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2010 18U (Midget) ChampionshipsDates TBA   London, Ontario

National Championships: August 20th Wrap
August 21, 2010

At the Midget championship in London, ON, Tyler Lawrence (Belle River, ON) pitched 6 innings of 3 hit ball and picked up the win as Ontario got by New Brunswick 3-1. Koddi Quick (Leamington, ON) had an RBI single and scored a run to highlight a 3 run 5th inning for Ontario. New Brunswick was able to cut the lead to two in the 6th when Brady Oxford (Fredericton, NB) scored on a fielder’s choice. Tim Black (Mount Hope, ON) would come on to pitch the 7th inning and earn the save for Ontario.

Markus Ferguson (Edmonton, AB) was 3 for 4 with 3 RBI as Alberta cruised to a 7-1 victory over Manitoba. Mitchell St. Laurent (Edmonton, AB) tossed a complete game victory.

Cam Firth (London, ON) hit a 3 run homer in 4th to lead London to 5-0 shutout over Québec (1).

Alex Ostrov (Timberlea, NS) threw a complete game as Nova Scotia upended Saskatchewan 5-2. Evan Comeau (Waverly, NS) went 2 for 2 for Nova Scotia while Cole Bauml (Marysburg, SK) was 2 for 4 with an RBI for Saskatchewan.Brad Clarke (Cloverdale, BC) singled in the bottom of the 9th give BC a 1-0 walk-off victory over Alberta at the Midget championship in London, Ontario. J.J. D’aoust (Penticton, BC) scored the winning run after he had walked, advanced to 2nd on a ground out and stole 3rd base. To that point, the game had been a pitcher’s duel between Alberta’s Alex Regan (Calgary, AB) who pitched the entire game and only gave up 2 hits while striking out 11 and BC’s Tanner Collins (Penticton, BC) who went 7 innings and struck out 8 batters. Neither pitcher allowed a runner past 2nd base the entire game to prolong the scoreless battle. In the end BC’s Matt Pouncey (Kamloops, BC) was credited with the win as he pitched a perfect 9th inning.

Earlier in the day BC defeated Québec (1) on the strength of Patrick Bigelow’s (Maple Ridge, BC) 2 for 4 afternoon which saw him score a run and have 2 RBI.

Québec (2) was too much for New Brunswick as they rolled to a 13-0 mercy-rule win. Derek Legault (Mascouche, QC) and Jean- Félix Proulx (Nicolet, QC) each had 2 hits and 2 RBI.