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2010 18U (Midget) ChampionshipsDates TBA   London, Ontario

National Championships: Playoffs Underway
August 22, 2010

The conclusion of the round-robin was all that could be played at the Midget championship in London, Ontario. Rain came down which forced many games to be moved to the final day of competition.

Ontario beat Saskatchewan 7-0 in the first game of the day as Mitchell Bouchard (Harrow, ON) picked up the complete game victory, firing 7 innings of shutout ball which saw him strike out 4. Ontario jumped on Saskatchewan starter Tanner Spencer (Craik, SK) in the 2nd inning by scoring 5 runs to take a commanding lead. Michael Foster (Pickering, ON) had a hit an RBI and scored a run for Ontario.

Adam Hendrie (Cole Harbour, NS) was 3 for 3 with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored as Nova Scotia topped New Brunswick 6-3.

Québec (1) earned a quarter-final berth as they beat Manitoba 3-1. Simon Brisebois (Mascouche, QC) was a one-man show as he recorded the win on the mound and struck out 8 while also picking up 2 hits and 2 RBI at the plate.

BC earned a bye to the semi-finals as they shutout host London 5-0. Clayton Franco (Cloverdale, BC) fashioned a 4 hitter to pick up the complete game victory.

Ontario also received a bye to the other semi-final as they hung on to beat Québec (2) by a score of 4-2. Andrew Cooper (Belle River, ON) had a 2 run single in the 5th inning.

The quarter-finals will see a battle of Québec (Québec (1) vs. Québec (2) with the winner facing BC in one semi-final. The other quarter-final will feature London and Nova Scotia which will see the winner take on Ontario in the second semi-final.