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By Bob Elliott
OF Canice Ejoh went deep to ring in the old year and went deep to new.
Ejoh (Brampton, Ont.) who plays for the Ontario Royals and coach Shawn Lynn, competed ninth Annual POWER SHOWCASE at Marlins Park in Miami.
He hit six home runs to finish fourth of 48 players in the 2015 class.
He also walked to lead off the fifth, but was also gunned down on a steal attempt thanks to a perfect throw from New Jersey catcher Herberto Vega as the East edged the West 5-4 in the All-American Classic.
And he was not finished their on his tour of Florida.
He headed for Fort Myers and the Perfect Game World Showcase where he was ranked 32nd of the assembled prospects.
C Hayden Jaco (Coquitlam, BC) of the Langley Blaze and coach Jamie Bodaly, hit two homers.
1B Matt Carscadden (Mississauga, Ont.) of the Ontario Blue Jays, who plays for coach Sean Travers and OF-1BWyatt Larmand(Ajax, Ont.) of the Toronto Mets and coach Ryan McBride, hit one each.
CF Dennis Dei Baning (Toronto, Ont.) of the West Toronto Wildcats and coach Raf Choudhury; Jaco, Carscadden and Larmand were with the Nationals who scored a 9-4 win over Ejoh and the Americans.
1B Kevin Sengara (Vancouver, BC) who plays for of the Langley Blaze and coach Doug Mathieson, was with the West team.
1B Matheson Duff, 13, (Guelph, Ont.) of the Guelph Royals hit nine home runs, including a 413-foot blast.
He scored on a ground ball as the West beat the East 9-7 in the Future Stars All American Classic.
Ejoh’s trip to Florida wasn’t finished in Miami. He then headed across state to the Perfect Game World Showcase at Terry Park in Fort Myers.
There he was ranked 32nd of the 140 prospects.
He ran a 7.19 60 and his velocity from the outfield was clocked at 80 MPH.
Batting practice highlights
Canice Ejoh (2015 OF, Brampton, ON) is a young Canadian with a simple swing and easy plus strength at the ball. He was pulling line drives out of the Stadium Field without much effort or length to his swing.
Purple vs Orange Game highlights (by Justin Hlubek)
Canice Ejoh (OF, 2014, St. Thomas Aquinas SS, Toronto, ON) showed excellent bat speed with a power approach and a quiet set up.
32. Canice Ejoh – OF – 2015 – Brampton , ON
Ejoh is a young Canadian with big right handed strength in his swing. He has a low effort swing but a big impact with the barrel. He also ran the bases aggressively and showed overall athleticism.
LHP Jake Foden (Toronto, Ont.) of the Ontario Terriers and SS Trevaun Smith (Brampton, Ont.) of the Brampton Royals attended the World Uncommitted Showcase in Fort Myers.
Smith ran a 6.95 60 and was clocked at 77 MPH from his infield position, while Foden’s fastball was clocked at 78 MPH.