Pittman led-off the inning with a double to centerfield, Brent Hatfield reached on an infield hit, Pittman advanced to third base on the play and With 1-Out: Jordan Pomeroy reached on a fielder’s choice that allowed Pittman to score on the play.

 

Canada Games 7– The Bigs 6 (Play-In Game)

 

Pomeroy 3-3, 2R & 2RBI, As Canada Games Edged The Bigs 7-6

 

Canada Games Pitching Stats:

Nick Pittman (Starter) 2IP, 6R, 7H, 2BB, 3K

WP: Jordan Noftall (In Relief) 5IP, 0R, 2H, 2BB, 5K

 

Canada Games Top Batters:

Jordan Pomeroy 3-3, 2R, 1SB, 2RBI

Jordan Noftall 1-2, 1R, 1RBI

Brent Hatfield 1-2, 2R, Triple, 1BB

Mark Stack 1-3, 1SB, 2RBI

Nick Pittman 1-3, 1R, Double

Gerald Wall 1-3, 1R

 

Canada Games RUNS:

3R 1st: Nick Pittman led-off the inning with a double to left-field, Brent Hatfield walked, a wild pitch advanced Pittman to third base and Hatfield to second base, another wild pitch allowed Pittman to score and Hatfield to advance to third base, Jordan Pomeroy singled to centerfield to score Hatfield, Pomeroy stole second base, Pomeroy advanced to third base on an Andrew Kelly 1-3 groundout and Pomeroy later scored on a pass ball.

 

1R 3rd: With 1-Out: Brent Hatfield tripled to left-field and Jordan Pomeroy singled to right-field to score Hatfield.

 

3R 6th: Jordan Pomeroy led-off the inning with a single to right-field, Pomeroy advanced to second base on an Andrew Kelly 1-3 groundout, With 1-Out: Gerald Wall reached on an infield hit, Jordan Noftall singled to left-field to score Pomeroy, Wall advanced to second base on the play, a pass ball allowed Wall to advance to third base and Noftall to advance to second base and Mark Stack singled to left-field to score Wall and Noftall.

 

The Bigs Pitching Stats:

LP: Mark Power 6IP, 7R, 8H, 1BB, 9K

 

The Bigs Top Batters:

Stephen Jesso 2-3, 1R, 1BB, 2RBI

Rylee Costello 2-3, 1R, Double

Donny King 2-4, 1RBI

Mark Power 1-3, 2R, Triple, 1BB, 1RBI

Johnny Doyle 1-3, 1RBI

Bryan Clarke 1-4, 1R, 1RBI

 

The Bigs RUNS:

2R 1st: Andrew Evans led-off the inning with a walk, Mark Power tripled to right-field to score Evans and With 1-Out: Stephen Jesso reached on a fielder’s choice that allowed Power to score.

 

4R 2nd: With 1-Out: Rylee Costello doubled to right-field, Costello advanced to third base on an Andrew Evans Fly Out to centerfield and With 2-Out: Mark Power walked, Bryan Clarke singled right-field to score Costello, Power advanced to second base on the play, Stephen Jesso singled to right-field to score Power, Clarke advanced to second base on the play, Donny King singled to centerfield to score Clarke, Jesso advanced to second base on the play and Johnny Doyle singled to centerfield to score Jesso.

 

Standings After Day 2

3 Cheers Pub Dodgers 2-0

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs 2-0

NTV Hitmen 1-1

Canada Games 1-2

The Bigs 0-3 (Eliminated)

 

Day 3 Schedule: Sunday

Game #7 10:00am 4th Canada Games vs. 1st 3 Cheers Pub Dodgers

Game #8 12-noon 3rd NTV Hitmen vs. 2nd Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs

Game #9 2:00pm Championship Game

 

F R I D A Y 

The 37th annual St. John’s Day Senior Softball tournament began Friday night with two exciting games.

 

In the first contest Sean Clarey struck out 15 batters and tossed a two hitter as Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs edged The Bigs 2-1.

 

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs Pitching Stats:

WP: Sean Cleary 7IP, 1R, 2H, 2BB, 15K

 

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs Top Batters:

Andrew Wade 2-3, Double

Jon Kelly 1-3, 1R, Double, 1RBI

Liam Myers 1-3, 1RBI

Mark Lewis 1-3

Daniel Dalton 1-4, 1R, 1SB

 

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs RUNS:

2R 3rd: Daniel Dalton led-off the inning with an infield hit, Dalton stole second base and With 1-Out: Jon Kelly doubled to right-field to score Dalton, Kelly advanced to third base on a pass ball, Sean Cleary walked and Liam Myers singled to right-field to score Kelly.

 

The Bigs Pitching Stats:

LP: Mark Power 7IP, 2R, 6H, 3BB, 8K

 

The Bigs Top Batters:

Shane Kelly 1-2, 1SB, 1RBI

Geoff Evely 1-3

 

The Bigs RUNS:

1R 5th: With 1-Out: Felix Squires reached on an error, Jeff Conway came on to pinch-run for Squires, Conway advanced to second base on a pass ball and Shane Kelly singled to right-field to score Conway.

 

 

In the second contest blasted a solo home run and 3 Cheers Pub Dodgers downed NTV Hitmen 5-1.

 

3 Cheers Pub Dodgers Pitching Stats:

WP: Jason Hill 7IP, 1R, 4H, 3BB, 5K

 

3 Cheers Pub Dodgers Top Batters:

Jason Hill 1-2, 2R, 1BB

Ryan Kirk 1-3, 1R, 1RBI

Doug Marshall 1-3, 1R

Tyler McDonald 1-3

Kyle Ezekiel 1-4, 1R, Solo Home Run, 1RBI

 

3 Cheers Pub Dodgers RUNS:

3R 1st: Kyle Ezekiel led-off the inning with a Solo Homerun to centerfield, Doug Marshall singled to left-field, Jason Hill singled to right-field, Ryan Kirk singled to right-field to score Marshall and a throwing error allowed Hill to score.

 

2R 6th: Jason Hill led-off the inning with a walk, Ryan Kirk reached on a fielder’s choice; a throwing error allowed Hill to advance to third base, a wild pitch allowed Hill to score and Kirk to advance to second base on the play, Kirk advanced to third base on a wild pitch and With 1-Out: Phillip Corbett walked, Corbett advanced to second base on a wild pitch, Tyler McDonald reached on an infield hit to load the bases and Eddie Hefferan reached on an error that allowed Kirk to score on the play.

 

NTV Hitmen Pitching Stats:

LP: Lee Cose (Starter) 5IP, 3R, 4H, 1BB, 5K

Robbie Greene (In Relief) 1IP, 2R, 1H, 2BB, 2K

 

NTV Hitmen Top Batters:

Kenny Gosse 2-3, 1R, Solo Home Run, 1RBI

Brad Ezekiel 1-2, 1BB

Ryan Boland 1-3

 

NTV Hitmen RUNS:

1R 7th: With 2-Out: Kenny Gosse hit a Solo Homerun to left-field.

 

Standings After Day 1

3 Cheers Pub Dodgers 1-0

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs 1-0

NTV Hitmen 0-1

The Bigs 0-1

Canada Games 0-0

 

Day 2 Schedule: Saturday

Game #3: 10:00am Canada Games vs. Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs

Game #4: 12-noon The Bigs vs. NTV Hitmen

Game #5: 2:00pm 3 Cheers Pub Dodgers vs. Canada Games

Game #6: 4:00pm 5th Place vs. 4th Place (Play-In Game)