Eastern Ontario Fastball Blog

A blog dedicated to news about the Greater Ottawa Fastball League and other happenings in the world of fastball / fastpitch softball in eastern Ontario and western Quebec, with occasional stories featuring Mrs Fitzroy Fastball, Fitzroy Fastball Junior and the Caveman. If you have info to send on, send me an email at fastball[at]fitzroyharbour.com. Follow @fitzroyfastball on Twitter.

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Saturday, May 30, 2009

Williamsburg Tournament Friday Night

from GOFL.ca / Eric Rosenquist

Williamsburg beat Greely 4-2 in the 7PM game. Williamsburg scored 3 in the 5th to come back from a 2-1 deficit.

In the 9PM game, Local Heroes defeated Quyon 6-1. Francis Leclair had a no hitter, with 4 walks and one runner reaching on an error. Jason Loney hit a solo home run for Local Heroes.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Bantam Select Provincials in McNab Aug 15/16

The OASA Bantam Boys Select Provincials will be hosted by McNab/Braeside Minor Ball
this year on August 15-16.

$275.00 / team (as per OASA guidelines)
Bantam Players born 1993 or 1994
Guaranteed 3 games
Skills Competition
MVP Awards for final games
Register by July 10

McNab Centre Park
486 Calabogie Road (Hwy 17 @ Hwy 508 + 5kms)
40 minutes west of Ottawa, between Arnprior & Renfrew

3 Lighted Ball Diamonds
Canteen; BBQ

Thursday rain out - Updated

The GOFL game in Carp (Quyon vs. I4C) is rained out tonight.

UPDATE: Manotick at Orleans is rained out too.

Both games will be rescheduled for later dates.

Quyon Flyers fundraiser

Quyon Flyers Mixed 3-Pitch Tournament - The best one you will play in all year

July 17 - 19 at Quyon Fairgrounds

The Quyon Flyers will be hosting a mixed 3-Pitch tournament. Please contact Kenny Fleck @ kennyfleck@hotmail.com if you would like to enter a team. As always in Quyon there will be plenty of refreshments

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Wednesday Night GOFL play rained out

For the first time this season (which is somewhat shocking based on past seasons), there are rainouts.

The following games will be made up at a later date:

22 Wed. May 27 7:00PM Stittsville 56ers at Ottawa Blitz (in Manotick)
23 Wed. May 27 9:00PM Stittsville 56ers at Manotick Lomor Printers
24 Wed. May 27 8:30PM Greely DNTW Eagles at Ottawa Team Easton (in Stittsville)

Teams needed for Glen Cairn Tournament

from Eric Rosenquist

The Glen Cairn Men's Fastball League will hold its annual tournament on the weekend of June 12th-14th at the Carp Fairgrounds.

Our tournament normally just involves our league teams, but with the league at 9 teams this season we've decided to see if we can attract 1-3 outside teams to give us a more manageable 10 or 12 team field.

The cost per team has not been finalized but will most likely be $250-300 to offset our costs for extra diamond and umpire time. There would be a three-game guarantee with a maximum of five games.

Each team typically plays one game on Friday night and two on Saturday, with the playoff rounds taking place on Sunday for teams that qualify.

On Friday night there's a pub night with a raffle for a new CombatVirus Morphed ASA-2004 bat.

Note that this is a recreational level tournament; there's no prize money and our league would need to approve of any pitchers to ensurethat they're of appropriate calibre - we would like outside teams to be on par with our league teams to make the tournament as balanced as possible.

If your team is interested, please get in touch with executive (at)gcmfl (dot) com as soon as possible.

Quyon stays undefeated

info from Kenny Fleck

Quyon COMBAT Flyers pushed their winning streak to five games with a 9-0 win over the Ottawa Blitz in Quyon on Tuesday night.

Matt Greer had the pitching win and hit a homer for Quyon. Drew Hathway also contributed a home run.

Derick Bulley took the loss and had relief from Will Mood.

WC Electric wins 6-1 over Greely

West Carleton Electric won 6-1 over Greely DNTW Eagles in Greater Ottawa Fastball League play in Fitzroy Harbour Tuesday night. One big inning proved to be the difference in this game.

Bud Hanlon had the complete game win, while Gord Flannery took the loss with relief from Shannon Borho.

Greely left fielder Guy Millette led off the game with a single, one of his three hits on the night, but was stranded.

WC Electric started off the scoring with a solo homerun by Trevor Barton in the bottom of the first.

The home team threatened in the second when two Greely errors put two Electric runners on base with one out, but Gord Flannery got out the jam with two ground balls.

Millette's solo homerun for Greely in the top of the third put the game even at 1-1.

In the top of the fourth, Greely threatened when Shannon Borho stroked a hard single, moved to second on a wild pitch, and Anil Hayne hit an infield single to start the inning. After Hayne stole second to put men on second and third with none out. Three straight Ks by Bud Hanlon shut the door and kept things tied at 1.

The difference maker in the game was the bottom of the fourth, as Fitzroy send nine men to the plate and scored five runs to take the lead. With one out, Mitch Taylor doubled, then Steve Cavanagh singled. After Hanlon grounded out to make two out and put runners on second and third, Greely decided to change pitchers and bring Borho into throw for the veteran Flannery. Adam Brown hit Borho's first offering into shallow centre field to score two runs. Then Jon Daley singled to put runners on the corners. When Daley stole second, Brown took home to make the tally 4-1 'Trics. After Trevor Barton walked, Steve Johnson stroked a triple to right field to plate two more runs and put the home team up 6-1.

Greely put two men on in the sixth when Borho singled as did Derek Dummond. However, the Eagles were unable to score.

Fitzroy almost invoked the mercy rule in the bottom of the sixth after Hanlon and Brown hit back to back singles to start the inning, and Barton walked with one out. Borho got out of the jam with a strike out and pop fly.

After retiring Greely in order in the top of the seventh, the final score was WC Electric 6, Greely 1.

Fitzroy pitching
Bud Hanlon - WIN 7IP 1R 1ER 7H 10K 0BB

Greely pitching
Gord Flannery LOSS 3.2IP 1R 3ER 4H 2K 0BB
Shannon Borho 2.1IP 5R 3ER 5H 2K 2BB

Fitzroy hitting
Jon Daley 1-4, R, SB
Trevor Barton 1-2, RBI, R, HR, 2xBB
Steve Johnson 2-4, 2RBI, 3B
Mitch Taylor 1-2, 2B, R
Steve Cavanagh 1-3, R
Bud Hanlon 1-3
Adam Brown 2-3, 2RBI, R

Greely hitting
Guy Millette 3-4, HR, RBI, R
Shannon Borho 2-3
Anil Hayne 1-3
Derek Dummond 1-2, Sac

Monday, May 25, 2009

Molly Sherman Memorial (Elkland, PA)

from Bill Sherman

3rd Annual Molly Sherman memorial

The NY Bombers of Cortland NY repeated as champions at the 3rd annual Molly Sherman memorial held in Elkland Pa with a record of 4 and 1. They defeated the Ricola Cough Drops of Morris Plains, NJ for the 2nd year in a row and this was Ricolas 3rd trip to the championship game in 3 years. We had great weather and great teams that equaled out to great ball games. Here are the game by game results.

Saturday's pool play game results

GM 1
ESA 3 Beverage barn 0
WP- Brad Porter 17 Ks
LP-Denny Reed

GM 2
Busters 8 NY Bombers 7
WP-Bill Kaslavick
LP-Chuck Smith
Save- Jeff Tombs

GM 3
Knoxville/Ontario 4 ESA 0
WP- Craig Hollinsworth
LP- Bill Sherman
Scott Bebe 2-3 2 RBIs

GM 4
Ricola 13 Ormrod 2
WP- Paul Furlong
LP-Rick Skladowski

GM 5
Rise 12 Beverage Barn 0
WP- Darrin Strange
LP- Trevor Hall
Strange faced 9 batters and struck out 9 for a perfect 3 inning mercey rule game

GM 6
Ricola 10 Busters 3
WP- Barry Vanhooser
LP- Jeff Tombs
Fred Kent went 3 for 4 with # RBIs for Ricola

GM 7
Knoxville/Ontario 7 Beverage Barn 0
WP- Craig Hollinsworth
LP- Frank Phillips

GM 8
Bombers 7 Ormrod 3
WP- Sean Sampson
LP- Carl Crankord

Game 9
Rise 12 ESA 0
WP- Mike Smith
LP- Brad Porter
Matt Daley went 2 for 2 with 1 HR

Game 10
Bombers 6 Ricola 4
WP- Sean Sampson
LP- Paul Furlong
Jeff Carr went 3 for 4 with a walk off 3 run home run to win it in the bottom of the 8th

GM 11
Ormrod 2 Busters 1
WP-Jeff Hess
LP- Bill Kaslovick
Jeff Hess had 11 Ks and scored the game winning run in the bottom of the 9th

GM 12
Rise 8 Knoxville/Ontario 0
WP-Darrin Strang
LP- Craig Hollinsworth
Zack Fullman went 3 for 3 with 3 RBIs

Sundays single elimination games

GM 13
Ricola 5 ESA 3
WP- Paul Furlong
LP- Bill Sherman
Mike Rapicioli went 3 for 4 with 2 runs scored

Knoxville/Ontario 11 Ormrod 5
WP-Craig Hollinsworth
LP- Rick Skladowski
Kip Adams went 3 for 4 and drove in 2 runs in the top of the 8th

GM 15
Ricola 3 Rise 2
WP- Barry Vanhooser
LP- Mike Smith
Mike Rapicioli went 4 for 4 with 2 RBIs and Brett Delcastro had 4 assists and 3 put outs at short stop

GM 16
Bombers 12 Knoxville/Ontario 5
WP-Sean Sampson
LP-Craig Hollingsworth

Championship Game
Bombers 11 Ricola 2
WP- Sean Sampson
LP- Paul Furlong
Bruce Hackett went 2 for 4 with 2 RBIs


from Shawn Laframboise

Wednesday May 20
Douglas 12 McNab 12

Thursday May 21
Micksburg JR 4 Shawville 9
Drew Hathway was the winning pitcher, and also went 2-2 with 2 HR's and a walk.
Ryan Clarke was the losing pitcher.

