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Major Lynx Quebec

Provincial Champions


July 4, 2006

By Kevin Kelly

The NDG Major Lynx defeated Valleyfield 2-1 in eight innings this afternoon to capture the Quebec Major A division championship.

In a hotly disputed contest, David Fitzsimmons pitched 5 2/3 brilliant innings, striking out 9 and allowing only two hits.  Jonathan Raftus displayed nerves of steel coming on in relief in the sixth inning.  Gabriel Cuevas-Perez knocked in David Fitzsimmons with the go ahead run in the top of the eighth inning.  Raftus then struck out the side to end the game.

The game was also marked by some sterling defensive plays.  Second baseman

Sean Griffin and right fielder Gregory Duran made game-saving catches for the Lynx in the seventh inning.


This championship is a tremendous team victory!  The players displayed great character playing in front of a very large, pro-Valleyfield crowd.  Congratulations to them as well as the coaching staff and the parents.  They have worked exceedingly hard to achieve this goal!

Our thanks go out to the volunteers in Valleyfield who made the tournament such a pleasant experience.

The Major Lynx are off to Whalley, BC for the Canadian Championships! 


Sunday July 23rd, 2006

Major Lynx Over Verdun

10 - 0

The NDG Major Lynx defeated the Verdun Blue Jays 10-0 on a beautiful day in Valleyfield.  Although the game was delayed, the players responded well.  NDG’s attack was spearheaded by David Kelly’s RBI single in the bottom of the 2nd inning.  Three hitters later, Zach Aaron hit a three-run inside the park homerun.  Other offensive stars were Sean Griffin, Gregory Duran and David Fitzsimmons, who ended the game with a smash to right field, giving the Lynx the 10 run lead.  Jackson Morgan, Sean Griffin, and Alexander Latsis combined for the one hit shutout.  The Lynx next game will be against Victoriaville on Wednesday, July 26 at 18:00 (Victoriaville beat Valleyfield 3 - 0 on Sunday).


Saturday July 22nd, 2006

Major Lynx Over Val-d'Or

10 - 0

The NDG Major Lynx mercied les Aigles de Val D’Or 10-0 at Sauve Park in Valleyfield on Saturday.  Lynx hurler Zach Aaron pitched brilliantly allowing only two hits and striking out 6 batters in four innings of work.  Alexander Latsis and Ben Hiscott led NDG offensively with 2 RBIs apiece.  NDG’s next game is Sunday at 15:45 versus Verdun.


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