Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Thornhill Reds Senior Baseball

Reds moving to semis

The Thornhill Reds mercied the Markham Mariners in the quarter finals, with a lopsided 14-1 victory Saturday night. The Reds are the only GTBL team headed to Sunday, after Markham, Leaside and Newmarket all lost in the quarters.

Gary Rose(2-0) pitched five innings allowing no earned runs, three hits,  striking out five and walking one.

J.R. Crosby went 3-3 with three RBI and a run scored, Tyler Cattapan continued to hit up a storm going 1-2, with a double and three RBI. Sean Cunningham had another two RBI, bringing him to nine on the weekend.

The Reds take on the Oakville A's at 11:15am Sunday morning in the semi final.


Reds mercy Metros

The Thornhill Reds are playing in the quarter finals of the Hap Walter tournament Saturday night, after winning the division in convincing fashion, a 10-0 mercy of the Niagara Metros.

Eric Wakeman(4-1) pitched five strong innings, and was in command all afternoon. He gave up just two hits, while striking out three and walking three.

Sean Cunningham had a three run double, Paul Wilson was 2-4 with a run scored, and Justin Pennell was 1-1 with a double, three walks, two runs scored, and an RBI. Drew Roberts also continues to drive in runs, he went 1-2 with a double, RBI and run scored.

The Reds play in the quarters at 8:15 tonight, and will face the #1 wild card team at Erindale Cardinal field.


Reds 2-0 at the Hap

The Thornhill Reds are 2-0 at the Hap Walters tourney, after an 8-5 win vs the Erindale Cardinals.

Andy Orfanakos(3-1) pitched 6 and a third in picking up the win, surrendering just one earned run while striking out three.

Sean Cunningham was 1-3 with 2 RBI, Steve Wilson was 2-3, and Greg Fleming, Drew Roberts and Brad Crone each had a hit and RBI.

The Reds take on the Niagara Metros in game three, a win will win the division and put the Reds in the quarter final at 8:30 pm tonight.


Reds shutout Army

For the second straight meeting, the Thornhill Reds shutout the Ilderton Red Army, winning the opening game of the Hap Walters Tourney 5-0.

Vic Simon(5-0) was electric, fanning seven, in pitching a complete game shutout.

Sean Cunningham had a big two run single, and Tyler Cattapan blasted his fourth home run of the year.

The Reds meet Erindale and Niagara tomorrow and send Andy Orfanakos and Eric Wakeman to the mound.


Another home win

The Reds ran their home record to 9-0 Wednesday night, with an 8-1 victory against the Martingrove Sox.

The Reds got a total team effort in preperation for this weekends Hap Walters Tourney in Mississauga, with most position players splitting the game, and six pitchers also took the mound for Thornhill.

Greg Fleming had three RBI and Tyler Cattapan added another double to his rookie season, while Brad Crone went 2-3 with an RBI and two runs scored.

Eric Wakeman returned to the mound after a three week layoff, working two scoreless while striking out two. J.R. Crosby made his debut on the mound, and showed why he may be the closer the Reds are looking for, striking out all three hitters he faced. Chris Berwick, Steve Palladino and Andy Orfanakos all worked scoreless innings as well.

This weekend sees the Reds face a great tuneup for the Elimination tournament, when they travel to Mississauga for the Hap. Ilderton, Erindale and Niagara are the Reds competitors looking to slow down one of the provinces top teams, Vic Simon gets the ball Friday night in game one vs Ilderton 8:30 start at Erindale Cardinal field.


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