Archive for the ‘2006 ISC II ToC’ Category

Maddy’s ISC II Photos – Day 1

Thursday, August 24th, 2006

We are pleased to share a link to the more extensive galleries for “Day 1” of the ISC II Tournament of Champions, August 13, 2006.

Click “Maddy’s Photos” logo above, then the menu buttons for Galleries 1 and 2.

Maddy is continuing to work on photos from the tournament, and we will be posting additional galleries very soon.

Jubilation !

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006

The picture says it all for the Tavistock Merchants of Ontario, Canada, 2006 ISC II T of C Champions.

(click photo to enlarge)

2006 ISC II Championship Game Broadcast Archive – Game 93

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006

We are pleased to post the archived broadcast of of the Championship Game for the 2006 ISC II Tournament of Champions, between the Tavistock Ontario Merchants and the Palermo Ontario Athletics.

Click here for the ISC II archive page at, then click “Game 93, Championship Game” to listen. Remember the files are large so be patient as they load into your computer. You will notice that after the first time loading, the files load much quicker.

California Lumberkings vs. Waterdown ON Hammer Archive on Ballparkradio – Game 68

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006

The archive broadcast of the California Lumberkings vs. Waterdown ON Hammer, game 68 of the ISC II Tournament of Champions, August 16, 2006 has been posted at

Click here for the 2006 Archive page
, then the link for Game 68.

We will continue to add archive broadcasts from the tournament as webserver space and time permit. At present, the following archives are posted for your listening pleasure:

8/13/06 Game 3 – CPI, NY vs. Ashland, OH
8/13/06 Game 7 – Ottawa Thunder vs. Toronto Indians, ON
8/13/06 Game 11 – Elora, ON vs. Marshal Rice Creek Lightning, MI
8/13/06 Game 13 – Bridgeport PROforma ON Braves vs. California Lumberkings
8/13/06 Game 17 – Elmira Cubs, ON vs.Colorado Rage, CO
8/14/06 Game30 – Tavistock ON vs. TNT PA Tavistock
8/14/06 Game 33 – CPI NY vs. Glencoe ON Glencoe
8/14/06 Game 37 – Port Elgin ON vs. Alvinston ON Alvinston
8/16/06 Game 68 – Waterdown ON Hammer vs. California Lumberkings

Maddy’s 2006 ISC II T of C Photo Galleries

Saturday, August 19th, 2006

Click “Maddy’s Photos” logo for pics.

Archives of 2006 ISC II Broadcasts on

Saturday, August 19th, 2006

Click here for the Ballparkradio Archives of the 2006 ISC II Tournament of Champions.

Final 2006 ISC II Playoff Bracket

Saturday, August 19th, 2006

Click here for the final Playoff Bracket

Final 2006 ISC II Scoreboard

Saturday, August 19th, 2006

Click Here for the final 2006 ISC II Tournament of Champions Scoreboard.

Tavistock ON Merchants Win 2006 ISC II Tournament of Champions

Friday, August 18th, 2006

ISC II Daily Log part 6

By Blair Setford & Jim Flanagan

Tavistock, ON Merchants were heartbroken in 2004 in Fargo but they are champions in 2006 in Kitchener, defeating Palermo, ON Athletics 3-2 in 8 innings in a well-played championship game in front of about 3,000 fans on PHBY #1 Friday afternoon … winning pitcher Steve Cook came on in the 7th inning in relief of starter Ryan Cummings with the score knotted at two … Palermo had jumped out to a 1-0 lead only to see Tavistock leapfrog ahead with a two-RBI single by Jamie Rader … the Athletics tied the game in the fifth as Chris McColl drove in Peter Dobbin … in the top of the 8th, Palermo was unable to score the runner placed on second as the international tie-breaker was in effect … in the bottom of the 8th, Mark McKay drove in Brad Roth with the winning run, setting off the celebration on the field and in Tavistock … Paul and Tyler Newman presented the Gord Newman Memorial ISC II Championship Trophy, named for their father, to Tavistock manager Steve Kaufman … earlier, Tavistock ran over the Perkasie, PA Rise 8-2 in the first semi-final … back-to-back home runs by Brad Roth and Kevin Thompson led the way while McKay was 3-4 with 3 rbi’s … Cummings got the win, going five strong innings with Steve Cook shutting down the Rise over the final two innings … Palermo knocked off ISC II strikeout king Corey Costello and the Micksburg, ON Twins 6-1, scoring single runs in each of the first three innings capped off by a three-run fourth, including a line drive HR by Keith Rankin and a triple by Brian Prowse … Gord Scott picked up another complete game win for Palermo … Costello pushed his tournament strikeout record to 101 with three strikeouts in three innings of work.

Click here for box score to 2006 ISC II Championship Game.

Thank you to the ISC II host committee, all the volunteers, the grounds crew staff, our ISC II game controllers, umpires, statisticians and broadcasters for a job well done in producing the 2006 ISC II Tournament of Champions … Hats off to all the teams, players and fans for making the 2006 edition of the ToC the best yet.

