Congratulations to Newmarket Hawks Dan Nicoletta who was named the 2015 GTBL Playoff Tournament MVP. Dan hit an impressive .714 in the tournament with 4 RBI's and 2 SB. Dan also played solid defense at second, third and catcher making some huge plays at critical moments.
The Newmarket Hawks beat the Pickering Red Sox 10-0 in 5 innings to capture the 2015 GTBL Championship. Brent Heaslip tossed a complete game giving up just two hits.
Alex Bruce hit his second home run of the tournament while Kevin Holloway went 3-4 with two RBIs.
The Newmarket Hawks have advanced to the GTBL Playoff Finals after defeating the Number One Seed East York Bulldogs 11-8.
Trailing 7-1 going into the bottom of the fifth, the Hawks but bats exploded against Mark Sikorski and pounded out 7 runs to take the lead 8-7. The Bulldogs would tie the game in the top of the sixth but in the bottom half the Hawks tacked on three more to take an 11-8 lead. Hawks starter Brad Crone would come out in the seventh for a three up three down inning for the win and a complete game performance. Jerome Werniuk took the loss for the Bulldogs.
Alex Bruce hit a grand slam and a one run double to lead the Hawks 6-3 over the Leaside Leafs. Victor Simon tossed a complete game striking out six.
The Hawks will play the East York Bulldogs at 2 pm on Saturday with the winner advancing to the Gtbl Championship game.
The 2015 GTBL Playoff Tournament has been set after Leaside beat Martingrove 20-10 last night.
The Newmarket Hawks will be playing the Leaside Leafs at 7:30 pm on Friday August 28, 2015 at Don Beer Park in Pickering. The East York Bulldogs will face off against Pickering at 7:30 pm on Friday at Kirkey Field in Pickering. The losers of these two games will play at Don Beer at 11:00 am on Saturday morning while the winners of each game will face off at 2:00 pm on Saturday afternoon at Don Beer.