Team Easton wins GOFL for 4th year in a row

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Stittsville, ON


Team Easton won the Greater Ottawa Fastball League playoff final series with a 3-1 win the best-of-five series over the Stittsville 56ers on October 18.

This is the fourth consecutive playoff title in GOFL play for Easton, who also won the regular season title with a 12-1-2 record.

Dan Konkle had a 5-1 record in the playoffs, pitching for Team Easton. Konkle appeared in 6 games, allowed 7 earned runs in 39 innings of work, and struck out 85.

Dan Bradley (2-2) and Darren Featherstone (2-1) threw for Stittsville in the playoffs.

In the preliminary round of the playoffs, 3rd place Fitzroy Harbour WC Electric swept the 6th place Ottawa Blitz 2 games to 0. Carp I4C Victory, which finished in 5th in league place, knocked off 4th place Manotick Lomor Printers 2 games to 1.

In the semi-finals, 1st place finisher Team Easton defeated Carp three games straight, while 2nd place Stittsville also swept Fitzroy Harbour, to set up the Easton-56ers rematch of the 2005 finals, also won by Team Easton 3 games to 1.

Game Results in the finals (all games at Stittsville, ON) – box scores also available with each story.:

Game 1
Team Easton 5 Stittsville 1
WP – Konkle (three-hitter); LP – Bradley
HR: Cory Morrison, Todd Fraser (Easton)

Game 2
Team Easton 6 Stittsville 1
WP – Konkle (one-hitter); LP – Bradley with relief from Featherstone
HR: Randy Peck, Scott Marion (Easton)

Game 3
Stittsville 4 Team Easton 1
WP – Featherstone (two-hitter); LP – Konkle

Game 4
Team Easton 2 Stittsville 1
WP – Konkle (two-hitter); LP – Featherstone
HR: Scott Herriott – inside the park (Stittsville)
Game winning RBI: Randy Peck

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