Local Sports Roundup
Ward Gosse recorded his 176th career win and his NTV Hitmen teammates turned the 11th triple play in senior league regular season history in a 10-9 extra-inning win over the The Bigs in Molson St. John’s senior softball Tuesday.
At Lions Park, Gosse (3IP, 5R, 6H, 1W, 5K) picked up the win in relief of starter Robbie Greene (5IP, 4R, 3H, 4W, 5K). He’s now one behind all-time leader Ross Crocker.
At the plate, Brad Ezekiel hit a pair of home runs, a solo blast and a two-run shot, and Fergus Griffiths scored twice and drove in three runs.
Losing pitcher Mike Noftall (7.1IP, 10R, 12H, 6W, 10K) had two RBIs, while Joey Maynard hit a two-run home run for The Bigs.
3Cheers Pub Bud Light 6, Kelly's Pub Junior Canadians 2
Jason Hill (7IP, 2R, 1W) pitched a one-hitter and struck out 17 and Isaac Power belted a two-run homer as 3Cheers won its eighth game in a row.
Adam Doyle and Ryan Kirk hit solo homers for the winners.
Brandon Pomroy hit a solo home run for the Junior Canadians, whose Colby Murphy (4IP, 5R, 8H, 0W, 3K) took the loss. Nick Pittman (1R, 1H, 1W, 0K) tossed three innings in relief.
Team GP W L Pts
Kelly’s Pub 17 14 3 28
3Cheers Pub 18 12 6 24
NTV Hitmen 18 9 9 18
The Bigs 18 7 10 14
Jr. Canadians 14 0 14 0
All Games at Lions Park
Thursday, July 31
6 p.m., The Bigs vs. Bulldogs
8 p.m., Hitmen vs. Junior Canadians
Stone’s bases-clearing double keys big inning for Holy Cross
Gerry Stone hit a three-run double as part of a five-run third inning as Holy Cross Trinity Pub defeated the H.J. Bartlett Electric Storm 11-4 in St. John’s Molson senior baseball on Tuesday.
At Smallwood Park in Mount Pearl, Justin Crawley (7IP, 4R, 8H, 1W, 7K) pitched the win over Steve Bailey (6IP, 11R, 8H, 10W, 3K).
Daniel Hearn had two hits for the Storm.
A second game between the Feildians Ellsworth Group and Trapper John’s Shamrocks was tied at 2-2 when the game was called on account of curfew. It will resume at a later date.
Team GP W L GB
Shamrocks 11 9 2 -
Feildians 9 7 2 1
Holy Cross 9 6 3 2
Gonzaga 10 5 5 3.5
Knights 10 2 8 6.5
Storm 9 0 9 8
Basketball Canada 15U and 17U National Championships
Tuesday’s results for Newfoundland and Labrador teams
• NL 62, Prince Edward Island 39
TS: Jason Thompson (18 pts)
• NL 57, P.E.I. 47
TS: Kayla Fisher (13), Ariana Doody (12)
• British Columbia 98, NL 90
TS: Liam Dunphy (23), Brett Warren (20)
• NL vs. New Brunswick NA
Note: No provincial team advanced to the medal round