Braves falter on road but dynamite at home
In NDBL action the Creemore Braves got off to a rocky start with losses in Midland and Lisle in frigid temperatures. Returning home on Motherʼs Day, falling behind 5-1 to the visiting Aurora Jays, Creemore stormed back to win 13-5 behind homeruns from Bryan Post and Bryce Watson. Tommy Gateman homered on Friday’s game to lead off the game.
In opening YSBA Select action, the Mosquito 11U team hosted an exhibition doubleheader against Markham on May 6 and quickly disposed of them 13-5 and 21-7.
Also on Mother’s Day with Gowan Park packed with an estimated crowd of 400 people the Braves opened Braves Field with a thrilling 9-7 win lead by Tristan Parkʼs grand slam in the first game, and Griffin MacIntyre put them back on top with a bases clearing triple in the bottom of the sixth.
They followed that up with a 14-7 route of Orangeville in the second game.
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