Sunday May 24
Shawville 5 Douglas 2
Drew Hathway with the win in relief of Earl Kearns

from Kerr Childerhose

Sunday May 24
Micksburg Sr. Twins 2
Micksburg Jr. Twins 5

WP- Joran Graham
LP- Jamey Mick

The young lads upstaged the veterans in an entertaining game played in perfect late afternoon conditions. It was a 1-0 going into the last inning when the Jr. Twins managed to solve Jamey Mick by putting 4 runs across the plate. Matt Romain had a 2 run shot for the Jrs. while Joran Graham helped his cause by having 3 RBIs in the game. Chad Costello had a 2 run home run in response for the Sr. Twins.

UOVMFL Showcase article

Ottawa Valley men's league coming back in Micksburg on Sunday
Pembroke Daily Observer

The sport of fastball has been dying a slow death in the Ottawa Valley over the past decade, as less competitive sports such as slowpitch open participation up to greater numbers of athletes.

Nevertheless, there are still a number of ball players who relish the challenge of catching up with a hard fastball thrown from 45 feet, or tracking down a line drive in the gap when one run can mean the difference in the game.

For years, the Valley was a hub of fastball and this area has produced top calibre talent including Don Lauzon, who went on to play senior men's fastball in western Canada and Corey Costello, who pitches in a number of senior leagues and is one of the country's premier fastballers today.

The venue that has showcased the best of the best for years was the Upper Ottawa Valley Men's Fastball League, but it has struggled to survive the past few years as players moved on to other sports, retired or graduated to even more competitive leagues.

Tomorrow, the remaining dedicated fastball enthusiasts in the area will gather their forces at the Micksburg ball diamond to play two exhibition games in the hope of keeping men's fastball alive for at least one more summer.

Ron Laronde, a stalwart in the league for three decades, has organized the games to determine if there is the player interest and fan interest to keep the league going.

"It was only a couple of years ago Micksburg had teams competing in provincial championships, so the calibre of player is still around to make this work," Mr. Laronde said.

Sunday's doubleheader will see a team from Douglas take to the field against a Shawville club at 3 p. m., while at 5:30 p. m. the Micksburg Juniors and the Micksburg Twins - featuring the aforementioned Costello - will square off.

There has always been something special about enjoying a fastball game in small communities where surviving the mosquito onslaught was as much of a challenge as finding a level patch of ground to settle your lawn chair on to watch the action.

Tomorrow the four teams taking part hope the magic that made so many memories over the decades can be reignited so that fastball may live to see another day.

Williamsburg 6th Annual Casey at Bat tourney

info from Lyle Schell

The schedule has been released for the Williamsburg Tournament May 29-31. Here are the first round games:

Williamsburg Cigars vs Greely Eagles Fri 7pm
Kanata Local Heroes vs Quyon Flyers Fri 9 pm
Carp I4C Victory vs Kingston Sat 9am
Taylor's Blitz vs Manotick Printers Sat 11am
Donnacona Blue Sox vs winner(G2) Sat 1pm
Oshawa vs winner (G3) Sat 3pm

Sunday, May 24, 2009

GOFL Week 4 preview UPDATED

The fourth week of the GOFL season features seven games.

Tuesday will see the Quyon COMBAT Flyers host the Ottawa Blitz at 7:30, while West Carleton Electric hosts the Greely Eagles in Fitzroy Harbour at 8:30.

The Wednesday night twin bill has Stittsville in for two games, facing Blitz at 7, and Manotick at 9. Team Easton hosts their first home game of the season on Wednesday at the Grove against Greely at 8:30.

Thursday sees the Gators hosting Manotick in Orleans at 8:30 and Quyon visiting Carp at 8:30.

21 Tue. May 26 7:30PM Ottawa Blitz at Quyon Combat Flyers
20 Tue. May 26 8:30PM Greely DNTW Eagles at West Carleton Electric
22 Wed. May 27 7:00PM Stittsville 56ers at Ottawa Blitz (in Manotick)
23 Wed. May 27 9:00PM Stittsville 56ers at Manotick Lomor Printers
24 Wed. May 27 8:30PM Greely DNTW Eagles at Ottawa Team Easton (in Stittsville)
25 Thu. May 28 8:30PM Manotick Lomor Printers at Orleans Gators
26 Thu. May 28 8:30PM Quyon Combat Flyers at Carp I4C Victory

Saturday, May 23, 2009

3 weeks into GOFL season....

....and no rain outs. Not bad, let's hope this trend continues.

Current Standings

GP-W-L-T Pts
Carp I4C Victory 6-4-0-2 10
Quyon Combat Flyers 4-4-0-0 8
Manotick Lomor Printers 4-3-0-1 7
Stittsville 56ers 4-2-0-2 6
Ottawa Team Easton 3-2-1-0 4
Fitzroy Harbour West Carleton Electric 4-1-3-0 2
Orleans Gators 5-1-4-0 2
Ottawa Blitz 5-0-4-1 1
Greely DNTW Eagles 5-0-5-0 0

Quyon stays undefeated with 8-0 victory

The Quyon COMBAT Flyers stayed undefeated with a 8-0 victory in six innings in Fitzroy Harbour on Friday night.

Joran Graham had the shutout win with a 2 hitter, while Steve Cavanagh took the loss.

Quyon started off right away, scoring three in the first inning. Matt Greer reached on an error. A sac bunt by Moe Laframboise moved Greer to second. Joe McCleary then reached base on an pop up to short that was misplayed. Greer scored from third on a Joran Graham sac fly. Drew Hathway stroked a homer to centre to put the Flyers up 3-0.

The Flyers scored again in the third. Greer doubled to lead off the inning and scored on a Joe McCleary single.

The visitors pushed a fifth run across in the fifth, after another Greer double and a Graham RBI single.

WC Electric got two baserunners in the bottom of fifth after a Bud Hanlon single and a Joey Sawyer walk, but Graham got out of the inning without allowing a run.

Quyon scored three in the top of sixth. Nick Armitage led off with a single that deflected of the glove of the shortsop. A Luke Young double scored Armitage. After Jordan Kearns was hit by a pitch, Greer doubled to score two.

Quyon pitching
Joran Graham WIN 6iP 0R 2H 2BB 11K

Fitzroy pitching
Steve Cavanagh LOSS 6IP 8R 5ER 9H 0BB 1HPB 3K

Quyon hitting
Matt Greer 3-4, 3 x 2B, 3R, 2RBI
Joe McCleary 1-4, RBI, R
Joran Graham 1-3, 2RBI, Sac Fly
Drew Hathway 1-3, HR, 2RBI
Nick Armitage 1-3, R
Luke Young 1-2, R, RBI, 2B

Fitzroy hitting
Neil Murphy 1-3
Bud Hanlon 1-2

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Orleans wins 7-1 over Greely - UPDATE

with info from TC

Orleans got their first W of the year with a 7-1 win over Greely at Pierre Rocque Park on Thursday night.

Chad Hargrove had the win, while Shannon Borho took the loss with relief from Gord Flannery.

more deets from Jeff Langford

The Gators got their first win of the season in Orleans on Thursday night beating Greely 7-1.

Chad Hargrove pitched a no-hitter for the 5 inning win. Shannon Borho took the loss. Greely's Anil Hayne scored in the top of the 5th after he worked a walk and scored on a throwing error.

Orleans scored 1 run in the first when Corey Alkerton drew a bases loaded walk. Jordan Adams hit a 2 run home run in the second to make the score 3-0. Orleans opened the 4th inning with four straight singles and eventually scored 4 runs.

Chad Hargrove 5 IN / 0 Hits

Joel Langford 3/3 3 Runs
Jordan Adams 2/3 1HR 2 RBI 2 Runs
Matt Alkerton 1/2 1 RBI 1 Run
Jason Naylor 2/3 1 RBI
Max Serre 2/3 1 RBI

Carp wins 12-2 over Blitz - UPDATED

from Eric Rosenquist

Carp I4C Victory catcher Tim Power told his infielders to be ready for action during the mound conference before the first pitch of Thursday night's game against the Ottawa Blitz. Pitcher Neil Cooke's riseball was coming in flat during warmup and Power feared that the Blitz hitters would be all over it.

As it turned out, he was right - 4 of the first 6 Blitz batters hit the ball hard to stake the visitors to an early 2-0 lead. Luckily for Carp, Cooke worked through his problems and settled into a groove for the rest of the game, striking out 6 and scattering 5 hits over the next four innings in the mercy-shortened game.

