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Charlottetown Jays get initial KCBL victory

The Capital City Jays played the Yarmouth Gateways Sunday at Memorial Field in the 35-plus division of the Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Championship.
Capital City Jays starting pitcher Stephen Birt throws a pitch against the Yarmouth Gateways at Memorial Field in the 35-plus division of the Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Championship.

Doucette, Power lead Bombers to win over Athletics

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – The Charlottetown Jays senior squad defeated the Charlottetown Expos 6-4 Sunday for their first victory in their two-year existence in the Kings County Baseball League.

Starting pitcher Terry (Bubba) MacDonald, 53, went three solid innings and handed a 6-4 lead off to Stephen Birt, who gave up one hit during the next four innings to pick up the Jays first victory.

The Jays played in the Canadian oldtimers tournament earlier this month in Charlottetown.

Scott (Rammer) Ramsay had the key two-run double in the bottom of the third Sunday to put the Jays ahead for good. Other top hitters for the Jays were Kris O’Brien (1-for-2), Mark Goyetche (1-for-2 with an RBI) and Brodie Coffin, who was 1-for-3 with a key double in the first inning that set the pace for the Jays.

The Jays lost a heartbreaker in the first game of the doubleheader with the Expos taking a 3-2 win on Jordan Duffy’s walk-off hit in the bottom of the seven.

John (Poochie) Burke threw a gem in the loss for the Jays.

Bombers 8, Athletics 5

The Peakes Tee Bombers defeated the Alley Stratford Athletics 8-5 Sunday in Kings County Baseball League action.

Dillon Doucette pitched the complete game victory with four strikeouts while Jonathan Arsenault, who also struck out four, took the loss.

Doucette homered and had three RBI while Rob Phelan was 2-for-3 with a home run. Colin Myers was 2-for-2 with two doubles and three runs scored and Mitch Power went 2-for-3 with three RBI.

Arsenault was 2-for-4 with a home run while Ryne MacIsaac was 2-for-4 and Dominique Ryan 1-for-3 with a home run.

Athletics 9, Expos 2

The Alley Stratford Athletics defeated the Charlottetown Expos 9-2 Friday night in Kings County Baseball League action.
Seth Hewitt threw a complete game two-hitter with eight strikeouts in picking up the win while Tyler Johnston suffered the loss with relief from Brad Mullen.
Ryne MacIsac, Jonathan Arsenault and Grant Grady each had two hits to lead the A's while Justin Bradley and Duff Macdonald had the two hits for the Expos.

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