Major Lynx Quebec
July 4, 2006
By Kevin Kelly
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.
was also marked by some sterling defensive plays. Second
Griffin and right fielder Gregory Duran made game-saving catches
for the Lynx in the seventh inning.
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!
go out to the volunteers in Valleyfield who made the tournament
such a pleasant experience.
Lynx are off to Whalley, BC for the Canadian Championships!
Sunday July 23rd,
Major Lynx Over Verdun
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,
Major Lynx Over Val-d'Or
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.