Stockley, Symonds lead Shammies to win
Andrew Stockley and Andrew Symonds hit two-run home runs to lead the Trapper John’s Shamrocks to a 6-4 win over the Canada Car Care Knights in St. John’s Molson senior baseball Thursday night.
At St. Pat’s Ball Park, the two home-run hitters swapped positions with Stockley taking up Symonds spot at first base and the latter moving behind the plate to catch.
Mario Tee (4R, 8H, 2W) struck out 10 batters in a complete game performance, Tyler Holwell (6IP, 6R, 8H, 3W, 1K) took the loss.
Doug Gosse hit a lead off solo homer in the fourth for the Knights.
In another game at Smallwood Field in Mount Pearl, Brent Power (7IP, 2R, 5H, 9W, 1K) tossed the win as the H.J. Bartlett Electric Storm downed the Ellsworth Group Feildians 9-2.
Greg Barry (4IP, 3R, 6H, 3W, 1K) started and took the loss with John Walsh (2IP, 3R, 3H, 1W) tossing in relief.
Steven Brien, Power, Jared Power, Adam Lawlor each had a pair of hits for the winners. Walsh had two in a losing cause.
Skirving tosses one-hitter
Doug Skirving (7IP, 1R, 3W) pitched a one-hitter with 8 strikeouts to lead Holy Cross to a 7-1 win over the Shamrocks in St. John’s Molson intermediate baseball Thursday evening.
At St. Pat’s Ball Park, Ryan Dooley (4IP, 7R, 6H, 1W, 4K) started and took the loss, with Zach Fitzpatrick (2IP, 3K) and Parker Gulliver (1IP, 1H, 2W, 2K) pitching in relief. Fitzpatrick had the only hit off Skirving.
Nick O’Reilly was three-for-four for the winners.
In a game at Smallwood Field in Mount Pearl, Gonzaga defeated the Knights 8-1.
Holy Cross downs Feildians
in Jubilee Trophy play
Kellie Snook’s first-half goal at the 39-minute mark stood up as the winner as the Holy Cross Kirby Group got past Feildians 3-1 in Breen’s Jubilee Trophy senior women’s soccer Thursday.
At King George V Park in St. John’s, Jennifer Burry (14-minutes) opened the scoring and Malorie Harris added an insurance marker at 72-minutes.
Liz McPhail (24’) counted for the Double Blues.
Cleary pitches a gem for Bulldogs
Sean Cleary (6IP, 4W) tossed a one-hitter with 11 strikeouts as the Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs blanked 3Cheers Pub Bud Light 2-0 in Molson St. John’s senior softball Thursday evening at Lions Park.
Shane Boland hit a solo homer and Mark Lewis scored for the Bulldogs.
Jason Hill (6.2IP, 2R, 4H, 3W, 8K) took the loss and had the only hit off Cleary.
Kelly's Pub Junior Canadians 5, NL Plumbing Hitmen 2
Daniel Dalton and Colin Walsh hit solo home runs and Jeremy O’Reilly scored twice on two-for-three hitting to lead the junior club.
Walsh (7IP, 2R, 4H, 1W, 7K) tossed the win, while Sean Cadigan (6IP, 5R, 5H, 5W, 5K) got tagged with the loss.
Scott Dwyer scored once and Danny Mullins had on RBI for the losers.
Team W L
Hitmen 9 6
Bulldogs 9 7
Don Cherry's 8 7
Junior Canadians 6 8
3 Cheers 6 10
Dream Kitchens gets by Angels
Amy Corbett (5R, 11H, 8K, 2W) went the distance, Mariah Morrissey scored twice and Rebecca Maher drove in a pair as Dream Kitchens edged the Angles 6-5 in St. John’s Coors Light ladies fastpitch play Thursday.
At Wyatt Park, Corbett scored and drove in a run to help her own cause.
Susan Barry (6R, 10H, 1K, 5W) took the loss, with Natasha Buckle plating a pair of runs.
Provincial championship this weekend in C.B.S.
Lions Park and Sgt. Ned Nugent Field in Kelligrews will be taken over for the Molson intermediate men’s fastpitch provincial championships this weekend with.
Team competing in the Molson division are the C.B.C. Junior Canadians, Game on Gear, Goulds, Lafontaine Club Molson, and Whelan’s Gate. The Coors division consists of Bay Roberts Coors Light, BK Services, C.B.S. Storm, and Power Conditioning Inc.
Play begins with six game on tap tonight — three at Lions Park and three in Kelligrews.
Cross-over semis and the championship game are set for Sunday.
GOLF/TELY JUNIOR TOUR
Gander’s Bursey winson his home course
Blair Bursey shot a one-over-par 71 to run away with the Gander Junior Open junior division crown Thursday at the Gander Golf Club. It was Bursey’s first Tely Junior Golf Tour event of the season.
Daniel Penney and Jonathan Cashin, the only other juniors in the field, fired a 95 and 102 respectively.
Patrick Hickey took the juvenille division with an 84, one shot better than Jacob Parsons and three better than Daniel Bruce and Matthew Bonnell who tied for third.
Michael Simms’s 42 over nine holes won him the bantam division. Nash Denic was second with a 45 and Evan D’Angelo shot a 46 to take third.
In girls play, Taylor Cormier had a 64 over nine holes for the win. Paige and Abigail Hickey had 71s for second, and April Butt took third (125).
The tour resumes Aug. 5 at Bally Haly Country Club in St. John’s.
For the complete scorecard from Thursday’s event in Gander, see page C4