Bull­dogs nar­rowly miss berth in fi­nals

CBN plays host to At­lantic mos­quito base­ball tour­ney

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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.

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