* Nick Howie (Oakville, Ont.) had a double and a single as the Ontario Blue Jays beat the South Texas Sliders, while Conner Chorpita had a pair of hits as the Dbacks Langley Blaze defeated PG Team Northeast 4-3 in day four of the Perfect Game World Wood Bat championships in Jupiter, Fla.
Scouts blogs from 16th annual Perfect Game WWBA world championships at Jupiter, Fla. ….
Blue Jays roll to 7-2 win
Gm # 136 | South Texas Sliders vs. Ontario Blue Jays
The Ontario Blue Jays (3-1) scored four in the 4th and three in the 5th in their 7-2 win over the South Texas Sliders (0-2-1) Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.
Nick Howie (2015, Oakville, ON) led the Blue Jays with two hits, including a double from the leadoff spot. He also walked, stole a base and scored a run. From the Sliders’ leadoff spot, Beau O’Hara (2015, Katy, TX) also had two hits and two RBI.
RP Darren Shred (2015, Brampton, ON) struck out the side in an inning of relief for Ontario. The 6-foot-3, 200-pounder worked in the 87-90 mph range with life. Texas A&M commit OF/RHP Logan Foster (2016, Lincoln, NE) fired strikes at 86-88 mph in his brief relief appearance for the Sliders.
Patriots collect 11 hits in 8-3 win
Gm # 148 | Canada PG Gold vs. Dallas Patriots
The Dallas Patriots (1-3) pounded-out 11 hits in their 8-3 win over Canada PG Gold (0-5) Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.
Cody Sturgeon (2016, Garland, TX) went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI for the Patriots. He displayed good bat speed and power to all fields. Teammates Gaby Martinez (2015, Watauga, TX) and Anthony Lepre (2015, Agua Dulce, CA) each went 2-for-4 with two runs. Martinez showed a fluid stroke and good plate coverage with a live bat. Lepre displayed a sound hitting approach and power potential. In the field, he showed an accurate arm.
Antonio Lima (2015, Grapevine, TX) went 2-for-4 with two RBI.
Blaze defeat PG Team Northeast
Gm # 170 | DBacks Langley Blaze vs. PG Team Northeast
The DBacks Langley Blaze defeated PG Team Northeast 4-3 to even their record at 2-2 in the tournament. Conner Chorpita (2015, Akron Comm East HS, BC) led the way for the Blaze offense going 2-2 with 1 run scored, 1 RBI and 1 walk. Tanner Rempel (2015, Evit-Mountain Pointe HS, BC) added in a 1-1 day with 1 RBI and Nicholos Hamilton (2015, Lockport HS, NY) went 1-3 with 1 run scored.
Brendan Coulter (2016, Akron Comm East HS, BC) earned the win out of the bullpen going 1 inning and striking out 2 batters. Coulter featured a 74-80 mph fastball and mixed in a 66 mph curveball and a 71 mph changeup.
For PG Team Northeast, Timothy Seagreaves (2016, Washington Twp HS, NJ) went 2-3 with 1 RBI.