Game Recap: Kanata Cubs vs St. Anthony's Angels
Tasty Tater!Updated Monday June 10, 2019 by Kanata Baseball Association.
Kanata Tournament Game 1 – Kanata Cubs vs St. Antony’s Angels
Kanata started the tournament against the Angels as the home team sending Hunter McKnight to the mound to pitch. It took some time for Hunter to get arm slot where it needed to be. A few walks in the inning and a couple of minor hits gave the Angels 2 runs. All 3 outs in the inning came from a battling Hunter on the mound who struck out 3 on 44 pitches. The Sly guy was leading off for the Cubs and hit a single through the infield. Cameron followed that up with a walk to get the first two on for the Cubs. With 1 out, Mason walked. With 2 outs Coleman stole home on a passball. Kyle stepped to the plate and hit a high hopping two run single that went up the middle of the infield. Cubs take 3-2 lead after 1.
Hunter was back to pitch in inning 2 closely watching his pitch count. Hunter got 2 strikeouts and left with a 3-0 count to an Angels batter to preserve his pitch count. Aidan Came on to pitch in relief and was able to hold the Angels and giving up only 1 walk he was able to get a ground ball to Scot at 3rd who fired the ball across the diamond to get the 3rd out. Scot led off the bottom half after a great play on defence roping a double on offence. Thomas followed up with a walk and Coleman who is currently on fire hit a single to load the bases. AB walked followed by a Mason 2 run double to the fence. Five straight walks are what came next until Coleman in his second at bat of the inning hit another single scoring 2 more runs. Cubs score 9 runs in the bottom half of the second hitting to give the cubs a 12-2 lead.
Aidan was pitching well in the top of the third. The inning started with a heads up play by Thomas in rightfield had him come up throwing a strike to Cameron at 1st nailing the runner for the 1st out. A triple to the fence followed by a sac fly had the Angels score 1 run. A ground ball made it through the right side of the infield but a A grounder to Scot at 3rd and a hard throw had out number two. Aidan was dealing at this point and was able to get a pop up infield fly to Connor gave the cubs their 3rd out. In the bottom half AB was leading off and roped a double to left center. He would come around to score and back to back hits by Mason and Connor. Unfortunately the Cubs left bases loaded and were only able to score 1. Cubs lead 13-3.
Aidan pitched a great half of the 4th inning. Striking out the first two batters of the inning. A dropped 3rd strike was able to reach as the ball bounced around behind the plate. The inning ended quickly with a grounder to Owen P at 3rd who fired over to Mason for the last out. With one out Coleman made it a 4-4 day hitting another single. A walk by AB had 2 runners on for Mason who stepped up and destroyed a homerun to centerfield. Cubs score 3 in the inning.
Final Score: Kanata Cubs 16 St. Anthony’s Angels 3
Player of the Game: Mason Kemp (3 for 3 with 1B, 2B, HR, BB)