Derek Bergeron got things going for the Blitz when he sent Cooke's first pitch down the left field line for a leadoff triple. Jamie Blakely then promptly singled to bring home Bergeron. Blitz cleanup hitter Tony Searle gave the Blitz runners on 2nd and 3rd with only one out when he singled to center and advanced to 2nd on a throw to 3b that wasn't in time to get Blakely. Blitz first baseman Will Mood then drew a walk to load the bases, enabling Andrew Bruce to drive in the second Blitz run on a fielder's choice ground ball to second. After a short mound conference, Cooke settled down and retired the next two Blitz batters to end the threat.

Cooke pitched well the rest of the way, facing only 17 Blitz batters over the next 4 innings, thanks in part to some solid defensive plays such as Shawn Simzer's catch in deep left center that took a sure double away from Blitz leadoff hitter Derek Bergeron in the top of the 4th.

Carp responded quickly to the Blitz scoring, getting three runs off Blitz starter Derick Bulley in their half of the first inning. Kurtis Summers continued to show a good eye at the plate, drawing a lead-off walk - his first of two on the night, giving him 5 walks in only 10 plate appearances. Carp rookie Aaron Amo, playing DP for the night, then hit a single to give Carp two base runners with none out. Cleanup hitter Tim Power scored Summers with an RBI single then promptly stole second, setting the table for first baseman Tony MacDonald to hit his first double of the year and plate both runners.

The Carp hitters managed to break the game open in the second inning, taking 4 walks and scoring 7 runs on a sacrifice fly by Kevin McGuire, a three-run home run by Al Read, and a couple of miscues by the Blitz defence. With the score 10-2 after 1⅔ innings, Will Mood came in to pitch and got the Blitz out of the inning.

Mood pitched a scoreless 3rd inning, facing only four Carp hitters, then gave up two additional runs in the 4th when Tony MacDonald and Al Read scored on a sac fly by Eric Colvin and a single by Shawn Simzer.

Tales from the WC five-pitch league

I brought Blog readers an update last year, so I thought I would note that the West Carleton Minor Softball league is back at it for another year and participation continues to be good across the area. We even have a Bantam Boys team crossing over with the Stittsville / Osgoode league which is great.

Nine teams are registered again at the Atom 5-pitch level (6 to 8 year olds), with about 90 kids from Fitzroy Harbour, Kinburn, Carp and Dunrobin participating.

Good old Fitzroy Team #1 with Fitzroy Fastball Jr is pretty much intact from last year - amazing to see the improvement and watch them making plays, getting outs, knowing where to throw the ball and so on.

In our game Monday night against Kinburn, our opponents had runners on first and second. Line drive to second base, the 8 year old playing the 2-bag (not Junior) makes the catch, then steps on second, and makes the throw to first (which was offline). A double play (and nearly triple play) in a league where one or two outs PER INNING is the norm was pretty spectacular. The bad news is unfortunately that this particular kid is also good at soccer and spends most of his time playing that game. BOOOO....here's hoping I can convert him to fastball fulltime.

The Monday game also featured the debut of the T-Ball Caveman at the five pitch level. My youngest is only four, but we were short due to the long weekend so he was pressed into service in "the show". Now the Caveman is named thusly for his short fuse and tendency to smash things when he is mad (takes after Mrs. Fitzroy Fastball if you must know).

Things were going reasonably well until the bottom of the third and final inning. This level has a 'last batter' rule where the play is at the plate for the final out of the inning and all players on base keep running until that time. Well, the Caveman had reached first base with a nice little hit (though it took six pitches, they had pity on the little fella) when the last batter came to the plate - which was the aforementioned athlete that made the double play earlier in the game.

Let's just say that Caveman does take after his dad in one respect - lack of speed on the basepaths. And the soccer star can sprint. Disaster struck when the soccer kid began catching up the Caveman. When the helmet, which was a bit large, went down over Caveman's eyes, he got a bit disoriented and stopped dead just past second base. Soccer boy was going full tilt by this time, tried to pull up but couldn't and ended up wiping out the Caveman. This is why a responsible coach wouldn't have a 4 year old and an 8 year old playing on the same team.

Anyway, the Caveman WAS NOT pleased with the situation and continued yelling and screaming throughout "hip hip hooray", the handshake, and was still mad when the freezies came out. Let's just say lesson learned, and I'm glad he doesn't know any swear words yet!

Gil Read ISC II Qualifier

The Gil Read Tournament, to be held this year at Carlington Park in Ottawa on June 19-21 now has nine confirmed teams, including seven from the GOFL. This tournament is the ISC II Qualifier for eastern Ontario / western Quebec and the winner will represent the region at the 2009 Tournament of Champions in Quad Cities this August.

A tenth team would round out the field nicely - if interested, contact Blair Setford at blairjs[at]rogers.com. Format is double knockout and the fee is $350. Funds raised by this tournament will be going to the very worthy Gil Read Memorial charitable foundation.

Teams registered so far:

Fitzroy Harbour,ON West Carleton Electric
Carp,ON I4C Victory
Stittsville,ON 56ers
Ottawa,ON Team Easton Thunder
Greely,ON DNTW Eagles
Ottawa,ON Blitz
Quyon,QC COMBAT Flyers
Napanee,ON Express Midgets
Team Quebec

Newboro Tournament announcement

from Scott Rice

The 2009 Newboro Tournament will be held on August 14 - 16 this year. I've had a few inquiries earlier this year and we can only accomodate an 8 team tournament so if you want in please let me know as soon as possible. $350 entry fee, $800 first prize, $500 second place, $150 each to the other two playoff finalists.

Scott Rice

Stittsville 9 Greely 1

from TC

Stittsville 9 Greely 1 - (Wednesday in Stittsville)

In the first inning, Tyler Cox led off with a single. He advanced to second on a single by Shannon Borho. T. Cox scored on on a base hit by Anil Hayne. 1-0 going into the bottom half of the first. NB: The Eagles only lead on the year.

But alas, there was no joy in Mudville... I mean Stittsville. The 56ers scored 7 in the bottom half of the first. Eagles hurler Ryan Cox was given the "Pat Roy leave him in" treatment. In the end, Eagles lose 9-1.

Credit wp Dan Bradley with a good game.

Carp defeats Blitz 4-3

from Eric Rosenquist

The Carp I4C Victory were in Manotick on Wednesday night to take on the Ottawa Blitz in the first game of a home & home series. The Blitz travel to Carp on Thursday for an 8:30PM game against the Victory.

The game remained scoreless until the bottom of the 4th when the home side put up two runs thanks to good execution coupled with some well placed hits off Carp ace Dan Konkle. Stephane Vinette got things going for the Blitz with a leadoff walk and was then moved to 2nd base when Jamie Blakely's bunt fell perfectly in place between 3 Carp defenders for an infield hit. Tony Searle then cashed in Vinette with an RBI single that landed just beyond Carp SS Kevin McGuire's reach in shallow LF. Two batters later, Marcel Mondoux - in to pinch run for Blakely - scored on a Will Mood ground ball and a close play at home plate. Konkle then retired the next two Blitz batters to end the inning.

Carp got their offence going in the top of the 5th when Shawn Simzer took a 1-out walk and then moved to 2B on a wild pitch. With two out, Dan Konkle hit a deep homerun ball that ended up foul by a few feet, but then followed that up with an RBI single to RF to score Simzer and cut the deficit to one run. Tony MacDonald and pinch hitter Todd Storms then reached on an error and a walk, loading the bases for Carp. Blakely got out of the jam however and was able to get Aaron Amo to ground out to keep the Blitz in the lead.

In their half of the 5th, the Blitz increased their lead to 3-1 when Darron Barr drew a leadoff walk and was moved to second by another Blitz seeing-eye bunt that gave Ottawa runners at 1st and 2nd with nobody out. With one out and the runners on 2nd and 3rd, Jamie Blakely brought Barr home on a ground ball fielder's choice. With Barr heading home on contact, the throw to the plate from the Carp second baseman to the plate was low and everyone was safe. Carp atoned for the miscue on the next play however by getting Bergeron out at the plate after an attempted 1st & 3rd double-steal that SS Kevin McGuire played perfectly. Konkle was then able to strike out Derick Bulley to end the inning.

Carp answered back in the top of the 6th, getting two runs off Ottawa relief pitcher Derick Bulley thanks to three singles and a Blitz error. With Tim Power on second after a single and stolen base, Shawn Simzer hit a ball up the middle that eluded the Blitz SS and scored Power. Simzer was moved to second by a Brooks Paziuk single and tied the game when Dan Konkle hit a single, giving Konkle two RBIs on the night.

Carp went ahead in the top of the 7th thanks to a two-out solo home run off the bat of Kevin McGuire. Konkle closed the door in the bottom of the seventh to preserve the win, allowing a two-out walk to Stephane Vinette but following that with a strikeout to end the game.

Manotick defeats Easton 1-0

with info from Cory Morrison

Manotick stayed undefeated after a home win by a score of 1-0 over Team Easton on Wednesday night in GOFL play.

Trevor Lahey and Paul Ceppi combined for a 3 hit shutout, with Ceppi getting the win in relief. Brad Porter took the loss.

Manotick threatened with one out in the second but Porter got out of it with two strikeouts.

Manotick scored the winning run when Don Cox singled and was driven in by Jason Smith with one out in the bottom of the seventh.

Trevor Lahey 4IP 0R 2H 0BB 8K
Paul Ceppi WIN 3IP 0R 1H 1BB 4K

Brad Porter 6.1IP 1R 1ER 5H 1BB 9K

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Looking for a live arm this weekend

from Scott Searle

The Orleans Rebels (Women) are hoping for a male pitcher to throw batting practice at their camp this weekend. We are an open class team and have a hard time finding top level female pitchers in the Ottawa are and would love to hit off a male pitcher for practice.

