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It will be the Bearcats taking on the P.E.I. Islanders for the Atlantic championship


BEDFORD – The Truro Bearcats will take on P.E.I. to determine the Atlantic Mosquito AAA champion.

The Truro Bearcats Mosquito squad is playing in the Atlantic Mosquito AAA championship this weekend and are off to a great 2-0 start with wins over the host team and PEI. They are seen here celebrating their provincial win earlier in the season.

The game has been set for 3 p.m.– originally, it was to be 4 p.m. but was likely revised due to weather.

Truro finished first after preliminary action and P.E.I. defeated New Brunswick to earn a berth in the championship game.

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Bearcats await winner of P.E.I.-New Brunswick at Atlantic championships

BEDFORD – The Truro Bearcats are awaiting the outcome of a game between P.E.I. and New Brunswick at the Atlantic Mosquito AAA Baseball Championships, to see who they will face for the crown.

All three teams finished pool play with identical records of three wins and a loss. Truro was awarded first, P.E.I. was second and New Brunswick, third, based on the tie-breaker system.

Eliminated from further play were the host Tri-County Rangers (1-3) and Newfoundland and Labrador (0-4.)

The Bearcats defeated N.L. 11-0 in their final preliminary game this morning.

The winner of New Brunswick and P.E.I. is slated to face Truro today at 4 p.m. in the championship final. In preliminary play, New Brunswick beat the Bearcats 3-1; P.E.I. shaded New Brunswick 6-5; and Truro edged P.E.I. 5-4.

SUNDAY SCORES

New Brunswick 11 vs Tri-County Rangers 3

Truro Bearcats 11 vs N.L. 0

CHAMPIONSHIP

1 p.m.: P.E.I. (2nd) vs New Brunswick (3rd)

4 p.m.: P.E.I. vs. Truro Bearcats (1st)

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Bearcats suffer first setback at Mosquito AAA championships against New Brunswick

BEDFORD – The Truro Bearcats lost to New Brunswick Saturday afternoon at the Mosquito AAA baseball championships, by a 3-1count.

Truro’s record now stands at two wins and a loss as they play their final preliminary game against Newfoundland and Labrador (0-3) at 10 a.m..

Prince Edward Island (3-1) has completed its four games, while New Brunswick (2-1) and host Tri-County Rangers (1-2) also play at 10 a.m.

Championship round games, once teams are determined, will be played at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. today.

If run differential figures into deciding who continues, with the two remaining games to play this morning, P.E.I. is plus-14; New Brunswick is plus-16; and Truro is plus-2.

SCORES

FRIDAY

Truro Bearcats 5 Tri-County Rangers 2

PEI 6 New Brunswick 5

Tri-County Rangers 5 N.L. 3

Truro Bearcats 5 PEI 4

 

SATURDAY

New Brunswick 15 N.L. 0

PEI 5 vs Tri-County Rangers 2

PEI 17 vs N.L. 6

New Brunswick 3 vs Truro Bearcats 1

 

SUNDAY SCORES

 

New Brunswick vs Tri-County Rangers

N.L. vs Truro Bearcats

CHAMPIONSHIP

1 p.m.: 2nd vs 3rd

4 p.m.: 1st vs. Winner of 1 p.m. game

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SATURDAY'S REPORT

BEDFORD - The Truro Bearcats are the only undefeated team at the Atlantic Mosquito AAA Baseball Championships as they posted wins Friday in their first two outings.

The Bearcats, representing Nova Scotia, defeated the host Tri-County Rangers 5-2, and later in the day they edged Prince Edward Island 5-4.

Their 2-0 record has them atop the standings after Friday’s action and they next see action at 5 p.m. today (Saturday) when they face New Brunswick. They wrap up preliminary play Sunday at 10 a.m. with a contest against Newfoundland and Labrador.

Once the preliminary games are completed the teams will be seeded and a championship round will be determined for Sunday afternoon, depending on how the final standings of the round-robin look.

 

SCORES

FRIDAY

Truro Bearcats 5 Tri-County Rangers 2

PEI 6 New Brunswick 5

Tri-County Rangers 5 N.L. 3

Truro Bearcats 5 PEI 4

 

SATURDAY

New Brunswick 15 N.L. 0

PEI vs Tri-County Rangers

PEI vs N.L.

New Brunswick vs Truro Bearcats

SUNDAY

New Brunswick vs Tri-County Rangers

N.L. vs Truro Bearcats

CHAMPIONSHIP

1 p.m.: 2nd vs 3rd

4 p.m.: 1st vs. Winner of 1 p.m. game

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