- The Expos of the CCIBL are hosting A Provincials
- Woodstock is competing in the A Provincials
- The Blue Jays won a spot in the B Provincials
- The Expos are CCIBL Champions after beating Woodstock 4-0
- The B Provincials have been cancelled for this weekend. Attempting for next weekend.
Cardinals win Intermediate A title
The Dieppe Cardinals won their second straight New Brunswick intermediate A baseball championship on Sunday in Fredericton.
The Cardinals defeated the host Fredericton Jack's Pizza Expos 4-3 in nine innings during the tournament final.
Pat Aubé had the game winning hit for the Cardinals with one out and runners on first and second.
Pitcher Chris Leger went the distance for the Cardinals, giving up three runs and six hits. He struck out 10 batters and walked five.
Losing pitcher Steve Sommerville also went the distance for the Expos. He allowed four runs on 11 hits, walked five and struck out seven.
It was Sommerville’s second appearance in the tournament, pitching all seven in a 4-0 win over the Woodstock Shiretowners on Friday night. Against Woodstock, Sommerville give up two hits, two walks and struck out six.
In the finals, Mario Cormier led the Cardinals with a double, two singles, two RBI’s and scored a run. Simon Godin had a double and a single.
Cameron Urquhart led the Expos with two singles, a double and an RBI. Greg Hallett had two singles, two RBI’s and scored a run.
Earlier in the day, the Cardinals finished their round robin portion of the tournament with an 8-3 win over the Chatham Head Tigers. A win by the Tigers would have forced a three-way tie between the Tigers, Expos and Cardinals.
The Expos finished the round robin portion of the tournament 2-1, Chatham Head was 1-2 while Woodstock was 0-3.
Congratulations to the Cardinals and best of luck to all teams next season.