1958 Game Reports, Vancouver Island     

1958 Vancouver, Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley 
1958 BC Interior 
1958 Vancouver Island 


Naval Vets
Pearce Electric
Wakeman & Trimble

(May 10)   18-year-old Dave Emery had a sensational start to the new season Saturday firing a six-inning no-hitter as Wakeman & Trimble crushed Pearce Electric 17-0 in the second game of the season opening double-header. Eagles shaded the Navy Vets 5-4 in the first game. Emery fanned five and walked two in the abbreviated contest. The right-hander thought he had lost his no-hit bid in the fifth inning when Pearce shortstop Hal Jacobson lined one to left field for what appeared to be a double. But, Jacobson failed to touch first base and was called out. The winners managed to score in double digits in spite of collecting just four hits. Pearce made it easy for Wakeman & Trimble booting the ball ten times while Des Moseley and George Holt combined for 13 walks.

Dave Emery (W) and Doug Patterson
Des Moseley (L), George Holt (6) and Curtis, Chambers (4)

Eagles came from behind with two runs in the eighth inning to shade the Vets. Art Worth reached on an outfield error, Barry Harvey smacked a two bagger and Stu Mitchell followed with a single.. Gary Lawrence, another 18-year-old, scattered eight hits for the pitching win. Bill Garner, who allowed just six, took the loss. Mike Hodge belted an inside-the-park homer for the Vets.

Gary Lawrence and Ron Fumerie
Bill Garner (L) and Max Grund

(May 13)   Solid relief hurling by Cal Putnam helped Pearce Electric chalk up its first win of the season, 4-2 over Naval Vets. Putnam came to the aid of starter Des Moseley in the third inning and allowed just two hits and a run in his seven inning stint. Moseley, a hard throwing lefty, had lost control walking four straight in the second inning and the first two he faced in the third. Playing manager Ron Martin and right-fielder George Holt paced the winners each with two singles.

Menzies (L) and Grund
Moseley, Putnam (W) and Curtis, Chambers (4)

(May 15)  Young Steve Bishop, a star Little League graduate, overcame seven walks to pitch the Eagles to first place in the Victoria Senior League standings Thursday with a nifty three-hitter to defeat Wakeman & Trimble 3-1 at Royal Athletic Park. Bishop rang up 13 strikeouts. George Brice took the loss going seven hits and yielding just four hits. Left fielder George Bishop sparked the Eagle attack with a triple and single, driving in the tying and winning runs and scoring an insurance marker.

G.Brice (L), Emery (8) and D.Patterson
Bishop (W) and Fumerie

(May 17)  With superb relief hurling by playing manager Art Worth, the Eagles won their third straight game Saturday with a 3-1 decision of Pearce Electric. Worth,who took over for starter Ray Tillyer in the second stanza, scattered three hits in blanking Pearce the rest of the way. He struck out ten and walked two. Gary Booth, who gave up a pair of runs in the first inning, allowed just one more in going the distance. He fanned ten but walked eight.

Tillyer, Worth (W) (2) and Frumerie
Booth (L) and Curtis

(May 17)   Wakeman & Trimble pounded out 11 hits in crushing the winless Naval Vets 12-1. They coasted to the win after scoring four runs in the second and five more in the third. Ron Karadimis led the winners with a triple and single and manager Lyall Cornett added a single and double. Dave Emery and George Brice combined to hold the Vets to five hits.

Garner (L), Siddons (4) and Grund
Emery (W) Brice (6) and Patterson

Eagles              3 - 0
Wakeman & Trimble   2 - 1  1.0
Pearce Electric     1 - 2  2.0
Naval Vets          0 - 3  3.0

(May 22)   Left fielder Howie Reid singled in second baseman Ronnie Peskett with the winning run in the top of the ninth inning Thursday to hand the Naval Vets their first win of the season, 5-4 over the previously unbeaten Eagles.  Reliever Brent Siddons was credited with the win. Starting hurler Barry Menzies, who left in the eighth, was the big hitter for the winners with three hits.

Menzies, Siddons (W) (8) and Grund
Tillyer, G.Lawrence (L) (4) and J.Moddy

(May 24)   Dave Emery, with a no-hitter in his first start, pitched Wakeman & Trimble into first place Saturday with a 3-2 victory over the Eagles. They took a 1-0 advantage in the opening frame on Lyall Cornett's run-scoring double. Emery who issued just one walk and fanned nine, was touched for a run in the second when Jim Boudreau singled and losing pitcher Steve Bishop slammed a two-bagger to knot the count at 1-1. Wakeman & Trimble notched their second maker in the third on Cornett's second double. Eagles' playing manager Art Worth tied it again in the fifth with a towering homer run over the centre-field fence. The winning counter came in the eighth on singles by Vic Skinner and Buddy Brice.

