Peewee T1 Chiefs win the Vaughan tournament for 2nd year in a row!Updated Tuesday June 4, 2019 by Whitby Minor Baseball Association.
Congratulations to the Peewee T1 Chiefs for an entertaining weekend of baseball and earning the right to be called champions after winning the Vaughan tournament over the June 1st weekend for the second year in a row.
The Chiefs started the tournament Friday night against Barrie and put together a balanced game both offensively and defensively winning 12 - 6.
Saturday morning the Chiefs faced a strong Mississauga North team. The team battled a tight game back and forth until Whitby secured the lead in the 5-inning taking a 5 – 4 lead. Tyson had a great game on the mound striking out 6 over 4 innings. Ben S had a strong game at the plate with two triples.
In the afternoon, the Chiefs played Leaside. The Chiefs got going early and rolled to a 17-3 lead to sure first place heading into the playoffs. Nathan had a strong outing on the mound coming up one out short of the complete game.
Later Saturday night, the Chiefs faced a tough team from Markham in the quarter-finals. This game turned out to be a pitching duel and a defensive battle. Adam C led the Chiefs on the mound going five innings with Markus H shutting down the final two innings to take a 3-2 victory. Markus H and Marcus M had a strong game at the plate with multiple hits and a rally starting triple. This win moved the Chief into Sunday.
Early Sunday morning, the Chiefs faced Vaughan. The Chiefs cruised to a victory beating Vaughan 11-1 in a strong offensive game totaling 19 hits in six innings. Tyson threw a gem of a game striking out six and only giving up one run.
In the Championship game, the Chiefs would face a strong team from North York. The Chiefs opened the game scoring two runs in the first inning on a single from Brock. The Chiefs put the game away in the fifth inning scoring three runs on doubles from Ben S and Adam C. Markus H pitching an amazing game striking out eight batters over 5.1 innings of work leading the Chiefs to a 6-3 championship victory.
On behalf of the coaches and parents, we are very proud of how hard the kids are working to improve and watching them succeed this past weekend was a great experience.
Congratulations to all the players for a hard-fought weekend, keep up the great work.