We are running a camp from 10:30-5:00 on Saturday and 9:00-4:00 on Sunday in Orleans and could accomodate any schedule for a pitcher who is looking for some extra work.

We are more then happy to pay in beer!


Scott Searle

Team Easton 7 WC Electric 1

Team Easton defeated WC Electric 7-1 on Tuesday night in Fitzroy Harbour in five innings.

Brad Porter had the win for Easton while Bud Hanlon took the loss with relief from Steve Cavanagh.

After Easton was retired three straight in the first, Jon Daley led off with a double for the home team but was stranded at third.

Easton scored three in the second innning. Dave Tubman singled and moved to second on a passed ball. He was brought in on a Chad Milne single. Milne then scored on a Andy Davey home run.

Team Easton put four across in the top of the third. Cory Morrison led off with a double, then Dave Tubman walked. Chad Milne then hit a homer to left field to put the visitors up 6-0. Steve Cavanagh then came in on relief of Bud Hanlon. After geting two outs, Pat O'Connor hit a single, and Lukas Kamps was hit by a pitch. Kyle Gourgon then drove in the seventh run for Easton.

Milne almost had another homer in the fourth, driving one of the "grey monster" in right field - he ended the night 3 for 3 and just a double short of the cycle.

WC Electric threatened to prolong the game in the bottom of the fifth. Jeff Cavanagh led off with a double and moved to third on a ground out. Adam Brown reached base on an error, scoring J Cav. After consecutive walks to Jon Daley and Beef Johnson, the bases were loaded, but Porter pitched out of the jam retiring the next two batters to preserve the 7-1 victory.

Easton pitching
Brad Porter WIN 5IP 1R 0ER 4H 2BB 7K

Fitzroy pitching
Bud Hanlon LOSS 2IP 6R 6ER 6H 2BB 3K
Steve Cavanagh 3IP 1R 1ER 3H 0BB 3K 1HPB

Easton hitting
Kyle Gourgon 2-3, RBI
Cory Morrison 1-3, 2B, R
Dave Tubman 1-2, 2R, BB
Chad Milne 3-3, 3B, HR, 4RBI, 2R
Andy Davey 1-3, HR, 2RBI
Pat O'Connor 1-2, BB, R

Fitzroy hitting
Jon Daley 1-2, 2B, BB
Beef Johnson 1-2, BB
Jeff Cavanagh 2-2, 2B, R

Monday, May 18, 2009

Two Orleans Gators make "Team Ontario"

Congratulations of Kristian Knapp and Cory Alkerton for making the Team Ontario midget squad. More information at www.GOFL.ca.

Sunday, May 17, 2009

GOFL week 3 preview

The third week of the GOFL season has seven games on the schedule.

No games on Monday this week due to Victoria Day, so the first game will be Tuesday night in Fitzroy Harbour at 8:30pm as Team Easton gets back in action and visits WC Electric. On Wednesday, the doubleheader in Manotick sees Team Easton visiting the Printers in the early game at 7pm with I4C Victory playing the Blitz in the second half of the double dip. In the other game on Wednesday, Greely looks for their first win of the season at the Grove in Stittsville facing the undefeated 56ers. Two games on the sched on Thursday sees the Eagles facing the Gators in Orleans and the Blitz visiting Carp for a second game in two nights against I4C Victory. The week winds up with the Quyon Flyers taking the boat to Fitzroy to face WC Electric, continuing the Friday Night Fastball tradition in the Harbour.

14 Tue. May 19 8:30 PM Team Easton at Fitzroy Harbour
15 Wed. May 20 7:00 PM Team Easton at Manotick
16 Wed. May 20 9:00 PM Carp at Ottawa Blitz (in Manotick)
17 Wed. May 20 8:30 PM Greely at Stittsville
18 Thu. May 21 8:30 PM Greely at Orleans
19 Thu. May 21 8:30 PM Ottawa Blitz at Carp
65 Fri. May 22 8:30 PM Quyon at Fitzroy Harbour

UOVMFL next week

The Upper Valley league has two league games and the Upper Valley showcase on tap next week.

On Wednesday May 20, the Douglas Green Sox visit McNab at 8pm. Thursday May 21 the Micksburg Junior Twins travel to Shawville to face the Snappers at 7pm.

Then Sunday May 24 will see the Showcase day, with the following games at the Micksburg diamonds:

1pm McNab vs Mickburg Juniors
3pm Shawville vs Douglas
5pm Shawville vs Micksburg Seniors

Victoria Day weekend

As I was out freezing my ar$e cutting the grass today, I was thinking back to the Victoria Day Weekend Tournament they used to have down in Kingston.

Memories include:

- Adam Lake of the Kingston Cowboys slaving away, seemingly alone, trying to get the diamonds in shape to go.

- Joran Graham taking a line drive off the melon and having to go the hospital.

- Playing in rain/sleet that seemed to be falling horizontally with a wind chill of about minus 3C.

- A cumulative record for WC Electric in 4 years of 2-14 (of which one victory was a default win).

- Standing in the beer garden chugging a pint and somebody asking "why are we here?".... and resolving never to go back. No fault of the tournament organizers, just the unpredictablility of the weather.

Not surprisingly, they don't have that tournament anymore.

Stitsville 7 Carp 7 - details

from Eric Rosenquist

For the second time in a one week span, Carp and Stittsville played to a tie game. This game saw Darren Featherstone on the mound for the 56ers and Trevor Wood pitching for the Victory team. Both pitched the entire game, giving up two home runs each.

Stittsville got off to a quick start with 4 runs in the top of the first inning thanks to back-to-back jacks by Ryan Bond and Dan Bradley. Carp answered back and tied the game in the bottom half when Kevin McGuire hit a 3-run home run and then Tony MacDonald singled to bring in Tim Power.

Both teams had skeletal crews - 9 players each with many regular players away, forcing some players to play out of position.

With Carp's other starting pitchers unavailable for the game, Trevor Wood was forced into action despite having ruptured a large blister on his pitching hand earlier in the week. Several bandages were required in order to cover the raw skin and prevent the wound from bleeding. Despite the injury, Wood was able to mix his speeds and locations well enough to work out of several jams and prevent the Stittsville hitters from taking control of the game.

Darren Featherstone made his first start of the year for the 56ers, throwing to Tyler Nystedt since team captain and catcher Sam Oliver was away on vacation.

The game stayed tied at 4 until the 5th inning when Stittsville pushed across a run on a sacrifice fly. Stittsville then went up 7-4 in the top of the 6th, but Carp cut the deficit by a run to make it 7-5 when Shawn Simzer hit a solo homerun in the bottom of the 6th.

After holding Stittsville off the score sheet in the top of the 7th, Carp came to bat in the bottom of the 7th needing two runs. Featherstone quickly retired the first two batters, but then walked Carp call-up Dan Rollin and gave up an infield single to Kevin McGuire. Carp LF Tim Power then hit a sky-high fly ball into the swirling winds in shallow RF. Three Stittsville players converged on the ball, which eventually came down and bounced off the heel of the Stittsville second baseman's glove. With two out, the runners were moving on contact, and the height of the fly ball allowed plenty of time for both to score on the play, tying the game at 7. Featherstone then induced a groundout off the bat of Carp CF Shawn Simzer to end the game and preserve the tie.

Friday, May 15, 2009

Midget Select program in Greenbush looking for games

From Terry McCann

The Midget Select House League team in Greenbush this year is looking for tournaments and / or teams from the Ottawa area to play some exhibition games against.

Greenbush is also planning on hosting a tournament on Sat. July 25th, based on the OASA rules for the Midget Select House League teams. They we will also be attending the provincial Championship in this division to be held in Scarborough on Sat. Aug 15.

To participate, contact Terry at 613-924-9671 or email: hockeyto@xplornet.com

Thursday, May 14, 2009

UOVMFL Week 1 update

from Mo Laframboise

The May 13 game between McNab and Micksburg Jr Twins was cancelled due to double booking of the ball field.

The Micksburg Sr Twins jumped out to a good start to the '09 campaign beating up on the Douglas Green Sox by a score of 8-0.

Corey Costello had the win for Micksburg while Jonathan Shields took the loss for Douglas. Other notable points to the game were two homeruns for the Twins; one off of the bat of Kerr Childerhose, and the other from Chad Costello.

Quyon defeats Orleans 5-0, Stittsville ties Carp 7-7

Quyon defeated Orleans Thursday night in GOFL play with a 5-0 victory.

Drew Hathway had the win, while Jeff Barber took the loss with relief from Chad Hargrove.

In Carp, the 56ers and I4C Victory tied for the second time this season, with a final score of 7-7 in this meeting.

Trevor Wood threw for the home team while Darren Featherstone had the ball for Stittsville.

After two weeks, Quyon, Carp, Manotick, Stittsville and Team Easton all remain undefeated.

more to follow

Stittsville defeats Greely 7-1

Stittsville won at home over Greely by a score of 7-1 on Wednesday night.

Dan Bradley has the win for the 56ers.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Wednesday night in Manotick

from Tony Riches

Game 1: Blitz 1 Manotick 1

The first game of Manotick`s doubleheader Wednesday night featured a fine pitching duel between Derick Bulley and Trevor Lahey. Manotick scored the first run of the game in the third inning, with Trevor Power doubling home Joe Allan, who had singled. The Blitz tied the game in the fourth, capitalizing on an infield error and a dropped tag to cash Andrew Bruce. After that, neither team was able to advance anyone past second base and both pitchers looked very sharp in completing the game.


