Published on February 01, 2013
Right-fielder Jeff Ellsworth, left, and pitcher Mitch Hardy display the championship trophy their team, Hill United Chiefs, claimed at last weekend’s men’s international fast pitch tournament in Florida.
Published on August 24, 2013
Jeff Ellsworth will play with the defending champions from Newfoundland at the Canadian senior men's fastpitch championship in Ontario.
Published on September 28, 2012
Jeff Ellsworth of Brooklyn, P.E.I., is just back from nabbing gold with Canada's softball team at the Pan American Championship in Columbia. Ellsworth, the team's captain, hit a two-run home run to lead Team Canada to a 4-1 win in the championship game.
Guardian photo by Jim Day
Published on June 06, 2014
O'Leary Summerside Chrysler Dodge Eagles Mitch Hardy throws a pitch June 1 agaisnt the Charlottetown Fawcetts during exhibition play in Charlottetown.
O’LEARY – Islanders Jeff Ellsworth and Mitch Hardy are competing in an international men’s fastpitch tournament this weekend in St. Catharines, Ont.
Ellsworth, an outfielder, and Hardy, a pitcher, play for Hill United Chiefs, hosts of the eight-team Niagara Snappers tournament.
Ellsworth said six of the top eight teams in the world are entered in the tournament, with the Chiefs ranked No. 1. They play their first game Friday night against the New Zealand national team.
Besides the Chiefs, Hardy and Ellsworth also play for the O’Leary-based Summerside Chrysler Dodge Eagles and will join the Charlottetown Fawcetts for this year’s national championship in Charlottetown. The Eagles are entered in the North American Fastpitch Association’s world tournament in Quad City, Iowa, in August.
Ellsworth is also a member of the Canadian national team. Last weekend, he batted for Hill United in a game against Team Canada.