Rookies claim silver at Burlington tourney
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Rookies claim silver at Burlington tourney

Stratford Gazette

BURLINGTON - Stratford Indians Culliton Law Major Rookie team won silver in the Burlington minor baseball tournament on the weekend, going 4-2, and losing both games to the tournament champions from Cambridge.

On Friday night, Indians opened the tournament by defeating Brantford 9-8 with a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh inning.

Austin Cosstick was the game MVP.

On Saturday, Stratford played their final three round-robin games.

In the first game of the day, Indians defeated East Mountain by a score of 16-14.

Liam McEvoy was the game MVP.

The second game of the day saw the Indians play the eventual tournament champions for the first time, losing the contest 22-12.

Brett Knechtel was the game MVP.

In the Indians’ final game of the day, they defeated the host Burlington team 23-11 with Andrew Leitch getting the MVP honours.

On Sunday, the first-place Indians played East Mountain in the semi-finals and defeated them 12-10.

Koen Gerber was the game MVP.

In the championship game against Cambridge, the Indians were defeated 17-9.

Stratford’s Jackson Grasby received the MVP award for that game.

Hitting for the Indians on the weekend were:

Noah Rankin - 15 hits.

Noah Roth, Jackson Grasby, Andrew Leitch and Nick Betto - 14 hits.

Liam McEvoy and Jack Buckley - 12 hits.

Noah McIlwain and Austin Cosstick - 11 hits.

Tyson Malcho - 10 hits.

Brett Knechtel and Reid Looser - 9 hits.

Koen Gerber - 8 hits.

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