Bishop, Worth (8) and Moody
Emery (W) and Patterson

(May 24)  In an afternoon game, Naval Vets scored nine runs on only four hits to dump Pearce Electric 9-7 at Royal Athletic Park. Playing manager Gerry Parker led the winners with two hits, including a three-run double, the lone hit of a six-run fourth inning for the Vets. Mike Hodge cracked a homer for the winners.

Stevens, Putnam (4) and Pike
Siddons, Garner (4) and Grund

(May 27)  A four-run first inning carried Wakeman & Trimble to an easy 9-2 victory over the Naval Vets Tuesday at Royal Athletic Park.  George Brice fashioned a six-hitter for the win. He fanned 12.

Reid (L), Parker (7) and Heath
G.Brice (W) and Patterson

(May 29)   The Eagles, who started the campaign with three wins, were demolished 13-2 by Pearce Electric Thursday for their third straight loss. Eagles held a 2-1 lead in the top of the seventh before the Electricians ran wild for four runs in the bottom of the frame and eight more in the eighth. Gary Lawrence had been breezing along with a three-hitter before faltering in the seventh when a couple of errors got him into trouble. Art Worth, who relieved, was shelled from the mound in the eighth. Stu Mitchell paced the winners with a double and four singles. Des Moseley threw a five-hitter with 12 strikeouts and six walks for the pitching decision.

G. Lawrence (L), Worth (7), Bond (8) and Boudreau
Moseley (W) and Anderson

(May 31)  After three consecutive loses, the Eagles unleashed a 16 hit attack Saturday to crush Naval Vets 17-4. Art Worth cracked a homer and two singles and Gary Bishop added a single, double and triple to pace the winners. Steve Bishop was never in serious trouble although he issued seven walks and ten hits in going the route for the winners.

Menzies (L), Parker (1), Siddons (5), Reid (6) and Health
Bishop (W) and Boudreau

(June 3)   Eagles survived a three-run outburst by Pearce Electric in the top of the ninth inning to come away with a 5-4 victory Tuesday to move just a half-game back of league-leading Wakeman & Trimble. Veteran Art Worth had pitched seven scoreless innings after the Electricians had reached him for a singleton in the first inning. But singles by Norm Curran and Jerry Barber helped them to three runs before Worth retired the side. The Eagles' playing manager was the main force on offense for the winners with a fifth inning homer and single. Hal Jacobson took the loss, touched for six hits while giving up seven walks.

H.Jacobson (L) and B.Anderson
Worth (W) and Tennyson

Wakeman & Trimble   4 - 1 
Eagles              5 - 3  0.5
Pearce Electric     2 - 4  2.5
Naval Vets          2 - 5  3.0

(June 5)  Shortstop Mike Hodge and first baseman Bill Garner each rapped three hits Thursday to help the Naval Vets to a 4-2 win over Wakeman & Trimble who fell into a first place tie with the loss. Howie Reid fired one-hit ball for the first three innings, but he had control troubles, walking three and hitting another, and Barry Menzies relieved giving up eight hits over the last six frames.  Dave Emery allowed 11 hits in taking the loss.

Reid, Menzies (W) (4) and Health
Emery (L) and Patterson

(June 7)   Right-hander George Brice tossed a two-hit gem Saturday as Wakeman & Trimble blanked the Eagles 2-0 to regain sole possession of first place in the Victoria Senior League standings. While Brice walked five, one of them intentional, he racked up 16 strikeouts in keeping the Eagles off the scoreboard. Robin Barnes, up from the Connie Mack League, was brilliant in defeat yielding just five hits.  Both runs against him came in the fifth inning on a single, two walks and an infield error.

Barnes (L) and Moody
G.Brice (W) and Cornett

(June 7)  Naval Vets ran up an 8-1 lead then held off an eighth inning rally to dump Pearce Electric 8-5. A three-run double by Bernie Anderson highlighted Pearce's four-run outburst in the eighth. The losers out-hit the Vets 12-9 as Norm Curran slapped out four safeties, one a double. Bill Garner managed to go the distance for the win, fanning 12.

Garner (W) and Heath
Putnam, Moseley (7), Jacobson (9) and Chambers

(June 10)   Victoria Eagles laced the Naval Vets 13-3 Tuesday behind a 14 hits attack on three Vets' hurlers. Shortstop Bruce Carmichael and catcher Jim Moody each banged out three hits. Mike Ash, in his first start of the season, held the Vets to just four hits. He fanned 11 and walked five.  The league All-Stars will play an exhibition game against a Japanese team from the merchant training ship Nippon Maru Saturday night. The Japanese cadets are expected to give the All-Stars some of the toughest opposition they've faced this season.

