Archive for September, 2009

Videos from Ontario Challenge Cup

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Below are links to videos from the Ontario Challenge Cup held Sept 18-20 in Stratford.

Video comes from Blair Setford shot using a Blackberry Curve and are posted on Blair’s You Tube channel. A total of eight videos have been posted.

McDoo A’s win the Kingston Fastball League

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Cap tip Ivan Taylor’s Facebook:

Behind strong pitching from Barry and Jeff Van Hooser, the McAdoo A’s claimed their fifth consecutive Kingston Men’s Fastball League title with a 2-0 win over the Red Dogs Monday night at Garrigan Park.

The A’s won the best-of-five series 3-2 with the victory in the fifth and deciding game.

Chad Miller drove in Scott McDonald to open the scoring and Dave Baird homered in the fourth for an insurance run.

2010 Wyevale Tournament

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Wyevale, ON

2010 Tournament Particulars
Dates: June 25-27
Entry Fee: $400
Prize Money: $2,500 Total ($1,500 for 1st)
# of Teams: 12
Pitching: ISC II Only
Location: Elmvale & Wyevale
UIC: Doug Cundall

The 2010 edition of the Wyevale Tournament will mark the 11th consecutive year that the Tribe has organized this annual event held in Elmvale & Wyevale. The tournament itself is a local tradition that is nearly 50 years old, and the Tribe is honoured to be carrying on a tradition that is so deeply rooted within our community.

The 2009 tournament was a resounding success both on and off the field, and the 2010 version will undoubtedly build upon the momentum created by last years competition.

In 2009 the Port Elgin Blue Devils defeated the Kitchener Outlaws in the championship game, and in doing so claimed the $1,500 1st prize. Noteably the Blue Devils went on to claim the ISC II TOC crown in Rock Island, IL. When asked after the TOC championship game by a Springwater News journalist ‘if there was a single reason why they were able to complete their magical chamionship run in 2009’, manager Jim McKinnon replied ‘There are many things that go into winning a championship, pitching, hitting, defence, but the single biggest factor for us this year was participating in Wyevale’s tournament”. (Note: Interview may not have actually taken place.)

Last Year’s Participants Included:

Port Elgin – 2009 TOC Champs, 2009 Wyevale Champs
Kitchener – 2009 St Clements Champs, 2009 Oswego Champs
Cobourg – 2009 OASA Masters Champs
Napanee – 2009 Jr Canadian Bronze Medalists
Minesing – 2009 Huntsville Champs
Palermo – 2009 TOC 17th Place (tied)
Waterloo – 2009 Jr Canadian 4th Place
Wyevale – 2009 TOC 5th Place (tied), 2009 North Ont Champs
Georgian Bay – 2009 Wyevale 3rd Place
Orangeville – 2009 IFL 2nd Place
Linwood – 2009 Jr Elims 5th Place
Toanche – 2009 SRFL 6th Place

Michael Kelly

Ontario Challenge Cup Sunday Scores

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

Sunday Schedule
9:00 am
Game 28
Shakespeare Falcons 11 Glencoe Astros 7
WP Kevin Pomfret
LP Shaun Winship

11:00 am
Game 29
Wellington Sox 3 Shakespeare Falcons 2 – 8 innings
WP: Todd Uhrig
LP: Kevin Pomfret

Championship game
1:00 pm
Elmira Expos 5 Wellington Sox 4 – 11 innings
Elmira scores an unearned run in B11 for the win
WP: Casey Halstead in relief of Dan Martin
LP: Todd Uhrig

Congratulations to Elmira Expos, defending their Ontario Challenge Cup title and earning a berth to the 2010 ISC II Tournament of Champions in Midland, Michigan.

Thanks to Murray Patterson and Stratford Memorials Softball for hosting, UiC Paul Baier and his blue crew, Joe Todd, Rick Boyd, Doug Bach, Jim Marr and Jeff Whetstone along with Dennis Dosman and all of the scorekeepers and all the teams, players and fans.

Challenge Cup East – Sunday scores

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

Ontario East Challenge Cup Sunday results.

Game 11 … North Fred 3 – Carp 1
Wp- Bryan Brooks … Lp- Dan Konkle in relief of Neil Cooke

Game 12 … Quyon 7 – North Fred 3
Wp- Joran Graham … Lp- Lyle Brown in relief of Bryan Brooks

—- Ontario East Challenge Cup 2009 —-
Champions … Quyon Combat Flyers
Runners-up … North Fred Kings
3rd place … Carp I4C Victory

Congratulations to the Quyon Combat Flyers and a big thank you to all the teams for entering the Challenge Cup East this year. A big thank you to the Blue Crew and U.I.C. George Findley.

And thank you to Harold MacMillan and McNabb Minor Softball for hosting the 2009 Challenge Cup East.

