• 2017 Stats Report
    ~ Junior and Senior Division ~
  • 2017 Awards Presentation and 2018 AGM

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Wallace, Foster score big at awards

The North Dufferin Baseball League hosted an awards ceremony March 11 to present 2017 season awards. Pictured after receiving their awards are, from back left, Trevor Foster, Peter Kinghan, Trent Barwick, and Cale McLean. Front row from left, Kashtin Winchester, Drew Huerter, Mike Wallace, and Chris Esson.

(David Anderson photo)

March 13, 2018

Mike Wallace and Trevor Foster were the top winners at the North Dufferin Baseball League awards event on March 11.

The event hosted at the Lisle Legion recognized players for the 2017 ball season.

Foster, who plays for the Mansfield Cubs, picked up three titles in the junior division including best batter with a .500 average, most runs scores with 19, and was named the most sportsmanlike player.

Sam DeCock from Midland Twins and Brandon Peart from New Lowell Knights tied with Foster for the most runs. Peart also won the best on base percentage award with an average of .586.

Nathan Lennox of the Lisle Astros won two awards taking top spot with the most home runs and was named the most valuable player sharing the award with Jordan Metz of the Mansfield Cubs.

New Lowell's Kashtin Winchester won the best pitcher title.

In the senior division, Wallace of the Bolton Brewers topped three categories. He won the best batter award with a .527 average, the best on base percentage award with a .694 average and was selected as the division's most valuable player.

Brett Chater of the Bolton Brewers scored the most runs with 38 last season while his teammate Trent Barwick was the best pitcher.

Cale McLean of the Midland Indians hit 14 home runs in 2017 to take top spot in the category. McLean's performance is the best since the award was first established in 2000.

Drew Huerter of the Orangeville Giants was voted the best catcher and Michael Gemmiti of the Bolton Dodgers was named the most sportsmanlike player for a third straight year.

New Lowell's Peter Kinghan was named the coach of the year.

Outgoing past president Chris Esson was recognized with a plaque for his three-years of service on the executive by president Tyler Linger.

Team representatives met for the annual general meeting following the awards and approved a 26-game schedule for the senior division. Newmarket requested a leave of absence dropping the senior loop to 14 teams this season.

The junior division has increased to six teams with the return of Ivy from a leave of absence last season and a new entry from Orangeville.

Rob Perkins was elected vice president. Jesse McIntyre will be the president with Tyler Linger moving to past president. Scott Anderson and Dan Gowan were elected to secretary and treasurer respectively. Gowan will be serving his 34th year in the position with Anderson in his 12th. Peter Kinghan was acclaimed as the statistician.

Ball season around the corner for NDBL

February 26, 2018

The annual general meeting and 2017 awards presentation for the North Dufferin Baseball League will be held March 11 at the Lisle Legion.

League membership, players, and fans are invited to an awards ceremony recognizing individual and team accomplishments from last year starting at 12 Noon.

At 1 p.m. the first meeting of the year will be held to confirm teams participating in the upcoming season and elect the executive.

The North Dufferin league offers a junior and senior division with teams from Dufferin and Simcoe Counties and York and Peel Regions. Senior or junior teams wishing to participate in the upcoming season must be present for the meeting.

Further information is available at www.ndbl.ca or by contacting secretary Scott Anderson at 705-424- 5068 or secretary@ndbl.ca.


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