M.Ash (W) and Moody, Grand (6)
Menzies (L), Parker (3), Todd (7) and Heath

Wakeman & Trimble   5 - 2 
Eagles              6 - 4  0.5
Naval Vets          4 - 6  2.5
Pearce Electric     2 - 5  3.0

(June 12)  Tony Bishop, a first baseman who switched from softball back to baseball this season, tried his hand at pitching Thursday and gave up just one hit in six innings of work as Wakeman & Trimble blanked Pearce Electric 3-0 at Royal Athletic Park. The lone hit against Bishop came in the first inning. George Brice relieved in the seventh and completed the shutout. Des Moseley went all the way for the losers striking out 13. He gave up a run in the first on a single by Lyall Cornett and a double by Ron Karadimas. In the fifth, Bishop doubled in a run and singles by Dave Emery and John Catterall brought in the final maker in the ninth.

Tony Bishop (W), G.Brice (7) and Cornett
Moseley (L) and Anderson

(June 14)  Wakeman & Trimble strengthened their hold on first place scoring four runs in the fifth inning to defeat Naval Vets 4-3 at Royal Athletic Park.  George Brice scattered nine hits to pick up the win while Howie Reid who yielded just five was charged with the loss.

H.,Reid (L) and Heath
G.Brice (W) and Cornett

(June 14)  The Victoria Senior League All-Stars, expecting a close game, romped to a 17-0 victory over the Japanese team from the Nippon Maru Saturday before the largest crowd of the season.  The game was called after eight innings because of darkness. Steve Bishop tossed the shutout.

Murakami, Kaneda (4) and Weda, Namba (4)
S.Bishop and J.Moody

(June 17)   In a masterful mound performance Tuesday, George Brice fired a one-hitter as Wakeman & Trimble kept rolling along with a 2-0 victory over the second-place Eagles. The right-hander yielded a fifth inning single to Gary Lawrence and walked only one batter in racking up his fourth win of the season. He struck out ten and faced just 31 batters. Two reached on infield errors. A walk and singles by Vic Skinner and Les Brice led to the first run in the second inning and they added an insurance counter in the seventh on a walk, sacrifice and Doug Patterson's single. Robin Barnes took the loss giving up just six hits.

G.Brice (W) and Cornett
Barnes (L), S.Bishop and Moody

(June 19)  Naval Vets got the winning run on a dropped fly ball in the bottom of the ninth inning to edge Pearce Electric 5-4 Thursday night. Pearce had scored a pair in the top of the ninth to knot the score at 4-4. Bill Garner scattered seven hits in going the route for the win, besting Hal Jacobson. Catcher Ron Peskett led the winners with three hits.

H/Jacobson (L) and F. Chambers
Garner (W) and Peskett

(June 21)  A six-run fifth inning carried Naval Vets to an 8-3 win over the Eagles. Shortstop Mike Hodge led the winners with a double and single and three runs scored. Keith Todd scattered nine hits in going all the way for the pitching decision.

S.Bishop (L), Worth (5) and Grund
K.Todd (W) and Heath

(June 21)  Held to just four hits, Wakeman & Trimble bunched three of them in the eighth inning to edge Pearce Electric 3-2 in the second game of Saturday's double-header. Down 2-0 going into the eighth, Wakeman & Trimble rallied for three markers on a walk to Doug Patterson and singles by Steve Emery, Lyall Cornett and Ron Karadimas. Emery, who relieved starter Tony Bishop in the seventh, was credited with the win.

Putnam, Jacobson (L) (3) and Peirson
T.Bishop, Emery (W) (7) and Cornett

Wakeman & Trimble   9 - 2 
Eagles              6 - 6  3.5
Naval Vets          6 - 7  4.0
Pearce Electric     2 - 8  6.5

(June 28)    Pearce Electric coasted to a 7-4 victory over the Eagles behind a seven-hit mound effort by Des Moseley who helped the offense with a pair of hits.

S.Bishop (L), Barnes (2), Worth (5) and Moody
Moseley (W) and Anderson

(June 28)   Howie Reid tossed a seven-hitter Saturday as Naval Vets downed Wakeman & Trimble 9-5 in the second game of a double-header at Royal Athletic Park.  Reid struck out 12 and walked five. 

Emery (L), Ash (7) and Cornett
H.Reid (W) and Heath

(July 2)   Victoria Eagles took a pair of games Wednesday taking a 3-2 decision over Naval Vets in the regularly scheduled game and a 5-3 triumph over Wakeman & Trimble in the completion of the June 26th suspended game; Steve Bishop tossed a nifty three-hitter in the first game to best Barry Menzies who allowed seven hits.  The suspended game was resumed with the Eagles having the bases loaded. Tony Bishop promptly rapped a single to break a 3-3 tie.

