The Erindale Bantam Select Team wins 5 straight games to capture the Championship at the 2016 Vaughan Vikings Bantam Select Tournament. The road to victory started on Friday night with a convincing 14 - 2 win against our Little League District rival - Oakville Whitecaps. Saturday had us preparing to play 3 games which started with a victory against the Pickering Red Sox 8 - 0, and a 15 - 1 win against the host team - Vaughan Vikings. With 3 wins the team captured the right to play directly to the semi finals on Sunday, winning the pool and number #1 seed in the playoffs. With all of our pitchers available, Will M. starts the day with a grinding 9 strikeout complete game gem of a pitching performance for a 9 - 3 win against Glebe (Ottawa.) The Championship Game featured Erindale vs. Leaside - the number 1 and 2 seeds. Erindale wins 11 - 5 on a 5 inning mercy after Joseph H. second double of the game and a wild pitch scores the 11th run. The starter - Daniel Z. pitched a dominant 9 strikeouts in 4 2/3 innings, with Blake M. 1/3 to preserve the victory.
Players: Blake M., Matt L., Alek, R., Daniel Z., Will M., Joseph H., Will F., Nick S., Josh G., Eric A., and Ryan M. Coaches: Jim H., Chris L., Ken M., Mark F., Todd M., and Joe A.
Special thanks to Ryan W. who was there to support his teammates all weekend while recovering from a shoulder injury