ISC II All-Tournament Team

Friday, August 18th, 2006

ISC II All-Tournament Team

Ryan Cummings – Tavistock
Corey Costello – Micksburg
Gord Scott – Palermo


Trevor Falk – Elora
Tim Dubois – Kitchener

Jeff Roth – Tavistock
Mike Kelly – Bridgeport
Ryan Dudgeon – Port Elgin
Mike Black – Alvinston
Peter Dobbin – Palermo
Matt Daley – Rise Fastpitch, PA

Bob Wengert – South Lebanon
Jeff Hannah – Kingston
Jim Culling – Kitchener
Brian Prowse – Palermo

Designated Player

Jamie Boyd – Tavistock

Most RBIs – Jeff Roth – Tavistock

Top Hitter – Scott Walls – Harriston

Top Pitcher – Ryan Cummings – Tavistock

MVP – Cory Costello – Micksburg

ISC II Champions – Tavistock, ON Merchants
ISC II Finalist – Palermo, ON Athletics
tied 3rd – Perkasie, PA Rise; Micksburg, ON Twins

ISC II Daily Log part 5

Thursday, August 17th, 2006

By Blair Setford & Jim Flanagan

ISC II Day Five Highlights

The Sweet 16 was narrowed down to the Final Four in ISC II on Thursday night as Corey Costello entered the record book for most strikeouts in a tournament … Costello came into his quarter-final game tied with Jonas Mach of the Thomson, IL Area Merchants at 85, erasing the old record of 80 … after striking out the first batter of the game, the ball was removed from play and Costello eventually pushed the record to 98 and counting as he struck out 13 as the Micksburg, ON Twins defeated Ashland, OH Merchants 2-0 … Gord Scott of Palermo, ON Athletics scattered three hits and struck out nine in a 1-0 win over South Lebanon, PA TNT to reach the semi’s … Perkasie, PA Rise reached the semi’s with a 3-1 win over Kitchener, ON Phoenix Outlaws … Rise pitcher Ben Blonde allowed only two hits to get the win … Ryan Cummings picked up two wins on the day for Tavistock, ON Merchants, tossing a no-hitter (his second of the tournament) at Elora, ON Wellington Brewers in second round action before knocking out Port Elgin, ON Blue Devils on a one-hitter (also his second of the tournament) in the quarters … Earlier in the day, Port Elgin’s Scott Christie tossed a complete game gem to knock out the host Bridgeport, ON PROforma Braves … Jeremy Tracy had a monster home run and pick up the win for TNT over Harriston, ON Mercury’s … Tim Dubois has the game-winning RBI in the 9th as Kitchener knocked out the fan-favourite California Lumberkings … Brad Pender keys a Micksburg rally from down four against Alvinston to win 5-4 … Highlight of the day: Trailing 5-0 into the sixth, Palermo rally for 8(!) runs against the defending champions Elmira, ON Cubs … Gord Scott re-enters the game after reliever Chad Reed pinched a nerve in his shoulder and strikes out the final batter with the bases loaded to preserve the 8-5 win.


Second round

Perkasie, PA Rise 8 Reading, PA Bob Hoffman’s Garage 1 – 6 innings

Kitchener, ON Phoenix Outlaws 2 Bakersfield, CA California Lumberkings 1 – 9 innings

Tavistock, ON Merchants 3 Elora, ON Wellington Brewers 0

Palermo, ON Athletics 8 Elmira, ON Cubs 5

Port Elgin, ON Blue Devils 5 Bridgeport, ON PROforma Braves 2

South Lebanon, PA TNT 4 Harriston, ON Mercury’s 3 – 8 innings

Ashland, ON Merchants 5 Mitchell, ON Mets 2

Micksburg, ON Twins 5 Alvinston, ON Indians 4

Quarter finals

Rise 3 Kitchener 1

Tavistock 2 Port Elgin 0

Palermo 1 South Lebanon 0

Micksburg 2 Ashland 0

Today (Friday)

Peter Hallman Ball Yard

Diamond 2 9 am Rise vs Tavistock –

Diamond 2 11 am Micksburg vs Palermo –

Diamond 1 5 pm – ISC II Championship Game –

Palermo ON Athletics Becomes Second Member of Final Four

Thursday, August 17th, 2006

The Palermo Athletics won their second game of the day, a close 1-0 win over South Lebanon PA TNT to advance to the Final Four in the 2006 ISC II Tournament of Champions.

Palermo was at the brink of elimination in an earlier game, overcoming a 5-0 deficit. Gord Scott picked up wins in both games, while Chris McColl doubled and scored the lone run in the nightcap against PA TNT. Palermo will face the winner of the Ashland OH-Micksburg game at 11am Friday at Peter Hallman Ballyard.

The Ashland-Micksburg is set to get underway at 9pm, the 7th and final broadcast of the day for Ballparkradio, which will determine who will join Rise Fastpitch PA, Tavistock, ON, and Palermo, ON.