Menzies (L) and Heath
S.Bishop (W) and Moody

G.Brice (L) and Cornett
Worth (W) and Boudreau, Moody

(July 2)   Dave Black hammered out three safeties to pace a 14-hit assault by Pearce Electric on three Wakeman & Trimble hurlers. George Holt scattered eight hits in going the route for the winners.

Holt (W) and Pierson
G.Brice (L), Cornett (5), Ash (8) and Cornett, xxx

(July 8)  Buddy Brice had three hits, including a bases-loaded triple to lead Wakeman & Trimble to an 11-5 romp over the Naval Vets. Lyall Cornett also had three hits for the winners. Mike Ash picked up his first win in going eight innings, scattering nine hits.

Ash (W), G.Brice (9) and Cornett
Reid (L) and Heath

Wakeman & Trimble  10 - 5 
Eagles              8 - 7  2.0
Naval Vets          7 - 9  3.5
Pearce Electric     4 - 8  4.5

(July 10)  Brilliant relief pitching by George Holt was a feature of a 5-3 victory by Pearce Electric over the Eagles. Holt came in to replace starter Cal Putnam with three runs in, two runners on base and none out in the third inning. He promptly retired the next three batters and blanked the Eagles on four hits over the last six stanzas. Dave Black with a double and two singles, led a ten-hit attack.

Putnam, Holt (W) (3) and Pierson
G.Lawrence (L) and Boudreau, Moody (8)

(July 12)   With an easy 6-0 victory, Victoria All-Stars kicked off their four-game series with visiting American naval teams. George Brice held the sailors to one hit while the All-Stars collected nine, three for extra bases. Gerry Parker slammed three hits for the winners while Lyall Cornett belted a triple and Brice and Norm Curran each had two baggers.

Micheles (L), Spagnola and Cannon
G.Brice (W) and Cornett, Moody (9)

(July 13)  Victoria Senior League All-Stars made it three straight shutouts over naval opposition from the United States defeating USS Wiltsie 10-0 and USS Estes 19-0 at Royal Athletic Park.  Steve Bishop fired a no-hitter and fanned 16 in the win over USS Wiltsie.

xxx and xxx
S.Bishop (W) and xxx

xxx and xxx
xxx and xxx

(July 15)   Robin Barnes bested Des Moseley in a tight pitcher's duel Tuesday as Eagles shaded Pearce Electrics 2-1. Moseley allowed only four hits - a pair of singles each by Art Worth and Gary Bishop. However, a pair of errors, a walk and a two-run single by Bishop in the third inning were all the runs the Eagles needed. Barnes, relieved in the ninth by playing manager Art Worth, allowed six hits. struck out three and walked one.

Moseley (L) and Anderson
Barnes (W), Worth (9) and Boudreau

(July 17)  Wakeman & Trimble choked off a ninth inning rally by the Naval Vets to walk away with a 4-3 victory Thursday night.  Dave Emery was breezing along with a five-hitter and a 4-1 lead when the Vets came to life in the ninth. A walk, an infield error and a double by pitcher Barry Menzies plated one run and sent Emery to the showers. Tony Bishop relieved and was greeted by a double off the bat of pinch-hitter Gerry Parker. George Brice came in to retire the side without further damage.

Menzies (L) and Health
Emery (W), T.Bishop (9), G.Brice (9) and Cornett

(July 19)  Victoria Senior League All-Stars split a double-header with the powerful Bellingham Bells winning the nightcap 3-2 after losing the opener 5-3.  Each team had ten hits in the first game as Hal Arnason topped Steve Bishop for the mound decision. Lyall Cornett collected a double and two singles for the All-Stars.

Arnason (W) and Dick Zender
S.Bishop (L) and Cornett

George Brice got off to a shaky start in the second game walking the first three men but recovered to go the distance with a four-hitter and eight strikeouts. Bob Hanson took the loss allowing five hits.

Bob Hanson (L) and Dick Zender
G.Brice (W) and Moody

(July 22)   Keith Todd turned in a sharp six-hit effort Tuesday night as Naval Vets edged Eagles 3-2 to move within a half-game of second place in the Senior Amateur Baseball League. Todd struck out nine and walked three.

Barnes (L), S.Bishop (7) and Moody
K.Todd (W) and Heath

(July 24)   Pearce Electric spotted Wakeman & Trimble two runs in the first inning then went on a scoring spree to trounce the lead-leaders 15-3.  Norm Curran and Dave Black, each with a double and single led the winners. George Holt yielded just three hits in going the distance for the win. He fanned eight.

Ash (L), G.Brice (2), Karadimas (6) and Patterson
G.Holt (W) and Peirson

Wakeman & Trimble   11 - 7 
Eagles               9 - 9  2.0
Naval Vets           8 - 9  2.5

Pearce Electric      7 - 10 3.5

(July 29)  Steve Bishop gave up a run in the first inning on four straight walks but settled down to pitch shutout ball with reliever Art Worth the rest of the way as Eagles bounced Wakeman & Trimble 6-1.The pair held the league leaders to just three hits. Les Brice had the longest blow of the game a towering triple in the Eagles' three-run sixth inning.

