Today's high school baseball tournament saw Holy Trinity tie Catholic rival St. Joseph's 3-3 and edge Char-Lan 3-2, in a game decided in the bottom of the 7th inning. The Crusaders lost their other game to Seaway, a 10-1 thrashing. The Spartans also beat the Panthers, 8-2.
SD&H playoffs are set for Thursday, at Legion Park in Cornwall. Char-Lan will tangle with Seaway in the opening semifinal, starting at 9 a.m. The second semi will feature the Falcons and St. Joe's at 11 a.m.
The consolation final will be played at 1 p.m., and the championship game at 3 p.m.
A quick high school baseball season will take place next week, over two days at Legion Park in Cornwall.
On May 21, participating schools will each get two games to determine rankings for playoffs. The schedule has Holy Trinity playing St. Joseph's at 9 a.m., followed by Seaway and Char-Lan at 11 a.m., Seaway and St. Joseph's at 1 p.m., and Char-Lan versus Holy Trinity at 3 p.m.
Two days later, on May 23, the 9 a.m. contest will be the 1 versus 4 semifinal, with the other semi booked for an 11 a.m. start. The consolation final will hit the diamond at 1 p.m., with the championship game set for 3 p.m.
Lancaster's Phil Veilleux saw action in the Concordia Stingers third game at baseball nationals, getting two hits and an RBI in four at-bats. The Stingers beat Carleton, the tournament hosts, 9-1.
The Stingers are now 2-1, scheduled to next play Oct. 21 at 1 p.m., against New Brunswick, in the second semifinal of the day. The other will feature Carleton and McGill.
The championship will also be played Sunday, set for a 6 p.m. opening pitch.
Lancaster's Philippe Veilleux will be in Ottawa later this week, competing with the Concordia University men's baseball team in the national championship tournament.
The Stingers qualified as a wildcard entry after winning back-to-back games last weekend over Montreal.
Veilleux, who studies urban planning at Concordia, is an outfielder with the team.
The tournament is scheduled to run Oct. 18 to 21, with the Stingers scheduled to play three round-robin games: Oct. 18 at 3 p.m. versus New Brunswick, Oct. 19 at 10 a.m. against McGill, and Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. versus Carleton.
The action is scheduled to be streamed on Facebook here.
As we reported in the Aug. 1 edition of The Glengarry News, the 2018 season of Glengarry Minor Baseball has come to a close. Photo galleries from the summer can be found online here.
Here are the four winning teams.
The latest additions to our online photo galleries feature images from Sunday's closing day of Glengarry Minor Baseball and Monday night playoff action in the Alexandria Ladies Ball Hockey League.
You can check out photos from these events and more on this page.
We have three new sports photo galleries this week on our website here.
The latest images cover recent action from GSL senior men's soccer, Glengarry Minor Baseball, and Glengarry Hearts U15 girls soccer.
For the stories on these, be sure to check out the July 11 issue of The Glengarry News.
Competing in the senior Little League provincial tournament in Cornwall, the hometown Royals stand 4-0 following round-robin play, to advance to the championship game set for Monday, July 9 at 4 p.m., at Legion Park.
Their opponent has yet to be determined, as the East Nepean Eagles and Orleans Red Sox will battle today to decide who gets the berth. That game is also slated for a 4 p.m. start.
The winner of the tourney advances to represent Ontario at the national senior Little League tournament.