Midgets (18U) Wins Silver in 2015 Eliminations
The Midget (18U) team wins Silver against the London Badgers, the Gold winners. Both teams played 7 games in 56 hours. Congratulations to both teams for reaching the Championship game (out of 18 teams).
The West Toronto Midget teams has reached the Championship game 2 times in the last 3 years.
Game 1: The West Toronto Wildcats drop Mississauga North 8-5 in Opening Game of the Elimination Tournament
The West Toronto Wildcats and Mississauga North exchanged the lead four times on Friday, but the Wildcats ended up on top with an 8-5 win over Mississauga North.
The Wildcats pulled out the win thanks to a strong second inning. An RBI double by Gabe Nakonechny, scored Kevin Hillsdon.
Tommy Nguyen went a perfect 3-3 at the dish. He homered in the fifth inning and singled in the second and sixth innings.
West Toronto went up for good in the second scoring four total runs, which came home on an RBI double by Ryan, a sacrifice fly by Dennis Dei Baning, and an RBI single by Nguyen.
The Wildcats built upon their lead with three runs in the fifth. Nguyen started the inning with a solo home run. That was followed up by Lucas Da Silva's single, bringing home Zak Koroneos.
Alex Tabascio was solid in the win with 6 innings pitched, 2 hits and 3 earned runs.
Game 2: The West Toronto Wildcats 18u Outlast Brampton 17 U in high-scoring affair, 14-11
The bats were busy at Nelson Stadium on Friday, and when the dust cleared the West Toronto Wildcats had a 14-11 win over Brampton 2. The teams totaled 29 hits, including 11 extra base hits in the game.
Taka Ryan carried the Wildcats offense and pitching in the victory. Ryan racked up four RBIs on three hits. He doubled in the first and fifth innings and singled in the seventh inning.
Ryan worked out of two tough spots. He pitched 2 2/3 innings and allowed no earned runs on three hits.
The teams traded runs for most of the contest, leading to six lead changes in the game.
The West Toronto Wildcats 18u took the lead in the ninth inning and held on for the victory. A walk by Ryan scored Evan Ross and gave the West Toronto Wildcats 18u the lead for good.
The top of the first saw the Wildcats take an early lead, 1-0. Dennis Dei Baning singled to start things off before Ryan doubled, scoring Gabe Nakonechny.
West Toronto scored two runs in the second inning, and then followed it up with two more in the fifth. In the second, the West Toronto Wildcats 18u scored on a two-run double by Kevin Hillsdon, scoring Eduardo Sanchez Ma and Michael Haggan.
Christian Pandoff had a solid start with 5 innings pitched, 7 hits and 3 earned runs.
Game 3: Newmarket Falls 11-1 to the Wildcats
West Toronto beat up on Newmarket on Saturday 11-1 at Nelson Stadium in six innings.
Dennis Dei Baning kicked things off with a solo home run.The Wildcats scored four runs in the sixth on a walk by Taka Ryan, a two-run double by Tommy Nguyen, and an RBI single by Michael Cecchetto.
Gabe Nakonechny had a busy day at the plate, collecting two extra-base hits. He tripled in the first and fourth innings and singled in the sixth inning.
Peter San Juan brought the heat against Newmarket during his outing. Newmarket managed just two hits off of San Juan, who allowed one earned run, walked two and struck out one during his six innings of work.
Game 4: The West Toronto Wildcats 18u drop 11-4 game to London
The West Toronto Wildcats lost 11-4 to London on Saturday at Nelson Stadium.
Kevin Hillsdon was ruffed up and was relieved by Evan Ross after 3 innings. Ross handled London's lineup with ease, racking up six strikeouts. Ross allowed no earned runs, three hits and four walks over 4 2/3 innings.
Four runs in the top of the third helped West Toronto close their deficit to 10-4. An RBI single by Gabe Nakonechny, a two-run single by Tommy Nguyen, and an RBI single by Zak Koroneos gave the West Toronto Wildcats. Finally, Lamont induced an inning-ending ground out from Eduardo Sanchez Ma.
Game 5: The West Toronto Wildcats 18u get 8 strikeouts from Christian Pandoff, win 4-0 over Hamilton
Christian Pandoff tossed a shutout to lift the West Toronto Wildcats 18u to a 4-0 win over Hamilton at Millcroft Fiels in seven innings.
Pandoff kept Hamilton off the scoreboard for all seven innings he was on the mound. He pitched a shutout, allowing no runs on three hits while striking out eight.
Michael Cecchetto went a perfect 2-2 at the dish for the Wildcats. He singled in the second inning and tripled in the sixth inning. Tommy Nguyen belted his 5 homerun of the season.
Game 6: The West Toronto Wildcats 18umake the most of 10 hits in 9-5 victory over Brampton 18 U
West Toronto and Brampton 1 put runners aboard on Sunday, but it was the Wildcats that were able to take advantage, pulling out a 9-5 win at Millcroft Field.
Brampton had 13 hits compared with the West Toronto Wildcats 10, but stranded 15 runners on base.
West Toronto's Tommy Nguyen was perfect at the dish, going 3-3. He doubled in the fourth inning and singled in the first and fifth innings.
The game's last lead went to the Wildcats thanks to a first inning rally that saw three runs cross the plate on an RBI double by Taka Ryan and an RBI single by Nguyen.
The Wildcats brought home three runs in the second inning, and matched that run total in the fourth. In the second, a two-run single by Zak Koroneos, brought home Gabe Nakonechny and Taka Ryan.
West Toronto tacked on another three runs in the fourth. Nguyen kicked things off with a double, scoring Nakonechny. That was followed up by Michael Cecchetto's single.
Game 7: London Wins Elimination Tournament Beating West Toronto
Despite a big day at the dish from Dennis Dei Baning, who finished 2-2, the West Toronto Wildcats lost 11-1 to London at Nelson Stadium on Sunday.
The game was never in doubt after the first, as London scored four runs on an RBI double by Mansfield and a three-run home run by Keys.
London increased its lead with three runs in the second. The inning got off to a hot start when Lofgren homered. That was followed up by Lamont's single, scoring Lichty and Mommersteeg.
The third inning saw the Wildcats score their only run on the day on an RBI single by Dei Baning.