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Team NL claims national Under-15 tier 2 ball hockey title

Newfoundland won the U15 tier 2 ball hockey championship in Winnipeg, Man., Sunday.
The team finished the round-robin 2-1 but was relegated to tier 2 based on the goals for and against differential.

The team, which beat Saskatchewan 3-2 in overtime for the title, finished 4-1 overall.

Mark Barrett of Bay Roberts was selected to the tournament all-star team.

Newfoundland lost 4-3 to Saskatchewan in the bronze medal game of the U19 competition.

Nick Harte St. John’s was named the tournament’s outstanding defenceman.

The two events will be held in St. John’s next year.


Bulldogs blank 3Cheers; Junior Canadians still winless

The Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs used home-run power to defeat 3Cheers Pub Bud Light 2-0 Sunday for the team’s 16th win in Molson St. John’s senior softball at Lion’s Park.

Mark Lewis and Shane Boland each hit solo homers for the winners.

Sean Cleary fanned 14 batters in picking up the victory. Colin Walsh (7IP, 2R, 6H, 1W, 7K) took the loss.

The Bigs 12, Kelly’s Pub Junior Canadians 4

Johnny Doyle, who pitched the win, homered along with Craig Edmunds and Mark Power.

Doyle was the game’s top batter wirth three hits.

Starter Joel Whelan took the loss. Riley Kenny, who homered, pitched in relief.

Standings (As of Aug. 3)

Team    GP    W    L    Pts

Bulldogs    19    16    3    32

3Cheers Pub    19    12    7    24

NTV Hitmen    18    9    9    18

The Bigs    19    8    11    16

Jr. Canadians    16    0    16    0



Midgets Selects split weekend games at Lions Park

Riley Kenny had two hits an drove in t wo rounds to pace C.B.C. Junior Canadians to a 10-5 win over Midget Selects in Molson St. John’s intermediate softball Saturday at Lions Park.

Eric Healey tossed the win over Nick Pittman.

Daniel Byrne had three hits in three at bats for the Selects.

Midget Selects 7, Game on Gear 2 (Saturday)

Jordan Noftall tossed the win over Jeremy Hickey.

Ryan Wall and Byrne had two hits each for Selects. Justin Hand had two hits, including a home run, for the losers.

PCI/RMM 3, C.B.S. Storm 2 (Friday)

Matt Power fired the win on a five-hitter with seven strikeouts for PCI/Roebothan McKay Marshall.

Liam Myers lost on six hits with 10 strikeouts.

Andrew Temple had two hits for the winners. Myers had two hits for the losers.

Bay Roberts Coors Light 4, MJR Masonry 3 (Friday)

Johnny Doyle gave up six hits and fanned 14 to pick up the win over Murray Preston, who relieved starter Adam Janes.

Janes and Chris Doran had two hits each for Masonry.

Standings (Last Updated Aug. 3)

Team    GP    W    L    Pts

C.B.S. Storm    12    8    4    16

Lafontaine Club    10    7    3    14

Rob Roy    10    6    4    12

MJR Masonry    11    5    6    10

C.B.C. Jr. Canadians    11    5    6    10

Bay Roberts    11    5    6    10

*Midget Selects    8    4    4    4

PCI/RMM    12    4    8    6

Game on Gear    10    3    7    6

*First round (8 games) only


Bulldogs win peewee girls provincial title

The Conception Bay North (C.B.N.) Bulldogs edged the St. John’s Capitals 16-13 Sunday in Upper Island Cove to capture the Pepsi Provincial 14U peewee girls’ baseball championship.

The Bulldogs went undefeated in the four-team tournament. The Capitals had a 2-1 record, the Grand Falls-Windsor Braves were 1-2 and the Pasadena Pirates were 0-3.

Tournament award winners were:

Most Valuable Player: Andrea Turner, St. John’s,

Top Batter: Samantha Pike, C.B.N.

Top Pitcher, Stephanie Crane, C.B.N.

Best Defensive Player: Claire Dwyer, GF-W

Most Spirited Player: Clair Butt, Pasadena

Other tournament game scores were:

C.B.N. 18, St. John's 11

Grand Falls-Windsor 15, Pasadena 11

C.B.N. 18 , Grand Falls-Windsor 10

St. John's 18, Pasadena 13

C.B.N. 18, Pasadena 7

St. John's 25, Grand Falls-Windsor 14


Newfoundland teams win four gold medals in New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador teams dominated the Eastern Elite Volleyball Championships in Moncton, N.B. during the weekend with eight medals, including four gold.

Teams from the province also won one silver medal and three bronze medals.

The province was represented by a dozen elite teams, including 154 athletes and 29 coaches.

Newfoundland won gold in 18U male and female divisions, 15U tier 2 and 16U male tier 1 categories.

For a complete list of results and team lists please visit nlva.net

Organizations: PCI, Game on Gear 2, Bay Roberts Coors Light 4 Capitals Grand Falls-Windsor Braves

Geographic location: Newfoundland, Bay Roberts, Saskatchewan Upper Island Cove St. John's New BrunswickNewfoundland Moncton

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