Halton Hills Minor Midget AA Guelph Tournament Champs May 11-13, 2018
The HHMBA Minor Midget AA team returned to their favorite ball diamonds in Guelph (where they won the OBA Bantam AA Championship in September 2017), to open the tournament season with a Championship where they pulled off 5 straight victories, including a well-played final beating the Barrie Baycats 4 – 1.
Power hitter Noah Warkentin amazed the fans and stunned the competition by hitting 3 home runs over the weekend, one landing an estimated 360 feet!! The team had a fantastic team effort, continuing their winning ways.
Results from the 12 team tournament as follows:
Game #1 Halton Hills 12 Milton Mets 1
Game #2 Halton Hills 12 Leaside Leafs 0
Game #3 Halton Hills 10 East York Bulldogs 0
Semi Halton Hills 10 Markham Mariners 3
Final Halton Hills 4 Barrie Baycats 1
Team Members with positions in the final game are:
Front Row: Talon Okrainec (3B/1B), Eric Baker (2B), Nick Theim (LF), Ryan Basha (3B), Owen Mattan (LF), Nate Galvao (1B/P)
Back: Coaches Ross Baker and Paul Alves, Patrick O’Reilly (2B), Sam Birk (CF), Noah Warkentin ©, Caleb Douglas (SS), Haydn LeGrand (RF) , Jack Nelson-Alves (P), Coaches Greg Warkentin, Louis Galvao, and Lee Okrainec