Ash (L), C.Schima (6) and Patterson
S.Bishop (W), Worth (4) and Moody

(July 31)  Pearce Electric exploded for eight hits good for seven runs in the third inning and were never headed in a 9-7 victory over Naval Vets. Norm Curran led the winners with three hits. Jerry Barber cracked a triple for Pearce but was cut down at the plate trying to stretch it into an inside-the-park home run.  Curran made the defensive play of the game when he made a leaping one-handed catch of Howie Reid's long drive with the bases loaded and two out in the sixth.

Moseley (W), Jacobson (6), Moseley (9), Jacobson (9) and Anderson
Menzies, Reid (3) and Health

(August 4)   In the opener of a double-header, Eagles had a triple-play in a 6-5 victory over the Naval Vets. Eagles broke loose with four runs in the second inning and were never headed. Jim Boudreau with relief by Art Worth registered the win. Boudreau allowed just five hits but issued eight free passes.

Boudreau (W), Worth (7) and moody
Todd (L) and Heath

(August 4)  Southpaw Chuck Schima, making his first start for Wakeman & Trimble, pitched the league-leaders to a four-hit 5-2 victory over Pearce Electric. Schima retired the first 15 men he faced and finished with 11 strikeouts and three walks. Wakeman & Trimble collected only five hits but concentrated their offense. Ron Catterall had the big blow a three-run triple in the first.

Holt (L), Jacobson (3) and Peirson
Schima (W) and Patterson

(August 5)  Pearce Electric cracked 12 hits and capitalized on six Naval Vets' errors in an 8-4 victory Tuesday at Royal Athletic Park. Lefty Des Moseley was the winning hurler yielding eight hits with 11 strike outs. Hal Jacobson and Norm Curran each had three hits for the winners.

Moseley (W), Jacobson (6), Moseley (7) and Anderson
Reid (L), Todd (6) and Heath

(August 12)   Southpaw Al/Chuck Shima won his second game in as many starts pitching Wakeman & Trimble to a 6-3 victory over Pearce Electric. He allowed five hits and racked up 12 strikeouts.

Jacobson (L), Moseley (3) and Peirson
Schima (W) and Patterson

(August 14)   Eagles exploded for six runs in the first inning and coasted to a 9-2 triumph over the Naval Vets. Steve Bishop scattered seven hits and racked up 11 strikeouts to pick up the win. One of the hits was a two-run homer by shortstop Mike Hodge in the first inning.

Parker (L), Menzies (1) and Heath
S.Bishop (W) and Moody

(August 16)   In the first game of Saturday's double-bill Naval Vets scored four times in the first inning and cruised to an 8-5 triumph over Pearce Electric. Keith Todd tossed a seven hitter for the pitching win and produced the biggest hit of the game, an inside-the-park home run.

Holt (L), Jacobson (4) and Peirson
K.Todd (W) and Heath

(August 16)  Victoria Eagles scored three late runs to take a 5-3 decision from Wakeman & Trimble behind the three-hit pitching of playing manager Art Worth. The left-hander struck out 12 and walked five and swung a big bat for the winners with a single, double and triple.

Worth (W) and Moody
Emery (L) and Sadler

(August 19)  Shortstop Mike Hodge, the leading hitter in the Victoria Senior Amateur League added to his laurels Tuesday as cracked a grand-slam homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Naval Veterans a 9-6 victory over Wakeman & Trimble. Hodge also had a single to boost his average to .402.

Ash (L), Brice (6) and Sadler
Reid (W) and Health

(August 21)  Eagles regained first place in the Senior League standings Thursday downing Pearce Electric 7-2 behind the solid hurling of veteran Art Worth to move a half-game ahead of Wakeman & Trimble who clash with the Electricians Saturday afternoon at Royal Athletic Park in the final league game. Eagles bunched their scoring in two innings, scoring three in the third and four in the seventh. Gary Bishop drove in two runs with three singles for the winners.

Worth (W) and Moody
Jacobson (L) and Anderson

(August 23)   Wakeman & Trimble  chalked up a pair of victories Saturday, including a sudden-death playoff win, to capture the Senior League pennant.  They pounded out a 13-7 victory over Pearce Electric in the afternoon in the final regular season game and then edged the Eagles 6-5 in a playoff to break a tie for first place.  In the opener, Lyall Cornett collected a double and two singles and Ron Catterall had three hits as Wakeman & Trimble rapped 16 hits. Lefty Chuck/Al Schima given a six-run cushion in the first three innings stumbled through seven hits and 11 walks to gain credit for the win. Bernie Anderson clouted a two-run homer in the fourth for the losers.

