Minor Mosquito Mustangs roll into final!!!!!
Defeat Whitby in semi-final.Updated Tuesday July 18, 2017 by Welland Minor Baseball.
The Performance Acura Minor Mosquito Mustangs traveled to London to continue their great play, reaching the finals of the 2nd Annual London Tecumsehs Tournament.
Welland opened the tournament with a 7 - 4 win vs Burlington, highlighted by Player of the Game Jaxon Vanderlip and his Pillar-like catch in centrefield. The Mustangs followed up with a 14 - 4 win vs Kitchener. Player of the game, Zoe Falardeau, played great defense and had the crowd talking with her deep homerun to centrefield. Jacob Doucette lead the Mustangs in their final pool play game, a loss to host London.
In the semis, Welland came from behind to defeat Whitby 17 - 11. Player of the game Tyler Ray lead the Mustangs with his bat and on the hill, in relief of starter Mason Vandyke.
Fans were treated to a back & forth game in the final as both teams were hungry for the win. The Mustangs scored 2 in the top of the seventh to pull even but the victory eluded them at the end of the day.
Our Minor Mosquito team is now 7 - 3 in tournament play, having captured 1 Championship and 1 Silver Medal.