Jamie Blakely 2/4
Derek Bergeron 2/2, sac

Derick Bulley 7IP 4H 1BB 9K


Joe Allan 2/4, R
Trevor Power 1/3, 2B RBI

Trevor Lahey 7IP 5H 3BB 10K

Game 2: Manotick 3 Orleans 2

The pitchers were the stars of the second game as well, with Cory Alkerton and Paul Ceppi each throwing solid complete games and combining for 29 strikeouts. Manotick scored all three runs on the same play in the second inning, with Jason Smith driving a double into the left field corner to bring home Calvin Medynski, who tripled to lead off the inning, Lindsay Medynski and Rob Soublier. Following that, Alkerton effectively shut down the Manotick offence by utilizing an excellent change of speeds. Orleans managed only two hits off Ceppi, who made a dominating debut for the Printers, but both those hits were solo home runs courtesy of the Alkerton brothers.


Matt Alkerton 1/3 HR
Cory Alkerton 1/3 HR

Cory Alkerton 6IP 4H 4BB 12K


Calvin Medynski 2/2, BB, 3B, R
Jason Smith 1/3, 2B, 3 RBI

Paul Ceppi 7IP 2H 0BB 17K

Rogues off to a good start

An anonymous reader (leave your name please!) passes on this tidbit from the Blackburn Men's Fastball League:

The Rogues of the BMFL deserve a tip of the cap. They are 3-0 to start the season. This is a team that migrated from the RA to the BMFL and probably has never had a winning record. No matter how they finish, a 3-0 is a big achievement for this hard-working squad.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

WC Electric wins home opener 6-2 over Ottawa Blitz

West Carleton Electric won their home opener Tuesday night with a 6-2 victory over the Ottawa Blitz.

Bud Hanlon had the win for the 'Trics, with Troy Wilson seeing one inning in relief. Jamie Blakely took the loss with relief from Derick Bulley.

The Blitzos started off by scoring two in the first. Russ Mitchell reached on an error and was moved to second on a sac bunt by Ron Hyrcak. Derick Bulley then launched one to centrefield that went over the fence to put the Blitzos up 2-0.

The home side rebounded and put three across in the bottom of the inning. Beef Johnson and Neil Murphy hit back to back singles with one out, followed by a Steve Cavanagh walk to load the bases. A single by Jeff Cavanagh drove in one run, then a two out double by Mitch Taylor drove in another two runs.

The 'Trics added to the lead in the fourth. Taylor singled, was moved to second on a Jimmy Hook bunt. Adam Brown reached on an error putting Taylor on third. A Jon Daley sac fly put the home team up 4-2.

In the bottom of the sixth, Fitzroy put oup aonther two runs. Taylor walked to lead off. After two strikeouts, Daley reached on an error. Johnson then doubled to the gap to push the lead to 6-2.

The Blitzos threatened in the top of the seventh with two out, loading the bases on a Andrew Bruce walk, a Tony Searle single, and a Russ Mitchell HBP. However, Troy Wilson in on relief of Bud Hanlon was able to get a ground ball to end the game.

WC Electric rookie and Fitzroy Harbour native second baseman Mitch Taylor was a standout in his home debut, impressing his mom, dad, sister and grandma who were all on hand for the game with his performance at the plate (2 for 2 with a walk, 2RBI) and his defence (including turning a double play in the sixth).

Fitzroy pitching
Bud Hanlon WIN 6IP 2R 1ER 4H 5K 0BB
Troy Wilson 1IP 0R 1H 0K 1BB 1HBP

Blitz pitching
Jamie Blakely LOSS 4IP 4R 3ER 7H 3K 2BB
Derick Bulley 2IP 2R 2ER 1H 3K 1BB

Fitzroy hitting
Jon Daley 1-3, RBI, R
Beef Johnson 3-4, 2RBI, R, 2B
Neil Murphy 1-4, R
Steve Cavanagh 0-1, 2BB, R
Jeff Cavanagh 1-3, RBI
Mitch Taylor 2-2, 2RBI, 2R, 2B, BB

Blitz hitting
Derick Bulley 2-3, HR, 2RBI
Will Mood 1-3
Darron Barr 1-3
Tony Searle 1-3

Carp I4C Victory defeats Greely Eagles 3-0 UPDATE

Word is that I4C won in Greely Monday night 3-0, with Dan Konkle taking the win and Shannon Borho the loss with relief from Gordie Flannery.

More sources tell me that Konks had 18Ks, no-hitter with 2 walks.

Details via GOFL.ca - Trevor Wood's report

The Victory travelled to Greely on a cool Monday night to take on the Eagles. Dan Konkle started for Carp, and Shannon Borho replied for Greely.

Carp started the first inning with two consecutive walks to Eric Colvin and Tim Power. Dan Konkle singled in the inning and Aaron Amo brought Colvin to the plate on a fielders choice to put the Victory up 1-0.

A walk to Shannon Borho in the Eagles half of the first was surrounded by 3 strikeouts as Konkle struck out the side.

Borho continued to pitch well, taking down 9 of the next 10 Carp batters in order until the 5th inning when a leadoff double by newcomer Todd Storm followed by an RBI double from Al Read put the Victory up 2-0. Tim Power scored Al Read with a Sac fly and the inning ended with Carp up 3-0.

Dan Konkle threw a no-hitter for Carp, striking out 18 Greely batters and walking 2. Shannon Borho surrendered just 3 hits and gave up 5 walks over 6 innings. Gord Flannery came in the game in the 7th and retired the three Carp batters in order.

Monday, May 11, 2009

"The Glen" Season Preview for 2009

from Eric Rosenquist

The Glen Cairn Men's Fastball League enters its 38th season with more players and teams than last season, and with several new sponsors on board. After dropping to eight teams in the 2008 season, the league is up to nine teams thanks to many new players who've decided to give the sport or the league a try.

All games are played at the A.Y. Jackson Secondary School diamond on Abbeyhill Rd in Kanata; Monday and Tuesday are the primary game nights with a few games slated for Wednesday nights. The league also runs a tournament in mid June. This year the tournament is scheduled for the weekend of June 12th-14th and will be held at the Carp Fairground diamonds. The twin diamonds at Bridlewood's Deevy Pines Park (aka Core Park) had been home to the league tournament for the past several seasons, but due to a double-booking error by the city, the league was forced to look elsewhere. Carp was chosen since it had two good quality diamonds that were available for the June 12th-14th weekend.

With a nine-team league, there's been some talk of inviting outside recreational teams to participate in the league tournament to get the total up to a more scheduling-friendly 10 or 12 teams, but so far no firm decision has been made.

The regular season kicked off on May 4th and runs through late August. Playoffs start as soon as the regular season games have been completed and usually wrap up in mid-to-late September.

Game schedules and league event information can be found on the league's web site: www.gcmfl.com.

GOFL Week 2

Week 2 of the GOFL season is now upon us and Fitzroy Harbour and Carp will see their home openers.

On Monday, I4C will travel to Greely for an 8:30 start. Tuesday night WC Electric will host the Blitzos at 8:30. Wednesday night in Stittsville sees the 56ers hosting the Eagles while the doubleheader in Manotick has the Printers playing an "away" game versus the Blitz followed by a home game against the Gators. Thursday night has two match ups with Quyon visiting Orleans and Stittsville facing Carp. Team Easton has the week off - their game originally scheduled against WC Electric has been postponed to later in the season.

7 Mon May 11 8:30 Carp at Greely
8 Tue May 12 8:30 Ottawa Blitz at Fitzroy Harbour
9 Wed May 13 7:00 Manotick at Ottawa Blitz (in Manotick)
78 Wed May 14 9:00 Orleans at Manotick
11 Wed May 14 8:30 Greely at Stittsville
12 Thu May 15 8:30 Quyon at Orleans
13 Thu May 15 8:30 Stittsville at Carp

Sunday, May 10, 2009

ISC Tourney back in Kitchener in 2011

from Ken Hackmeister, ISC Big Wig

The International Softball Congress (ISC) is pleased to announce that Kitchener, ON will host the 2011 ISC World Tournament and ISC II Tournament of Champions.

Normally, bidding for the 2011 tournaments would occur during the ISC Board of Director meeting in August in Quad Cities. However, we have talked to each prospective host city for 2011 and all have withdrawn except Kitchener. It was therefore decided we would award the 2011 tournaments early, to allow Kitchener maximum time to plan and prepare.

Kitchener has successfully hosted 3-prior ISC World and ISC II tournaments in 2002, 2006 & 2007 and we have every confidence their 2011 tournaments will be equally successful.

It is expected that Duncan Matheson will again serve as tournament director for the World Tournament and Rick Boyd as tournament director for the ISC II Tournament of Champions.

The contract with Kitchener will be signed later this summer after the Midland contract for 2010 is signed.

Quyon in Millgrove - more info

Kenny Fleck sends some info from the Millgrove Tournament:

Game 1 vs. Waterloo Juniors - Quyon lost 5-4, with Joran Graham pitching.

Game 2 vs. Kitchener Outlaws - Quyon lost 6-5, with Matt Greer pitching. Joran Graham had a homer in this one. Apparently the time limit came into play in this one.

Kenny reports that Game 3 vs. Linwood Juniors was a 7-7 tie. Joran pitched this one and hit a home run.

This put them in the C-semis where they defeated Orangeville 3-2.

The C Final was not played as the Niagara Snappers did not want to play, so both teams split the prize money.

