The 15u Elks 341 Black Sox Baseball club hit the road this past weekend for a four game set in North Bay.
The locals managed to capture 3 of the 4 games and improved their overall record to 6-6.
Game results courtesty of Chris Walls:
Game 1: North Bay Stingers 6 Soo Black Sox 4
The Sox got off to a quick start scoring early, however, North Bay was able to weather the storm and come back to grab the game one victory.
Losing Pitcher was Julian Ruscio on 2 2/3 strong innings.
Carter Gallivan led the offense with a triple and 2 singles, and Malcolm McGugan added 3 singles and 2 RBI’s.
Game 2: Soo Black Sox 14 North Bay Stingers 7
A huge 7 run third inning helped the Sox control the game and get the split on Saturday.
The offense produced 11 total hits and the Sox also stole 9 bases throughout the game with Colin Sirois swiping 2 of them.
The winning pitcher was Matthew Gagne with 5 solid innings.
Malcolm McGugan led the way with 3 singles and 3 RBI’s while Adam Sylvestre added 2 Singles to help the cause.
Game 3: Soo Black Sox 11 North Bay Stingers 4
Sunday morning, saw the Sox get off to a slow start before settling in. A big 4th inning saw the Soo plate 6 runs and take the lead for good.
Winning pitcher, Carter Gallivan, tossed 4 innings with 7 strikeouts to stifle the North Bay offensive attack.
Avery Kalliomaa had 2 singles and 2 RBI’s to lead the attack, while Brett Davey had a double and 2 RBI’s and Julian Ruscio added a double.
Game 4: Soo Black Sox 13 North Bay Stingers 5
In the final game, the Locals broke the game open with 7 runs in the 3rd inning to end the weekend strong.
The Sox had 13 hits in the victory.
The winning pitcher was Malcolm McGugan. He also added 2 singles offensively.
Matthew Gagne added 2 singles and an RBI, while Landon Assiginack had a double and RBI
Lucas Malcolm and Owen Allen both added a single and RBI
Next action for the Sox is Wednesday, June 13th @ Sinclair Yards when they host the Soo Michigan 15u Sluggers.
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