Local Sports Roundup
Ward Gosse is tied with Ross Crocker for the all-time lead in Molson St. John’s senior softball league wins after collecting his 177th on Thursday night at Lions Park.
© Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram
Claire Dobbin (left) of the Slayers moves the ball towards the opposition net while being pursued Ashley Hemmings of the Blue Thunder during the opening game of the Molson provincial senior women’s soccer championship tournament at the King George V Park in St. John’s on Thursday night. The Slayers won 3-1.
Gosse (5IP, 2R, 2H, 1W) struck out nine as the NTV Hitmen defeated the Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians 17-2. The game was called after five innings on the league’s seven-run mercy rule.
Fergus Griffiths hit a grand slam, Jamie Peddle scored three times and drove in three runs and Sheldon Keough had two RBI.
Nick Pittman (3IP, 12R, 8H, 10W, 1K) started and took the loss for the Junior Canadians. Eric Healey (2IP, 5R, 4H, 1W, 2K) tossed in relief.
Kelly's Pub Molson Bulldogs 8, The Bigs 4
Sean Cleary (7IP, 4R, 6H, 1W) fanned 14 and Mark Lewis hit a pair of solo home runs for the league-leading Bulldogs.
Donny King (6IP, 6R, 7H, 1W, 2K) took the loss with Mark Power (1IP, 2R, 3H, 1W, 3K) relieving him.
Craig Edmunds hit a two-run double for The Bigs.
Team GP W L Pts
Bulldogs 18 15 3 30
3Cheers Pub 18 12 6 24
Hitmen 19 10 9 20
The Bigs 19 7 11 14
Jr. Canadians 15 0 15 0
Sunday at Lions Park
1 p.m., Bulldogs vs. 3Cheers Pub Bud Light
3 p.m., The Bigs vs. Junior Canadians
Coors Light St. John’s Ladies’ Fastpitch League
Team GP W L Pts
Angels 11 8 3 16
Diamonds 12 6 6 12
Dream Kitchens 12 4 8 8
All Games at Wyatt Park
Roebothan, McKay, and Marshall Diamonds 11, Dream Kitchens (5 innings)
WP: Sami Kennedy (4IP, 24AB, 3H, 10K, 3BB)
LP: Brittany McCarthy (2IP, 16AB, 5H, 5BB, 1HP)
TB: Diamonds — Rebecca Byrne (2R), Kaitlyn Harris (3R), Sami Kennedy (2R, 2H)
Monday, Aug. 4
Diamonds vs. Angels
Provincial senior women’s tournament underway at KGV
Jane Bard scored all of her team’s goals to lead the Slayers to a 3-1 win over the Blue Thunder in the opening game of the Molson provincial senior ladies soccer championship at King George V Park in St. John’s Thursday evening.
Cassy Young had the lone goal for Blue Thunder.
In Thursday’s other game at KGV, Bowringer downed Paradise/Keyin College 6-1, with Jennifer Gillingham scoring twice for the winners.
Raeleen Baggs, Deanne Costello, Pam Reid and Carthy Woodman had the other goals for Bowringer. jessica Edstrow replied for Paradise.
There are two games today in the six-team tourney as Bull & Barrel takes on Blue Thunder at 6:45 p.m., while Mount Pearl faces Paradise/Keyin College at 8:30 p.m. All games in the tourney, which wraps up Sunday, are at KGV.
Breen’s Jubilee Trophy Women’s League
Team GP W L T Pts
Kirby United 15 14 0 1 43
Feildians 15 5 7 3 18
Mount Pearl 14 3 7 4 13
Mount Pearl U18 10 0 8 2 2
Mount Pearl U16 2 0 0 2 2
St. John’s U16 0 0 0 0 0
Player, Team Goals
Malorie Harris, Kirby U 25
Connie Lewis, Kirby U 24
Hannah Rivkin, Feildians 14
Jane Pope, Kirby U 11
At Feildian Grounds
6 p.m., Mount Pearl U16 at Feildians
At Smallwood Park
8:45 p.m., Mount Pearl Electronic Centre Molsons at Mount Pearl U18
Thursday, Aug. 7
8:45 p.m., at Smallwood Park
Mount Pearl Molson Electronic Centre vs. Kirby United
St. John’s Molson Intermediate League
Team GP W L GB
Shamrocks 10 8 2 -
Feildians 6 4 2 2
Storm 7 4 3 2.5
Knights 6 2 4 4
Gonzaga 7 2 5 4.5
Holy Cross 10 3 7 5
All Games at Smallwood Field
• Shamrocks 3, Gonzaga 2
WP: Ryan Dooley (7IP, 2R, 9H, 1W, 5K)
LP: Jan Dolezalek (7IP, 3R, 6H, 4W, 7K)
TB: Shamrocks — John Simms (2RBI single); Gonzaga — Dan Lopez and Greg Pittman (2-3)
• Storm 8, Holy Cross 7 (8 innings)
RP/WP: Zach Snook (1.1IP, 0R, 1H, 1W, 2K)
SP: Steve Trickett (6.2IP, 7R, 4H, 5W, 4K)
RP/LP: Kevin Cashin (3.2IP, 2R, 4H, 0W, 3K)
SP: Peter Walker (3.2IP, 6R, 8H, 4W, 4K)
TB: Storm — Cody Hayden and Matt Lush (2-3); Gonzaga — NA