Friday, May 08, 2009

Manotick wins home opener 10-9 over Gators (Weds night)

from Tony Riches

Orleans travelled to Manotick in what was the season opener for both teams Wednesday night. Starting pitchers Chad Hargrove and Trevor Lahey both experienced some early season wildness and it not only made for a slow pace to the game but the hitters were patient and took full advantage.

Manotick scored three in the bottom of the first, with Don Cox driving a two-run homer to cap the inning after a Rich Antunes RBI groundout. Orleans replied with three of their own in the top of the second, Jeff Barber driving in the first two with a triple following a pair of walks. Joel Langford then singled to bring home Barber. Manotick regained the lead in the third with a three-run dinger off the bat of Trevor Power, but the Gators replied in the fourth with a three-run shot of their own, this courtesy of Matt Alkerton. Oddly enough, Manotick`s defence made it`s first out to end the fourth inning. Up until that point Lahey had recorded all eleven outs by himself, on his way to a fourteen strikeout performance.

The Printers took the lead for good in the fourth, scoring two without the benefit of a hit, making the most of four walks and an RBI groundout by Steve Edgerton. They added two more in the sixth to open the lead up to 10-6, with the first run on an RBI single by the aforementioned Edgy and another RBI groundout from Coxy. To their credit though, Orleans staged a comback in the seventh on relief pitcher Tony Riches. Capitalizing on two Manotick errors and a walk the Gators pushed across three runs with only one hit, a two RBI single by Matt Medaglia, before stranding the tying run at third.

Matt Alkerton 2/3, BB, 3 run homer
Matt Medaglia 1/3, 2R, 2 RBI
Jeff Barber 1/3, triple, R, 2 RBI
Joel Langford 1/3, 2BB, R

Chad Hargrove 6IP 7H 6BB 6K

Don Cox 2/4, 2R, 3RBI, 2 run homer
Steve Edgerton 2/4, R, RBI
Trevor Power 1/4, 3 run homer
Joe Allan 1/1, HBP, 2BB, 3R

Trevor Lahey 6IP 6H, 7BB, 14K
Tony Riches 1IP, 1H, 1BB, 1K

Carp defeats Orleans 4-1 - now with story

from Eric Rosenquist

Carp travelled to Orleans to play the Gators on a cool damp night under a full moon. Either the moon or the damp infield must have affected the hitters, because Carp pitcher Dan Konkle and Orleans ace Chad Hargrove racked up K after K during the 7 inning game.

Carp got off to a quick start, with leadoff hitter Eric Colvin walking, stealing second, and then moving to 3B on a wild pitch. Carp rookie Aaron Amo then followed up with a walk of his own, and with Carp SS Kevin McGuire at the plate, Amo took 2B uncontested. With two runners in scoring position, McGuire hit a fly ball to centre field that easily scored Colvin and allowed Amo to move to 3B. Amo then scored on a wild pitch as Hargrove struggled with control in the early going.

Orleans answered back in the bottom of the first when leadoff hitter Joel Langford hit a solo home run to make the score 2-1. That was all that Orleans would get off Carp pitcher Dan Konkle however, as he settled into a groove with catcher Al Read and retired 18 of the next 25 Orleans batters via strikeout. When the Orleans hitters put the ball in play, the Carp fielders were there to make the play, allowing only two hits after the leadoff homerun. In the 1st inning, Brooks Paziuk knocked down a hard grounder and was just able to get Orleans speedster Kristian Knapp at 1B. In the fifth inning, Carp LF Shawn Simzer chased down a fly ball that looked destined for extra bases and made a great catch in the left centre alley.

Carp added single runs in the 4th and 7th innings, with Aaron Amo having a great night at the plate going 2 for 3 with a walk and a pair of doubles, and Eric Colvin having a great eye at the plate and drawing a pair of walks.

For Orleans, Jeff Barber and Eric Lafleur each had singles off Konkle but were stranded on the bases.

Thursday, May 07, 2009

Fitzroy Harbour Men's Fastball League

Some older readers will remember the "Good Old Days" of fastball when many area small villages and towns had a local recreational fastball league. The vast majority of those leagues are dead and gone.

However, the Fitzroy Harbour Men's Fastball League continues on in its 30-ish year of existence. The league had been teetering on the edge of folding the last few years. In its hey-day there were 10 teams in the league. While the league is now 4 teams, I'm pleased to report it is quite healthy with 14 or 15 players on each team, several new pitchers signing up, and each team having 4 or 5 recent graduates in their late teens or early twenties from the West Carleton Minor Softball program on their roster.

Now don't get me wrong - the play won't be confused with Senior level ball. (Exhibit A - the late game last night was 21-11 in five innings.) The league is lots of fun and strictly recreational - everybody bats, free defensive substitution, pitchers can't go more than 4 innings, etc. But it is still nice to see a community league where grown men are playing FASTBALL not three-pitch or slo-pitch or lob-ball - FASTBALL.

After a 6 year hiatus, I've signed up again for the Wednesday night league and will be playing whenever possible - if you run into Mrs. Fitzroy Fastball, don't mention that to her OK? She doesn't need to know I'm playing in two leagues.

ISC II Qualifier in Ottawa

from Blair Setford - blairjs[at]rogers.com

With the season right around the corner, I want to take this opportunity to remind everyone that the deadline for entering the Ottawa ISC II Qualifier is fast approaching.

Spots are limited and are filling up quickly.

Details are as follows:
June 19 – 21
Eastern Ontario ISC II Qualifier – Ottawa, ON
Berths: 1 ISC II ToC berth to winner (additional berths may be available)
Format: Double-knockout
Entry Fee & Deadline: $350 CDN – May 15, 2009
Local Contact: Allan Read – aread[at]lwlaw.com
ISC Contact & Rep: Blair Setford – blairjs[at]rogers.com – 905-826-2697
UIC: Steve Bedard – sjbgolf[at]hotmail.com

Please make entries payable to: ISC Canada East

Mail to:
Blair Setford
ISC Canada East
2927 Nipiwin Drive
Mississauga, ON L5N 1Y1

The ToC this year, as most of you know, is in Quad Cities. Specifically, it's in Rock Island, Illinois, which is about a 3-hour drive from O'Hare Airport in Chicago.
We are aiming for 40 teams and will guarantee everyone 4 games. The ToC will run from Aug 18 to Aug 22.

If you need any further info, please don't hesitate to contact me.

Easton defeats the Blitz 5-4

by Cory Morrison and Andrew Bruce

With numerous new faces in their lineup Easton kicked off the 09 GOFL campaign with a hard fought 5-4 victory over the Ottawa Blitz.

Easton opened the scoring in their half of the 1st as Kyle Gourgon led off with a single then Chad Milne walked. A wild pitch allowed both runners to get into scoring position. Cory Morrison then hit a chopper back over the mound that was misplayed by the Blitz shortstop allowing Gourgon to score and Morrison to be safe at first. Blitz Starter Derek Bulley was able to escape further damage by getting the next 3 batters in order two of which were by strike out.

The Blitz answered back in their half of the 1st. Russ Mitchel led off with a walk, followed by an 0-2 double from Derek "the bearded lady" Bergeron. Derick Bulley cashed Mitchel by hitting into a fielders choice, followed by a standup triple from Will Mood to score Bergeron and give the Blitz a 2-1 lead.

Easton regained the lead in the 2nd as Scott Marion led off with a single followed by a Pat O'connor triple to the right field gap. After retiring newly accquired Martin Ballard, Kyle Gourgon hit a sac fly to left field which plated O'Connor from 3rd.

The home side Blitz knotted the score at 3 in the bottom of the 2nd after Stephane Vinette reached base on a fielder's choice, was advanced on sac bunt and later scored on a sac fly by Russ Mitchel.

The seasaw affair continued in the 3rd as Cory Morrison led off the inning with a triple to straight away center then scored on a wild pitch to Dave Tubman to put the visitors up 4-3.

The Blitz made a pitching change in the 4th as Jamie Blakely replaced Derek Bulley. Easton added to their lead in the 5th as Chad Milne walked then stole second base. Dave Tubman then singled to score Milne and put the score at 5-3.

The Blitz cut the lead to one in the 6th. They loaded the bases with a single by Bulley, walk to Mood and Tony Searle reaching on error. Vinette then drew a bases loaded walk to score Bulley.

Brad Porter was able to keep the tying run off the board in the 6th and sat down the Blitz in order in the 7th. Final score: Easton 5 - Blitz 4.


Brad Porter 7IP, 4 runs (3 earned) 3 hits 5BB 7K's

Derek Bulley 3IP 4 runs (3 earned) 4 hits 1BB 3K's
Jamie Blakely 4IP 1 run 1 hit 3BB 8K's


Pat O'connor 1/2 3B Rbi run scored
Kyle Gourgon 1/3 1B Sac Rbi run scored
Scott Marion 1/3 1B Rbi run scored
Dave Tubman 1/3 1B Rbi
Cory Morrison 1/4 3B run scored

Will Mood 1/1 3B RBI BB
Derek Bergeron 1/4 2B 1R
Derick Bulley 1/3 RBI 1R

Stittsville and Carp tie 1-1

The defending champion Stittsville 56ers began their season by hosting Carp I4C Victory on a spring evening tailor-made for fastball.

Dan Bradley and Neil Cooke were given the ball as the starting pitchers, and neither showed any signs of rust from the winter layoff, striking out 11 and 7 batters respectively while going the distance for their clubs.

