3 Cheers Pub is 1-1 after beating Quebec and losing to defending champions
West Side Charlies/Bud Light, Newfoundland’s No. 2 team, won a pair of games as the 2010 Canadian senior men’s fastpitch softball championship opened Sunday in Charlottetown, P.E.I.
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Geoff Evely (left) of the 3 Cheers Pub/Bud Light team from St. John's tags Luc Drolet of Quebec for the out at second base during their game at the 2010 Canadian senior men's softball championship in Charlottetown, P.E.I., on Sunday. 3Cheers won 8-4.
The province’s No. 1 team, 3Cheers/Bud Light, split a pair of games.
Keith Coady delivered a game-winning single in the eighth inning as West Side got by Glace Bay, N.S. Mets 5-4.
Sean Cleary (8IP, 4R, 6H, 3W, 12K) registered the win. Glenn Ormsby of Prince George, B.C., Tim Macumber of Newport, N.S., Mark Lewis, John Farrell and Ryan Boland also had the hits for Newfoundland.
In their tournament opener, Rob Schweyer of Simcoe, Ont. (6IP, 2R, 6H, 1HB, 1W, 6K) pitched the win in a 10-3 whitewash of Blackburn Transport of Nova Scotia.
Shane Boland and Edmonton’s Darren Box both had two hits for the Newfoundland team. Schweyer, Macumber, Ormsby, Lewis and Ryan Boland had singles.
West Side plays Kitchener, Ont. River Shark Twins and Owen Sound, Ont. Verge Selects today.
3Cheers lost their tournament opener 4-2 to Kitchener, the defending champs, before rebounding with an 8-4 decision over Quebec in the nightcap.
Details from both games were unavailable.
On tap today for 3Cheers are Glace Bay and Blackburn Transport.