Bulldogs narrowly miss berth in finals
CBN plays host to Atlantic mosquito baseball tourney
The host Conception Bay North Bulldogs recorded just one win in three outings at the Mosquito AA Atlantic baseball championships in Upper Island Cove Sept. 17-18.
The four-team event featured players between the ages of 10-11, with the Bulldogs finishing in third place.
Team Newfoundl an d a n d Labrador, represented by the Gander Pilots, claimed the title with a blowout 11-1 victory over New Brunswick.
The Bulldogs opened play on Saturday morning with a tilt against Team NL, losing a hard-fought affair by a margin of 10-6.
In Game 2, CBN pounded PEI 23-7.
In its final round-robin game, CBN squared off against Team NB for the right to meet Team NL in the final.
But it was Team NB playing spoiler, outlasting the Bulldogs 8-7 in a nail-biter.
CBN’s Lucas Adams was the tournament’s top hitter, going seven-fornine at the dish, with a .778 batting average.
The tournament MVP and top pitcher award went to Team NL’s Tyler Barnes.
Members of the CBN Bulldogs are: Josh Adams, Tommy Snow, Nicholas Donovan, Mitchell Hunt, Josh Mercer, Aaron Osborne, Noah Barrett, Colin Jones, Lucas Bishop, Trent Drover, Colby Adams and Lucas Adams.