Stittsville struck early to go ahead 1-0 in the first inning. After Cooke retired leadoff hitter Scott Herriot on a ground out to short, 3B John Craig singled to centerfield. Cooke then struck out Dan Jessiman, but with two out, RF Darren Featherstone stroked a double to left-centre that scored Craig. Cooke then sent C Sam Oliver down on strikes to end the threat.

Dan Bradley kept the Carp hitters at bay until the top of the 5th inning. With two out, Tony MacDonald pinch hit for Shawn Simzer and worked the count to 3-0, then drove a 3-1 offering from Bradley up the middle for Carp's second hit of the night. Simzer re-entered to run for MacDonald and was able to advance to third on a couple of wild pitches. Kurtis Summers then drew his second walk of the game, giving Carp runners on the corners with two out.

With leadoff hitter Eric Colvin at the plate, Summers took off for second and drew a throw from Stittsville catcher Sam Oliver. Summers was then able to stay alive in a run-down long enough for Simzer to break for home plate, drawing a throw from Stittsville 2B Darren McCartney. The throw from McCartney to the plate was a bit low, allowing Simzer to score and prompting Summers to try to advance to third. Unfortunately for Summers, this time he got caught in the run-down and was tagged out at third, ending the inning for Carp and capping the scoring for the night.

Stittsville threatened to break the tie in the bottom of the 7th when Tyler Nystedt, who entered the game for Scott Jessiman in the 5th, started the inning with a flare to RF for a single. Adam Maheu then surprised Carp by swinging away on the first pitch and lining a single up the middle, putting Nystedt at second with no outs. Dan Bradley came to the plate and was given the green light to swing away; fortunately for Carp he grounded into a double play when Kevin McGuire scooped up Bradley's ground ball, stepped on second, and threw to Todd Storm at 1B. Cooke was then able to get Darren McCartney to ground out to end the game and preserve the tie.

Wednesday night results - 3 close games

I4C Victory and Stittsville 56ers tied at 1-1 in GOFL action Wednesday night in Stittsville. Dan Bradley had 11 strikeouts for Stittsville while Neil Cooke had 7 K's for Carp. (see story)

In Manotick, the early game saw the Printers defeat Orleans 10-9. Trevor Lahey started for the home team with Tony Riches seeing an inning in relief. Chad Hargrove went the distance for Orleans.

Team Easton defeated the Blitzos 5-4 in the night cap. Brad Porter threw for Easton while Jamie Blakely and Derick Bulley combined for the Blitz.

more to follow

Quyon defeats Greely 10-1 - now with story

from Mo Laframboise
Flyers down Eagles 10 - 1 on Opening Night

Andy Shields park was the scene of GOFL opening night this year with the Quyon COMBAT Flyers coming out with a solid start to their '09 campaign. Quyon handed the ball to Matt Greer, who pitched all five innings, gave up no earned runs, and took the win. Greely countered with Shannon Borho (L), and Ryan Cox and Gord Flannery each saw some time in relief.

The Flyers got the ball rolling in the top half of the first. Shawn Laframboise started things off with a one-out full-swing bunt, reaching first base on the infield single. After a single from Joe "XXL" McCleary, Borho plugged Steve McCord in the arm to load the bases. After retiring Nick Armitage on strikes, Borho gave Greer the free pass with two outs, walking in the first run of the game.

Things stayed quiet until the third, where Quyon tacked on a couple more runs in their half of the inning. Joe McCleary led things off with a walk and was sacrificed to second on a bunt from McCord. Borho retired the next batter to bring Greer to the plate with two outs. McCleary advanced to third on a wild pitch, and Greer walked for the second time of the night. With runners on the corners, Greer was given the green light. The ensuing wild pitch scored McCleary and put Greer on second. Kenny 'Big Papi' Fleck then stroked an RBI single to right field to give Quyon a 3 - 0 lead.

Ryan Cox came in to relieve Borho at the start of the fourth inning. Dennis McCleary led off with a triple and Laframboise reached on an error charged to the third baseman. Both would score on a double to centrefield off the bat of XXL. Big Joe would later score on a hit from Armitage.

Greely would get on the scoresheet in the bottom half of the first. Borho led off, reaching first on an error to the shortstop, and advanced to second on a single from Anil Hayne. Borho then scored from second on a RBI single from Tyler Cox. Quyon added another four runs in the fifth, with help from a Greer home run, to take the game by a score of 10 - 1.

Quyon Hitting
Joe McCleary - 2/2, 2B, 2 BB, 2 RBI
Dennis McCleary - 2/4, 3B
Kenny Fleck - 1/4, RBI

Greely Hitting
Tyler Cox - 1/2, RBI
Anil Hayne - 1/2

Quyon fastball team looks to break through in GOFL play

Article courtesy of Wilbur McLean, Pontiac Equity.

An online subscription to The Equity is available for $20 a year, which includes access to a searchable archive for all your Pontiac fastball news. The Equity regularly covers the Quyon Flyers and Shawville Snappers fastball teams. The Equity's website is www.theequity.ca.

WILBUR MCLEAN - Equity Editor
PONTIAC • It was heartbreak for the Quyon Flyers as the fastball team’s 2008 season ended in a deciding game five, extra-inning thriller to eventual league champion, the Stittsville 56ers last year.

But it’s with renewed enthusiasm the team looks ahead to the 2009 season, which began this week. The Flyers remain one of the youngest teams in the league with their oldest player checking in at just 27 years old and the majority of the team in their early-to mid 20s.

The team adds no new players for 2009, but does suffer from a significant blow to its lineup with the loss of Canadian junior national team member, Joran Graham. Graham will be playing for a team in Napanee instead of the Flyers, for whom he has played the last two seasons.

Summer employment led the 19-year-old Cobden resident away from Quyon for the league season, though he will still be on the team’s roster for tournaments.

Graham was a stalwart in the heart of the Flyers batting lineup and also one of their best infielders and a strong starter.

The Flyers’ pitching staff is one of the best in the league, boasting Fort Coulonge resident Drew Hathway and Shawville’s Matt Greer. The two provide a one-two punch enjoyed by few other fastball teams.

Defensively, the Flyers should be solid once again. Infield stalwarts Nick Armitage, Luke Young and Greer are all above average defensively and Armitage provides one of the best arms in the league.

Catcher Joe McCleary will use his veteran leadership and inside-out knowledge of the rest of the league’s hitters to benefit the Flyer pitching staff.

Steve McCord will again likely captain the outfield from centre field with Jordan Kearns, Dennis McCleary, and Shawn Laframboise also playing regularly. Laframboise is the team’s top utility player capable of playing just about any position on the field.

Offense wound up being the biggest hurdle for the Flyers last year, as the team suffered from inconsistency at the plate in the latter part of the season. Their ability to generate runs in close games will likely determine Quyon’s ability to compete at the top of the league.

The defending champion Stittsville 56ers, longtime champion Ottawa Team Easton and resurgent Carp Victory will likely be the most significant threats to Quyon seeking their first league title.

Stittsville finished second in the league regular season standings for three consecutive years and made the playoff championship in three of the previous four years before breaking through in 2008 and winning the championship.

Carp, meanwhile, finished fifth last year just one season after leading the league’s regular season standings. However, the Victory made the most significant free agent signing of the offseason by acquiring pitcher Dan Konkle from Ottawa Team Easton. Konkle had been Team Easton’s primary starter during the team’s five consecutive league championship run from 2003 to 2007.

Team Easton will face a significant test without Konkle in their lineup, though the veteran squad added pitcher Brad Porter from Fitzroy Harbour and can again be expected to finish near the top of the standings.

The Flyers opened their season Monday night on the road at Greely, crushing the sophomore team, 10-1. Greer pitched the complete game while also slamming a home run for the visitors. The Flyers were scheduled to play cross-river rivals Fitzroy Harbour in their home opener Tuesday evening.

The GOFL has a 20-game schedule for each of its nine teams, followed by a playoff schedule that involves each of the league’s squads.

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Quyon wins home opener 7-0 over WC Electric

Quyon COMBAT Flyers won 7-0 in a mercy rule shortened game on Tuesday night over the visiting Fitzroy Harbour WC Electric.

Drew Hathway had the win with a one hitter for the Flyers with Steve Cavanagh taking the loss with relief from Bud Hanlon.

The Flyers scored in the bottom of the first inning. Matt Greer led off with a walk and moved to second on a Dennis McCleary sac bunt. Joe McCleary then hit a single to score Greer. Big Joe subsequently scored on Steve Toad McCord's double to put the Flyers up 2-0.

Quyon sent nine men to the plate in the third to go up 5-0. Dennis McCleary led off with a walk, then Joe McCleary hit into a fielder's choice. Steve McCord singled, then Drew Hathway drove in Big Joe with a single. This was followed by a Nick Armitate RBI single. Shawn Laframboise reached on an error scoring another run. Jordan Kearns reached on a fielder's choice and Luke Young walked to load the bases, but Steve Cavanagh got out of the inning with a strike out.

With Bud Hanlon into pitch for the last two innings, Quyon put the game away in the fifth. Hathway led off with a double and was brought in on a Armitage triple to put the Flyers up 6-0 (which should have ended the game with the mercy rule). After two strikeouts, a Young single scored Armitage to cap the scoring at 7-0.