Ontario Challenge Cup Saturday Scores

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

game # 12
Ingersoll Crush 4
Arthur Merchants 3
8 innings
wp Todd Winkworth
lp Jayme Ames
todd winkworth wp and drove home 3 runs in the b 8 for the victory

game 13
Shakespeare Falcons 5
Glencoe Astros 2
wp Fred Follings lp Steve Cook
Faulhafer Brothers Dave and Rob both had hr

game 14
Wellington Sox 6
Kitchenere Selects 0
wp Jeff Detta one Hitter lp Doug Hoffman

Game 15
Alvinston Indians 5
Hickson Reds 1
wp Brad Young
lp Mel Ross / releif Mark Van Vliet

Game 16
Elmira Expos 4
Oshweken Redmen 0
wp Casey Halstead 2 hitter and a 2 run homer and a single
lp Darren Zack

Game 17
Oshweken Redmen 8
Minesing Monarchs 2
wp Lee Hopkins and scored 3 runs
lp Mike Crawford, Kurt Glover

Game 18
Hickson Reds 1
Mississauga Sox 0
wp Mark Van Vliet
lp Glenn Dorrington

Game 20
Glencoe Astros 2
Ingersoll Crush 1
wp Shaun Winship
lp Adam Martin

game # 19
Cambridge Reds 7
Kitchener Selects 2
wp Kevin Buckley
lp Doug Hoffman

game 21
Hickson Reds 3
Osweken Redmen 0
wp Mark VanVliet,
lp Darren Zack

Game 22
Glencoe Astros 9
Cambridge Reds 2
wp Shaun Winship
lp Derek Mitchell

Game 23
Wellington Sox 6
Shakespeare Falcons 3
wp Todd Uhrig
lp Fred Follings

Game 24
Elmira Expos 2
Alvinston Indians 0
wp dan Martin
lp John Ferguson

Game 25
Shakespeare Falcons 3
Hickson Reds 0
wp Nic Laurette,
lp Mark Van Vliet

Game 26
Glencoe Astros 5 8 innings
Alvinston Indians 3
wp Shaun Winship in reflief of Steve Cook
lp Brad Young

Undefeated Game
game # 27
Elmira Expos 5
Wellington Sox 4
wp Casey Halstead
lp Todd Uhrig
Expos Travis Martin 2 singles and a home run, 1 of the singles and gwrbi in B7

Sunday Schedule
9:00 am
Game 28
Shakespeare Falcons Vs Glencoe Astros

11:00 am
Game 29
Wellngton Sox will play winner of Game 28

Championship game
1:00 pm
Elmira Expos vs winner Game 29

3:00 pm
If necessary

Challenge Cup East – Saturday Scores

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

(Separate tournament from the Chall. Cup in Stratford, Ontario)
Carp defeated Blackburn 6-4 tonight at the ISC II Challnge Cup in McNab/Braeside
WP-Dan Konkle in relief of Darren Featherstone
LP-Bud Hanlon

Great game but very cold here tonight…


Game 2 … North Fred 3 – Team Easton 2
Wp- Bryan Brooks … Lp- Jeff Murphy

Game 3 … Donnacona 7 – Manotick 0
Wp- Francis Leclaire … Lp- Paul Ceppi

Game 4 … Team Easton 5 – Blackburn 2
Wp- Cory Costello … Lp- Andy Barber

Game 5 … Quyon 7 – Carp 1
Wp- Chad Hargrove … Lp Neil Cooke

Game 6 … North Fred 3 – Donnacona 2
Wp- Bryan Brooks … Lp- Francis Leclaire

Game 7 … Team Easton 7 – Donnacona 0
Wp- Cory Costello … Lp Francis Leclaire

Game 8 … Carp 9 – Manotick 6
Wp- Neil Cooke … Lp Trevor Lahey

Game 9 … Quyon 5 – North Fred 1
Wp- Drew Hathway … Lp Bryan Brooks

Game 10 … Carp 5 – Team Easton 4
Wp- Dan Konkle … Lp Dan Bradley

Harold MacMillan

Ontario Challenge Cup Saturday 9 am

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

Saturday Sept 19 – Stratford

Loser’s Bracket

9 am
Gm 9
Minesing Monarchs 2

Wiarton Nationals 1 – 9 innings
WP Mike Crawford in relief of Kurt Glover
LP Dustin Veenhoff

Gm 10
Mississauga Sox 5

Waterdown Target 4
WP Martin Mauviel
LP Rick Hames in relief of Ron Winger
Sox overcome 4-run deficit; Ken Hendry 2 RBIs; Al Leighton 2 RBIs
Target Kevin Newhouse HR; Darcy Zimmerman RBI

Gm 11
Cambridge Reds 7

Zurich Rangers 3 – 8 innings
WP Derek Mitchell
LP Ben Hodgins
Reds Jason Farrelly Grand Slam T8

Blair Setford

Ontario Challenge Cup Friday 9 pm

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Game 1
Shakespeare Falcons 7

Wiarton Nationals 2
WP Kevin Pomfret
LP Mark Robbins, relief Dustin Veenhoff
Falcons 6 runs in 3rd inn
Nationals Veenhoff 11Ks in 5 inn

Game 5
Hickson Reds 4

Cambridge Reds 0
WP Mark Van Vliet
LP Kevin Buckley
Hickson Jeff Rowell 2 RBIs

Game 2
Glencoe Astros 4

Minesing Monarchs 1
WP Shaun Winship
LP Mike Crawford
Astros Rob Burns RBI
Monarchs John McNabb HR

