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Team BC 18U College Prep have a successful Day 1 of the Tournament!!
Team BC came out swinging in our first game of the 18U College Showcase Tournament in New Jersey. Diamond Nation ball park is a great facility and the boys were excited to be part of this elite showcase tournament. We knew coming in the competition would be stiff, but our boys have battled through many tough games to get them to this point. After all, we are provincial champions! We had every confidence in our Team BC boys!
Carter Harbut was starting pitcher and pitched another complete shut out game. Did we expect anything less? Our offence came through and we ultimately beat the Staten Island Orioles 9 0 in six innings. Highlights: Gernon 2RBI in-the-park home run; Merritt 2RBI triple; Dykstra double; singles by Carpenter, Moorman; single bunts by King and Ray. All in all our boys came through and showed these teams that we belong in this competition!
Game 2 followed shortly thereafter against the FAA Pheonix. Iversen pitched 6 innings, allowing 3 runs. Ray came in to close: 4 batters, 2 strike outs with the game ending on a great defensive play from Hall (second base) and Merritt (short stop) in the top of 7th. Offensively, Gernon 2 for 3; Pankratz 2 for 3 and singles by Dykstra and Carpenter.
We are so proud of our boys and today’s success! We celebrated with a meal at Sonic!
Game 3 scheduled for Tues at 2:15 pm against All Out Underclass who also finished 2 and 0 today.
Keep up the great work Team BC!!
Team BC went 2-0 on day one at the Diamond Nation 18U Elite Tournament in New Jersey.they are competing in. Team BC disposed of the Staton Island Orioles 9-0 in their first game and then edged FAA Phoenix 4-3 in their second game.
Congrats on a great start team! Next, up for BC is the All Out Under Class who also went 2-0 on day one. Should be a great game.
Go Team BC!
It was a full day in New York on day one of team BC s time in New Jersey. We took The Path train from Hoboken to New York so the boys had their first experience with the subway system. We used it well all day long. First stop was the Staten Island Ferry to see the Statue of Liberty. Then off to the 911 memorial and ground zero. It was a rather emotional time as we remembered the events of 911. Then the team crossed the Brooklyn bridge and ultimately our evening ending in Times Square with all the hussle and bussle of that place on a weekend night. The boys shopped, ate and took in the sites. It was an awesome day of a great opportunity to see a city many will likely not see again!
Day 2 begins our tournament. The boys play two games at 430 and 630 Monday
Good luck Team BC!!
The Chilliwack Cougars, winners of the 2017 College Prep Championship are off to Flemington New Jersey as Team BC to compete in the Diamond Nation 18U College Elite Showcase Wood Bat Tournament.
After a somewhat long check in process Team BC With coaches shawn Corness and scott Pankratz are on board headed to New Jersey ! We have a great week planned and the game schedule is such that we will get 3 MLB games in this week. Phillies on Tuesday night, Mets on Wednesday night and Yankees on Friday night. Sunday will be a full day of sightseeing in New York.
The team begins play on Monday night with games at 430 pm and 630 pm.
Go Team BC!!
Here is a recap of the BC Baseball Provincial 18U AAA Champions Kelowna Sun Devils who traveled to Rhode Island to compete in the Northeast Prospect Select Showcase Tournament.
Bandits Baseball Club 7 Team BC 0
Jaimes Guidon and Noah Ringness-Law(2 stolen bases) each had singles in the tourney opener for Team BC and the Bandits Baseball Club. Gavin Barrett picked up the loss allowing 5 earned runs.
Boston Propects 15 Team BC 1
One of the strongest teams at the tourney, the Boston Prospects only allowed one hit as Team BC just could not muster any offense. The lone hit came from Jaimes Guidon.
Nathan Ringness-Law took the loss.
L & M Baseball 5 Team BC 2
L & M Baseball the eventual tourney champions, squeaked out a 5-2 win over Team BC. Nathan Ringness-Law went 2/3 with a stolen base to lead the way for Team BC.
Matt Fuchs, Noah Ringness-Law and Kurtis Wall all added singles in the loss.
Jordan Laidlaw took the loss allowing only 3 earned runs and Nathan Ringness-Law came on in relief allowing 1 earned run and striking out 4.
Toppers Baseball 7 Team BC 3
Kurtis Wall went 2/2 with 2 singles and an RBI to lead the offense for Team BC. Jaimes Guidon also added double & a single with a RBI. Noah Ringness-Law added a double with Jackson Sowerby and Gavin Barrett each adding singles.
Brayden Roberts from South Fraser took the loss for Team BC allowing only 3 earned runs.
Bandits Baseball Club 5 Team BC 2
Rematch of Game #1, Team BC’s Spencer Klassen led the way going 3/3 with 3 singles, but it was just not enough as Team BC dropped their final game of the tourney. Kurtis Wall, Logan Bligh & Mat Aschenbrenner all added singles in the finale.
Jay Taylor took the loss allowing 3 earned runs.
It was a great experience for our program and the boys were a little shell shocked in the first couple of games. Flight, excitement I believe all played a part in our slow start. It gave us a great idea where our program needs to go in the coming years.
Team BC took a tour of Fenway Park and took in a Pawtuckets Red Sox AAA game.
Thank you BC Baseball and Ray Wearing for giving us this opportunity.
“the greatest gift you can give your players is your time. because when you give your time, you are giving a portion of your life that you will never get back”