Quyon batters
Joe McCleary 2-3, 2R, RBI
Steve McCord 2-3, 2B, RBI, R
Drew Hathway 2-3, 2B, RBI, 2R
Nick Armitage 2-3, 3B, 2RBI, R
Luke Young 2-3, 2B, RBI

Fitzroy batters
Trevor Barton 1-2

Quyon pitching
Drew Hathway 5IP, 0R, 1H, 8K, 1BB

Fitzroy pitching
Steve Cavanagh 3IP, 5R, 4ER, 6H, 3K, 3BB
Bud Hanlon 1.2IP, 2R, 2ER, 4H, 2K, 0BB

Stittsville 56ers Team Preview

from Sam Oliver

The 56ers will look to defend their 2008 GOFL Championship title with a roster that remains unchanged from the end of last year.

On the mound, the 56ers will once again rely on Dan Bradley and Darren Featherstone to shut down the opposition.

Sam Oliver should see the majority of the catching duties with help from the Jessiman brothers.

Smooth fielding Scott Jessiman will be found at first base most of the time, with Scott Parsons, Tyler Nystedt and Bradley getting time there as well.

GOFL sophomore Darren “Old Man Hoover” McCartney will be a mainstay at second base as he looks to follow up a solid rookie campaign. Also look for Ben Gigliotti, Nystedt, Featherstone and Scott Jessiman to possible see action at the two bag.

The SS position will be manned by Ottawa’s finest Scott Herriot. Dan Jessiman, McCartney, John Craig and Gigliotti may also see time at the short stop position.

Sure handed John Craig will be counted on to anchor the infield at 3rd base. Parsons, Oliver and Ryan Bond could also see time on the hot corner.

Dan Jessiman will lead the crew of outfielders. He will be flanked mainly by Mike Barrett, Bond, Maheu, Nystedt, Gigliotti, Featherstone and Parsons but there is no one who couldn’t be considered for an outfield tour of duty. Darren Ladouceur will start the season on the DL. While he has made a remarkable recovery from his off season ordeal, it could be some time before the doctors let him lace up the spikes.

56er manager, Robert Craig will continue to be the moral compass and hydrating influence by which the Stittsville ship navigates.

Monday, May 04, 2009

ISC II rankings announced

The ISC II pre-season rankings have been released.

Team Easton comes in at #8 and is the top ranked team in the area.

Other GOFL teams getting votes were Carp I4C Victory at #23 and the Quyon Flyers at #36.

The Donnacona Blue Sox, winner of the qualifer last season in Fitzroy came in ranked #23.

The top ten:

1. Ashland, OH Stock Pack
2. Bridgeport, ON Braves
3. Dundas, ON CPI/ADS Classics
4. Palermo, ON Athletics
5. Kitchener, ON Outlaws
6. Sun Valley, CA Rude Pac
7. Reading, PA Hoffman Rise
8. Ottawa, ON Team Easton Thunder
9. Cobourg, ON Force
10. Elmira, ON Expos

NY Bombers win at Elkland

Billy Sherman reports that the NY Bombers won the first tournament of the year in Elkland.

GOFL league rules

Some clarification on GOFL league rules:

1) If teams have 8 players at the start time, they are to begin with 8 players. If fewer than 8 players, 15 minutes grace. Default for a team with fewer than 8 players after the grace period. If a ninth player shows, he can be added at the bottom of the line up.

2) Mercy rule is 6 runs after 5 or 6 innings - it is not optional and applies in the playoffs.

Sunday, May 03, 2009

Upper Valley fastballer gets D1 scholarship in NCAA

A long way from the Eganville midget boys house league to D1 full fastball scholarship. Congrats to Chelsey Schoenfeldt.

Scholarship for softball player
Anthony Dixon, Pembroke Daily Observer

On the threshold of high school graduation, a gifted area softball player has achieved her goal.

Chelsey Schoenfeldt, a Grade 12 student at Opeongo High School, has received a full scholarship to attend school in the United States and will be a Winthrop Eagle.

Actually, Schoenfeldt was offered six full-ride scholarships to different U. S. schools, however, last week she received her national letter of intent from Winthrop University, the school she had chosen to attend.

Schoenfeldt said she is excited, but knew the school's softball coach had been watching her and hoping to recruit her for a couple of years already.

"I had other offers but this is Division 1, they offered me a full ride and there's lots of other Canadians that go there plus Winthrop has my program so it was a perfect fit," she said.

At Winthrop, when not on the field, Schoenfeldt will be studying exercise science with the intent on becoming an athletic therapist. With her record of achieving her goals, that shouldn't be a problem.

On March Break earlier this year, Schoenfeldt was down in the southern United States playing in a showcase tournament in Georgia and also South Carolina. She had an opportunity, while in the neighbourhood, to visit the Winthrop campus, and meet the coach. She toured the athletic facilities, residences and academic buildings.

Schoenfeldt is a pitcher and knows she is going to have to work hard to earn her spot.

"I'll be a freshman so I won't be pitching as much as practicing but the coach told me when I get there, they are going to work on my hitting so I can get more playing time," Schoenfeldt said.

Chelsey's mother Joan Schoenfeldt said her daughter has a fairly unique set of skills which is what made her so popular with schools in the United States.

"What made her so popular with the U. S. schools is that she is a pitcher who can hit," Ms. Schoenfeldt said. "Normally, if you are a pitcher that is all you do but if you are a pitcher who can hit, you are in high demand. Last season she hit seven over the fence."

Her father Rodney Schoenfeldt said Chelsey started playing T-ball at age three at the Lake Dore Ball Park. After playing there for several season, she moved on to play in Pembroke for a few years.

At the age of 12, she was pitching for the Pembroke Ponies in the ladies league in Pembroke.

She played in Micksburg and then moved on to play in Eganville. Her career in Eganville wrapped up with her playing in midget boys house league.

Mr. Schoenfeldt said her pitching had become very powerful at that time and even the midget boys had trouble getting a hit off her.

Since that time, she has played for competitive teams in Orleans, Kingston and still plays for Mississauga.

Schoenfeldt was also in try-outs for nine months for Team Ontario which will play this year in the 2009 Canada Games. While she was the first pick for the team, but after talking with her parents and her head softball coach, she turned the offer down.

Her father said she knew that this was an amazing opportunity but felt that she had made a commitment to play with her team in Mississauga.

"If she accepted the position, she would have been away from her team somewhat and felt that her team and future education was more important. If she wasn't with her team playing at several U. S. showcases, she may not have had the chance to be seen and the opportunity for a U. S. scholarship may not have arose. (These are) Choices you have to make," Mr. Schoenfeldt said.

Currently, Schoenfeldt pitches for the Mississauga North Tigers.

Every Saturday, her father drives her to Mississauga for the team's practice while she reads books for school. She does the driving on the way back.

Juggling her senior year at Opeongo High School while playing ball in Mississauga and working at the McEwen gas station in Golden Lake is a challenge but one she is managing.

"My boss has my softball scheduled pinned up at the gas station," she said.

Her classes at Winthrop begin at the end of August.

"I can come back for Christmas. I'll miss home for sure," she said.

Now that she has achieved her long-time goal of a softball scholarship, she is once again looking ahead.

"What's my new goal? To graduate from Winthrop with my degree," she said.

GOFL week 1

Hard to believe, but Week 1 of the GOFL season is upon us, with six games on the schedule to kick things off.

The league opener is Monday in Greely, with the Quyon COMBAT Flyers making the trip. On Tuesday, the Flyers host WC Electric. The Wednesday doubleheader in Manotick has Orleans at the Printer and Team Easton visiting the Blitz. The Wednesday game in Stittsville sees I4C Victory at the Grove to play the 56ers. The final game of the week sees Victory travel to Orleans to play the Gators.

1 Mon May 4 8:30 Quyon at Greely
2 Tue May 5 7:30 Fitzroy Harbour at Quyon
3 Wed May 6 7:00 Orleans at Manotick
4 Wed May 6 9:00 Team Easton at Ottawa Blitz (in Manotick)
5 Wed May 6 8:30 Carp at Stittsville
6 Thu May 7 8:30 Carp at Orleans

Loughborough Fastball League ready for 2009

Jeff Hannah passes on this good news update on the Loughborough Fastball League. A nice trend to see leagues in the area healthy and expanding.

The Loughborough League has expanded to 9 teams this year. The league is welcoming the Sydenham Midgets to our league and is very happy to have them involved, as it brings some more youth to the league and will help them to prepare for their Midget tournament schedule.

The teams in the league are:

North Fredricksburg Kings (defending champions)
Kingston Cowboys
Napanee North Key Juniors
Napanee Midgets
Sydenham Midgets

There will be two League showcase nights held this year where there will be 4 games scheduled in one evening. One in the East and one in the West.

The first is scheduled for Thursday June 18th at Keeley Road near Sydenham.
7:00pm games are Sunbury vs Battersea and Cowboys vs Sydenham Midgets.
9:00pm ganes are North Fred vs Sydenham and Napanee Midgets vs Enterprise

The second is scheduled for Thursday July 23rd in Napanee.
7:00pm games are Napanee Midgets vs Sydenham Midgets and Cowboys vs North Fred.
9:00pm ganes are Enterprise vs Napanee Juniors and Battersea vs Sydenham

The Napanee Juniors will also be hosting a tournament on the weekend of July 25-26.

The playoff format has changed this year, and instead of playing series to determine the playoff champion, the league will be holding a Double elimination tournament the weekend of September 11-13, at the Keeley Road diamonds near Sydenham.

Friday, May 01, 2009

Pre-season games in Quyon

Some exhibition games Saturday afternoon in Quyon as things get started up with three matches:

1:00 Ottawa Blitz vs Quyon Flyers
3:00 Ottawa Blitz vs WC Electric
5:00 WC Electric vs Quyon Flyers

Refreshments to follow!