Schima (W) and xxx
xxx (L), G.Barber (7) and Peirson

In the second game, Wakeman & Trimble overcame a 5-3 deficit to top the Eagles. They scored twice in the bottom of the ninth for the win on singles by Dave Emery and Rickey Blake and an infield error on a pop fly that was lost in the lights. Lyall Cornett cracked a three-run homer in the third inning after the Eagles had scored four in the top of the stanza. Eagles out-hit the winners 12 to 7.

S.Bishop (L) and Moody
G.Brice (W) and Cornett

Wakeman & Trimble   15 - 10 
Eagles              14 - 11  1.0
Pearce Electric     10 - 14  4.5
Naval Vets          10 - 14  4.5

Semi-finals (Pearce Electric vs Wakeman & Trimble and Navy Vets vs Eagles) best-of-three series

(August 26)   In a thriller at Royal Athletic Park Tuesday, Pearce Electric scored a pair in the top of the tenth inning to upset pennant-winning Wakeman & Trimble 4-2 in the first game of their best-of-three semi-final series. Wakeman & Trimble had scored a pair in the bottom of the ninth to send the game to the extra frame. Lefty Des Moseley tossed a sparkling six-hitter with 11 strikeouts to post the pitching win. Electricians rapped 13 hits.

Moseley (W) and Anderson
Schima (L) and Patterson

(August 27)  A three run seventh inning carried the Eagles to a 6-3 win in their semi-final opener against the Naval Veterans. Manager Art Worth gambled on young Jim Boudreau as his choice as starter and the right-hander pitched six-hit ball for seven innings giving way to 17-year-old Steve Bishop in the eighth. Eagles launched a 12 hit attack with catcher Jim Moody leading the way with a double, and three singles, two of them perfectly placed bunts. Barry Harvey connected for a two-run triple.

Reid (L) and Heath
J.Boudreau (W), S.Bishop (8) and Moody

(August 29)   Naval Vets edged the Eagles 5-4 Friday to even their semi-final series at a game apiece. Right fielder Larry McKinty rapped three hits in four trips to pace the Vets who had nine hits to just five for the Eagles. Keith Todd retired the last 19 men in order in tossing the complete game victory. Todd helped the offense with two hits, scoring one and driving in another.

Barnes, Bishop (L) (2) and Moody
Todd (W) and Heath

(August 30)   Barry Harvey singled in Bruce Carmichael with the winning run with two out in the bottom of the ninth inning Saturday to send the Eagles into the league final.  Vets had battled back to tie the game 2-2 in the top of the ninth on a walk and double by Ken Villiger.

Reid, Todd (L) (3) and Heath
Boudreau, Worth (W) (9) and Moody

(August 30)  George Brice was in top form Saturday night firing a four-hitter with 15 strikeouts to lead Wakeman & Trimble to an 8-2 win over Pearce Electric to even their series at one game each. The winners had 11 hits, with John Catterall and Lyall Cornett each rapping a double and single.

G.Brice (W) and Cornett
G.Holt (L) and Peirson, Anderson (6)

(September 1)   Wakeman & Trimble scored all eight runs in the first three innings and held off a late challenge by Pearce Electric to post an 8-6 victory to capture their semi-final series two games to one. The Truckers were out-hit 12 to 11.  Norm Curran and Harold Jacobson smacked homers for the losers.

Moseley (L), Jacobson (4) and Anderson
Schima (W), G.Brice (7), Ash (9), Emery (9) and Cornett

(September 2)   Barry Harvey drove in five runs with three singles to lead Eagles to a 7-4 victory over Wakeman & Trimble in the opening game of the Victoria Senior League final.  Catcher Jim Moody also had three hits and manager Art Worth and Gary Bishop chipped in with two apiece. John Catterall had three safeties for the losers. Steve Bishop turned in a steady game on the hill for the Eagles scattering nine hits. He racked up 15 strikeouts.

S.Bishop (W) and Moody
Emery (L), Karadimas (4) and Cornett

(September 3)  Lowell Hodges was the answer to the pitching prayers of Wakeman & Trimble as the left-hander stopped the Eagles on three-hits through eight innings in an 11-3 romp over the Eagles to tie their final series at one game each. Truckers, playing their third game in as many nights had gone through six pitchers in their last two games and were desperate for a starter. Hodges, in his first start of the season, filled the bill. Three Eagles' hurlers allowed just nine hits but walked 12 and were hurt by four errors. Art Worth belted a homer for the Eagles.

