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Wednesday, August 02, 2017

West Carleton wins two over Micksburg

West Carleton Electric won both games in a Greater Ottawa Fastball League doubleheader in Fitzroy Harbour on Tuesday night against the Micksburg Twins.

West Carleton Electric 13 Micksburg 6

The first game of the night saw WC prevail 13-6 over the Twins. Steve Cavanagh had the win for the 'Trics while Matt McIntyre took the loss for the visitors.

The Electric got a run in the first as Kevin Shonfield doubled, stole third and scored on Andy Barber's ground out.

WC scored three in the third on Barber's based loaded double.

Three more runs for the home team made it 7-0 as Steve Cavanagh and Matt McKay both drove in runs.

Micksburg responded with a large fourth inning. Joran Graham hit a two run homer, Riley Hennessy had a 2 RBI single, as did Scott Conroy.

However, WC Electric were able to respond with a six run inning of their own in the bottom of the fourth. Jeff Cavanagh had an RBI single, Shonfield had a two RBI single and Andy Barber hit a three run homer.

With the mercy rule in effect, S Cav shut down the Twins in order in the bottom of the fifth to finalize the win.

West Carleton Electric 5 Micksburg Twins 3

In the night cap, the Electric won another, this time 5-3. Joran Graham had the start for the Twins but was replaced after three by Matt McIntyre who took the loss. Matt McKay went the distance for Fitzroy and earned the win in his first GOFL start.

After two scoreless, the Twins scored first on a solo home run by Andrew McIntyre.

West Carleton took over the lead in the fourth as McKay hit a three run shot.

The fifth inning saw 14 year old Joseph Mick double for the Twins to earn his first career hit in the GOFL.

The home squad added to their lead in the sixth. Derek Barber reached on an error and Jeff Cavanagh singled to put two on. A single by McKay drove in a run and another single by Jeff Barber drove in another to make it 5-1.

The Twins got two more back in the top of the seventh when Andrew McIntyre homered again - a two run shot - to make it 5-3, but McKay go out of the inning and preserved the win.



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