Game 6
Alvinston Indians 12

Zurich Rangers 2 – 5 innings
WP Brad Young, relief Jake McKillop
LP Justin Laporte relief Pat Crawford, Ben Hodgins
Alvinston Scott Smith HR 4 RBIs; Jeff Ingram 2 HRs 4 RBIs
Zurich Curtis Regier 2b Justin Laporte 3b

Saturday Schedule

Loser’s Bracket

9 am
Gm 9
Wiarton vs Minesing
Gm 10
Waterdown vs Mississauga
Gm 11
Cambridge vs Zurich

11 am
Gm 12
Ingersoll vs Arthur

Winner’s bracket
11 am
Gm 13
Shakespeare vs Glencoe
Gm 14
Kitchener vs Wellington

Gm 15
Hickson vs Alvinston
Gm 16
Ohsweken vs Elmira

-Blair Setford

Ontario Challenge Cup Friday 7 pm

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Game 4
Wellington Sox 8

Mississauga Sox 1 – 5 innings
WP Jeremy deBelleval
LP Glenn Dorrington, relief Martin Mauviel
Wellington: Jeff Detta 2 HRs (1 inside, 1 out) 3 RBIs; Jeremy Creeden 3 RBIs

Game 7
Ohsweken Redmen 8

Ingersoll Crush 7
WP Darren Zack in relief of Wayne Green
LP Todd Winkworth in relief of Adam Martin
Redmen Robert Bomberry 2 HRs 5 RBIs
Crush Darryl Wharram HR 3 runs; Eric Scott 3 runs

Game 3
Kitchener Selects 1

Waterdown Target 0
WP Doug Hoffman
LP Mark Curtis, relief Rick Hames
Selects Steve Hall HR

Game 8
Elmira Expos 4

Arthur Merchants 2
WP Dan Martin
LP Brady Lantz
Expos Kevin Gutcher HR 2 RBIs
Merchants Todd Swift RBI Jamie Taylor RBI

-Blair Setford

Greater Ottawa Fastball League finals set

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

[OTTAWA, ON] – The Greater Ottawa Fastball League ( best-of-finals will have a new look in 2009, as the defending champions Stittsville, ON 56ers (#1) will match up against the Quyon, QC COMBAT Flyers (#3).

This will be the first year since 2002 that Ottawa Team Easton has not played in the league finals, as they were playoff champions five consecutive years from 2003-2007 and finalists in 2008. Team Easton (#2) lost in the fifth and deciding game on Weds Sep 16 against the Flyers, in a series in which the road team won every game.

Game 1: Quyon 4 – Easton 1 (WP: Drew Hathway, LP: Brad Porter)
Game 2: Easton 2 – Quyon 1 (WP: Corey Costello, LP: Hathway)
Game 3: Quyon 1 – Easton 0 (WP: Hathway, LP: Porter)
Game 4: Easton 2 – Quyon 0 (WP: Costello, LP: Joran Graham, relief Hathway)
Game 5: Quyon 8 – Easton 3 in 9 innings. (WP: Hathway, LP: Porter in relief of Costello)

Stittsville swept Manotick Lomor Printers (#4) three games straight, making it five wins in a row in the playoffs, to reach the finals and defend their title.

Game 1: Stittsville 8 – Manotick 2 (WP: Dan Bradley, LP: Trevor Lahey, relief Tony Riches)
Game 2: Stittsville 12 – Manotick 5 (WP: Bradley in relief of Darren Featherstone, LP: Lahey, relief Riches)
Game 3: Stittsville 9 – Manotick 0 (WP: Bradley, LP: Lahey)


Game 1: Quyon at Stittsville, Tuesday September 22, 8:30pm at the Grove in Stittsville
Game 2: Stittsville at Quyon, Thursday September 24, 7:30pm at the Quyon Fairgrounds
Games 3-5, TBD

For full details on the GOFL playoffs visit the blog and

Challenge Cup Schedule

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

Below is the opening round schedule for the 2009 ISC II Challenge Cup qualifier tournament in Stratford Sept 18-20.

Full schedule here.

The winner of the tournament will receive an entry-fee paid berth in the 2010 ISC II Tournament of Champions in Midland, Michigan.

All games will be played at the Packham Complex in Stratford.

Gm 1 Friday 9 pm D3 Shakespeare Falcons vs Wiarton Nationals
Gm 2 Friday 9 pm D4 Glencoe Astros vs Minesing Monarchs
Gm 3 Friday 7 pm D3 Waterdown Target vs Kitchener Selects
Gm 4 Friday 7 pm D4 Mississauga Sox vs Wellington Sox
Gm 5 Friday 9 pm D5 Hickson Reds vs Cambridge Reds
Gm 6 Friday 9 pm D2 Zurich Rangers vs Alvinston Indians
Gm 7 Friday 7 pm D5 Ohsweken Redmen vs Ingersoll Crush
Gm 8 Friday 7 pm D2 Arthur Merchants vs Elmira Expos

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