The Williamsburg White Pioneers were the visitors at their own ballpark on Thurs., May 11, as the Green Pioneers were the host. The White Pioneers’ pitcher Cam Shaver had a good third inning as he struck out the side. The White Pioneers went on to take the game 9-2 picking up their second win of the season. Moore photo
WILLIAMSBURG — The Williamsburg White Pioneers had two games this past week as they travelled to Kemptville on Tuesday night to take on the Kemptville 4 Wildcats and were the visitors to the Green Pioneers on Thursday night.
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The Williamsburg Green Pioneers played host to their brothers the White Pioneers on Thurs., May 11, at the J. C. Whitteker Ball Park in the Upper Canada Little League. The White Pioneers won their opening game in Kemptville with a win over the 4 Wildcats with a convincing 14-3 trouncing and looked to make it 2-0 on the season. For the Green Pioneers it was their home and season opener.
The White Pioneers got five batters to the plate in the top of the first inning but failed to score but they also managed to hold the Green Pioneers off the board allowing only four batters to the plate.
The White Pioneers opened the scoring in the top of the second inning with two runs. The Green Pioneers got six batters to the plate but failed to score in the bottom of the second. The White Pioneers scored two more runs in the top of the third inning to take a 4-0 lead and their pitcher Cam Shaver struck out the side.
The White Pioneers blew the game wide open in the top of the fourth inning scoring five runs taking a 5-0 lead. The Green Pioneers added two runs in the bottom of the fourth and neither team could score in the fifth inning as the White Pioneers picked up their second win of the season 9-2.
Scoring for the White Pioneers were Cam Shaver and Brayden Barrie with two runs each and Terrence Mudded, Dryden Buter, Devon Honders, Austin Roy and Hudson Fetterly each scored singles. Buter pitched the first two innings, Shavers pitched the third and fourth, and Barrie pitched in the fifth.
Scoring the runs for the Green Pioneers were James Martens and Marty McLeod.
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The Williamsburg Major White Pioneers opened their season on the road as they travelled to the Riverside Ball Park in Kemptville to take on the Kemptville 4 Wildcats on Tues., May 9, in the Upper Canada Little League.
The Pioneers scored the maximum five runs in the top of the first inning and the Wildcats had no answer in the bottom half of the inning. The Pioneers scored four more runs in the top of the second inning but allowed two to come across the plate in the second taking a 9-2 lead into the third inning.
The Pioneers’ bats were humming as they scored another five runs in the top of the third and held the Wildcats off the board in the bottom of the inning. In the fourth inning, the Pioneers only got four batters to the plate and three of them struck out.
The Wildcats had their last at bat but could only manage a single run as the Pioneers went on to take the game 9-2 for their first victory of the season. Scoring the runs for the Pioneers were Terrence Mudde and Cam Shaver with three each, Mason Hummel, Brayden Barrie and Ben Joldersma scored two and Dryden Buter, Olivia Mudde and Austin Roy scored singles.
Barrie pitched the first two innings, Shaver pitched the second and third innings and Buter finished the game in the fifth.
The Williamsburg Major White Pioneers welcome the Kemptville 3 Wildcats to the J. C. Whitteker Ball Park on Thurs., May 18, at 6:15 p.m. The Pioneers then travel to the Riverside Ball Park in Kemptville for a return game against the Kemptville 3 Wildcats on Mon., May 22, at 6:15 p.m.