Red Sox sweep series; Baycats lead Royals 2-1August 16, 2012 - International Basketball League (IBL)
In Barrie, the Baycats scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth with one out when Jon Waltenbury drove in Ryan Spataro who led off the inning with a single and was sacrificed to second by Jeff Cowan.
The Baycats jumped out to a 5-0 lead before the Royals answered with a six-run fifth inning, sparked by Kevin Treichel's three run home run, to take a 6-5 lead. Barrie tied the game back up at 6-6 with a single run in the sixth.
Barrie made the most of six hits on the night and eight walks by Guelph starter Rylan Pranger. Spataro scored two runs and added an RBI while Kyle Degrace and Cowan each added a single and an RBI.
Frankie Hare led Guelph with three hits while Chris Robinson and Mark Allen added two each. Allen also had an RBI.
Jamie Arneson was the winning pitcher in relief . Barrie starter Brad Bissell gave up all six Guelph runs, all earned, on five hits and three walks along with three strikeouts. Chris England pitched a scoreless 3 2/3 innings, holding the Royals to three hits and one walk. Arneson got the final out of the ninth before Barrie's winning run in the bottom of the ninth.
Chris Nagorski was the loser for Guelph, pitching 1 1/3 innings and allowing only two hits and one walk. Pranger went four innings and allowed only two hits but his eight walks resulted in five runs, all earned. Bryan Boudreau went three innings and allowed only one run on two hits along with three strikeouts.
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In Kitchener, the Red Sox jumped out to a 4-0 lead on the strength of Steve Lewis' RBI double in the second inning followed by Josh McCurdy's two run home run in the fifth.
The Panthers replied with a single run in the fifth when Luke Baker singled home Darnell Duckett who had doubled. Kitchener narrowed Brantford's lead to 4-2 when Mike Andrulis singled home Iggy Villalobos who also had doubled.
Scott Thorman rounded out the Brantford scoring with a solo home run in the eighth inning. The homer was Thorman's fourth of the series along with eight RBI's.
Terrell Alliman had two hits for Brantford while Baker and Villalobos each had two hits for Kitchener.
Nathan Forer was the winning pitcher, hurling seven innings and allowing both Kitchener runs, only one earned, while giving up eight hits and one walk with three strikeouts. Brad Hogeterp and Stefan Strecker each pitched an inning to finish up with Strecker earning the save.
Mike McGillivray put in a strong effort for Kitchener, allowing only six hits for four runs, all earned, with two walks and three strikeouts. Ryan Schwenn threw the final two innings, allowing Thorman's home run.
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SERIES E Brantford Red Sox vs. Kitchener Panthers
(Brantford wins best-of-seven semi-final series 4-0)
Game 1 - Wednesday, August 8 - Brantford 6 Kitchener 0 Game 2 - Sunday, August 12 - Brantford 3 Kitchener 0 Game 3 - Wednesday, August 15 - Brantford 18 Kitchener 3
Game 4 - Thursday, August 16 - Brantford 5 Kitchener 2
Barrie Baycats vs. Guelph Royals
(Barrie leads best-of-seven semi-final series 2-1)
Game 1 - Sunday, August 12 - Guelph 6 Barrie 4 Game 2 - Wednesday, August 15 - Barrie 7, Guelph 3
Game 3 - Thursday, August 16 - Barrie 7, Guelph 6
Game 4 - Saturday, August 18 - at Guelph, 7:30 pm Game 5 - Sunday, August 19 - at Barrie, 7 pm
*Game 6 - Monday, August 20 - at Guelph, 7:30 pm *Game 7 - Tuesday, August 21 - at Barrie, 7:30 pm
Brantford Red Sox vs. Burlington Twins
(Brantford wins series 4-1) Game 1 - Friday, July 27 - Brantford 21 Burlington 5 Game 2 - Saturday, July 28 - Burlington 7 Brantford 2 Game 3 - Monday, July 30 - Brantford 15 Burlington 5 Game 4 - Wednesday, August 1 - Brantford 14 Burlington 1 Game 5 - Friday, August 3 - Brantford 6 Burlington 5
London Majors vs. Kitchener Panthers
(Kitchener wins series 4-1)
Game 1 - Saturday, July 28 - Kitchener 8 London 4 Game 2 - Sunday, July 29 - Kitchener 9 London 1 Game 3 - Tuesday, July 31 - Kitchener 6 London 5 Game 4 - Thursday, August 2 - London 12 Kitchener 1 Game 5 - Friday, August 3 - Kitchener 4 London 1
Barrie Baycats vs. Toronto Maple Leafs
(Barrie wins series 4-2)
Game 1 - Saturday, July 28 - Barrie 6 Toronto 3 Game 2 - Sunday, July 29 - Toronto 6 Barrie 5 Game 3 - Tuesday, July 31 - Barrie 13 Toronto 3 Game 4 - Thursday, August 2 - Barrie 12 Toronto 4 Game 5 - Saturday, August 4 - Toronto 13 Barrie 9 Game 6 - Monday, August 5 - Barrie 16 Toronto 3
Guelph Royals vs. Ottawa Fat Cats
(Guelph wins series 4-2)
Game 1 - Saturday, July 28 - Guelph 3 Ottawa 1 Game 2 - Monday, July 30 - Guelph 18 Ottawa 4 Game 3 - Friday, August 3 - Ottawa 8 Guelph 1 Game 4 - Saturday, August 4 - Guelph 1 Ottawa 0 Game 5 - Monday, August 6 - Ottawa 6 Guelph 5 Game 6 - Tuesday, August 7 - Guelph 8 Ottawa 2
International Basketball League Stories from August 16, 2012
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