NEW GLASGOW – The New Glasgow DQ Blizzards captured the PeeWee AA Atlantic baseball championships this past weekend in Fredericton, N.B.
In the championship game, New Glasgow defeated the host team 7-3.
Cory MacGillivray pitched five and 1/3 innings to pick up the win and Keinon Decoste collected the save. Earlier in the day, the Blizzards won the tie-breaking game versus New Brunswick (2) in a 14- 4 final.
Carter Dickson was the winning pitcher.
In round robin action on opening day, the Blizzards defeated P.E.I., 11-8 with Landon Steele collecting the win on the mound. Later in the day, the Blizzards defeating Newfoundland 17-2 with MacGillivray getting the win.
On Saturday morning, New Glasgow faced a strong opponent in the host team and came out on the wrong end of a 13-3 score. The second game of the day then turned into a must win for the Blizzards. They would face the New Brunswick 2 entry and in the must-win game and New Glasgow came out on top 11-1.
Lane Lochead was the winning pitcher.
Tournament awards were presented to Jax Graham (top defensive player), Carter Dickson (top offensive player), and Lane Lochead (MVP). During Saturday night’s skills event, Graham took home fastest runner and Ethan MacKay, Cory MacGillivray, Keinon DeCoste, and Landon Steele fastest ‘around the horn’ competition.
New Glasgow had the best overall team score to capture the top team award.