Lowell (W), Karadimas (9) and Cornett
Boudreau (L), Worth (5), Moody (6) and Moody, Boudreau (6)

(September 4)   The Victoria Eagles are just one win away from the league championship following a 4-1 triumph over Wakeman & Trimble Thursday at Royal Athletic Park. Eagles gave lefty Art Worth a three-run cushion in the first inning as the first three batters touched Chuck Schima for base hits including Jim Moody's run-scoring bunt single. Worth got the fourth run on a steal of home in the seventh inning. The playing manager yielded just three hits in going the route for the winners.

Worth (W) and Moody
Schima (L) and Cornett, Sadler (7)

(September 5)   Wakeman & Trimble cracked 14 hits and survived 12 free passes to edge the Eagles 4-3 and force a fifth and deciding game in the Victoria Senior League final. George Brice held the Eagles to four hits but control troubles kept Eagles in the game. Eagles stranded 16 base-runners, leaving the sacks loaded in three innings. Brice racked up 16 strikeouts. Lyall Cornett ripped a homer run and a pair of doubles for the winners. Ron Karadimas added three hits. Gary Bishop had three of the four Eagle safeties.

Brice (W) and Cornett
S.Bishop (L) and Moody

(September 6)   Trailing 6-5 after eight innings, Victoria's Eagles rallied for three runs in the ninth to down Wakeman and Trimble 8-6 to capture the Victoria Senior League championship taking the best-of-five final series. Larry McPherson walked to open the frame and advanced on a sacrifice. Catcher Jim Moody singled to bring in the tying run. Third sacker Gary Bishop followed with a single to right to put Eagles in the lead and a pair of errors, the fifth and sixth of the game for Wakeman & Trimble, added an insurance run. The losers out-hit the Eagles 12-7 with George Brice bashing out four hits in four trips. Ricky Blake had a pair of doubles. Art Worth, who started, was relieved by Steve Bishop in the fifth, but came back to the mound in the seventh to capture the pitching win. Eagles took the lead with four runs in the second inning and another in the third but the pennant winners battled back to tie with a singleton in the fifth and went ahead with a run in the seventh.

Worth (W), S.Bishop (5), Worth (7) and Moody
G.Brice, Emery (L) (3) and Sadler, Cornett (2), Patterson (3)


1958 Upper Island senior-level baseball began in earnest in early May in Port Alberni, Cumberland. Campbell River and Courtenay which formed a league while Nanaimo diamonds were idle until June when, following a season in mothballs, a club called the Tyees was reorganized for inter-city exhibition action.

Upper Island Baseball League
Alberni Athletics
Campbell River Braves
Campbell River Cougars (folded in mid-June)
Courtenay Riverside Hotel
Cumberland Chiefs
Port Alberni Cubs

(May 4)  Alberni Athletics put a pair in the win column as they opened the new season with a sweep, 7-3 and 3-1, at Campbell River against the youthful Braves. The oldest player on the Braves is playing coach Don Cameron at age 23. The Campbell River pitchers, who both went the distance were 18-year-old Billy Third in the first game and 17-year-old Carl Woodcock in the second, both recent graduates of junior ball.  The biggest hit of the day was Doug Brinham's eighth inning homer in the first encounter which gave the Athletics a 3-2 lead and they went on to add to the total. A's had broken a scoreless tie in the fifth as Doug Miles knocked in a pair. Braves got even in the seventh on Bob Clarkson's two-run single. After Brinham's circuit blow in the eighth, Jack Mosdell doubled to plate another marker and they added three in the top of the ninth on two walks, three errors and a double by Brinham.

Taylor, Mosdell (4), G.Kimoto (W) (7) and Phillips, Andrews (7)
Third (L) and Cameron

Campbell River took the lead in the second game as Tom Feeley singled in a run in the second stanza. The lead stood until the seventh and final inning when Woodcock lost control after giving up a double to Mosdell and a single to Pat Phillips. He walked Dave Williamson and Alec Spencer to bring in a run and two more scurried home on an error and wild pitch. It was a big day for Braves shortstop Mitsi Kajiwara who was presented with the 1957 Rookie-of-the-Year Trophy. The 18-year-old celebrated by turning in a sharp performance in the field and picking up three hits in the double-header.

Flory, Parks, Mosdell (W) and xxx
Woodcock (L) and xxx

(May 4)  Courtenay Riversides ran roughshod over the Port Alberni Cubs Sunday in their season opening twin-bill winning 20-5 and 7-4. Hart and Montgomery led the winners each with five runs. An eight-run spree in the sixth inning of the first game put the game out of reach. In the evening game, Courtenay held the Cubs off the scoreboard until the ninth when the Cubs plated all their markers.

(May 4)  Cumberland Chiefs downed Campbell River Cougars in both ends of Sunday's double-bill.

