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.