(May 11)  A pair of combined two-hitters helped Alberni Athletics to another double-header sweep Sunday as the A's routed the Campbell River Braves 7-0 and 8-4 at Stirling Field.  Jack Mosdell and Gene Kimoto teamed up for the win in the afternoon tilt while Bruce Taylor and Kimoto did it in the rain-shortened evening affair. Taylor's effort was spectacular as he tossed five perfect innings and fanned the last seven consecutive batters to face him. A's had just six hits, including triples by Ernie Patterson and Doug Brinham. Patterson had three hits.

The first game started as a pitching duel between Jack Mosdell and Carl Woodcock. Mosdell had a no-hitter for four innings, allowing a single to Tom Feeley in the fifth before giving way to Kimoto. Woodcock held the A's off the scoreboard until the fourth when two errors and Mosdell's double plated the first run. They added singletons in the fifth and sixth and broke it open with four in the eighth on safeties by Dave Williamson, Ernie Patterson, Doug Brinham and another error and wild pitch. Williamson had four scores in the twin-bill.

Woodcock (L), Third (8) and Cameron
Mosdell, Kimoto (7) and Andrews

Third (L) and Lee
Taylor (W), Kimoto (6) and Phillips

(May 17)   Victoria All-Stars defeated Courtenay Riverside Hotel 3-0 and 9-8 in Saturday's exhibition double-header. The exciting opening game was 1-0 for the visitors until the ninth when they secured the win with two more markers. Courtenay had the bases loaded on several occasions but did not score.  In the second game, Victoria broke a 7-7 tie in the seventh frame and held on for the victory.

(May 18)   With more solid hurling, the Alberni Athletics racked up their 5th and 6th wins of the season Sunday, 15-2 and 6-3 over the Port Alberni Cubs. Gene Kimoto and Bruce Taylor combined to hold the visitors to two hits in the opener as the A's pounded three Cubs' hurlers. The Alberni pair had control troubles issuing 12 free passes., The A's first run came on a steal of home in the second inning. Pat Sweeney and Kimoto also scored in the frame to put the A's in the lead for good.

Former pro Jack Mosdell allowed just four hits in going the distance in the second game. He fanned nine and walked two. A's scored four times in the first inning and were never headed.

Schick, Old, Ivezich and xxx
G.Kimoto (W), Taylor (6) and xxx

xxx (L) and xxx
Mosdell (W) and xxx

(May 19)  Courtenay Riverside Hotel salvaged one weekend triumph scoring the winning run in the eighth inning in a 7-6 decision over Cumberland Chiefs Monday evening.

(May 23)  An effort is being made to revive baseball in Nanaimo. Paul Beck, a former pro, now living in Nanaimo is attempting to get use of Robins Park and to organize a team in opes of entering the Victoria league.

(May 25)   Courtenay Riversides crushed Campbell River Cougars 13-2 and 7-2 in a Sunday double-header at Lewis Park.

(May 25)   Alberni Athletics remained unbeaten clipping the Cumberland Chiefs 13-7 and 3-2. The A's cracked out 18 hits in the afternoon tussle to win 13-7 at Stirling Field in Alberni. 

Dagley (L), xxx and xxx
Taylor (W), Mosdell (5) and xxx

In the second game, Doug Miles' fifth inning single scored Ron Gray with the winning counter in the 3-2 victory. A's took the lead with a run in the third but Cumberland's Dixie Walker singled in a pair in the fourth for a 2-1 Cumberland advantage. Doug Brinham blasted a homer to tie the contest to set the stage for Miles' game-winner.

Roses (L) and xxx
Kimoto, Mosdell (W) (4) and xxx

(June 1)   There's just no stopping the Alberni Athletics. The Islanders took both games of Sunday's double-header from the top club in Vancouver's Industrial League 6-1 and 8-3. Vancouver CYO was short-handed and without their best hurlers but it was clear Alberni could hold its own without much trouble. In the first game, young Bruce Taylor fashioned a neat three-hitter in his best effort of the season. A's managed seven hits, including a two-run triple by Doug Brinham.

Taylor (W) and Phillips
Stein (L) and Ross

A's built up an 8-0 lead in the second game before CYO got on the board with three in the sixth. Second baseman Ron Gray led the winners on the day with four hits.

Mosdell (W), Kimoto and Andrews
Brewer (L), Nosella (2) and Schmidt

(June 4)   Senior baseball is returning to Nanaimo after a lapse of one year. The Nanaimo Tyees, organized by former pro hurler Paul Beck, are set to launch their season June 15th against a team from Victoria. The Tyees have a commitment from the Victoria league that they'll be able to join the circuit if things are satisfactory after four exhibition games.  Veteran Red Naylor has come aboard to help with coaching the new club.

(June 8)   With outstanding pitching and a powerful attack, Alberni Athletics ran their winning streak to 12 games Sunday with 7-0 and 18-3 victories over the Campbell River Cougars. Jack Mosdell and Gene Kimoto combined on the five-hit shutout in the first game and Bruce Taylor had a no-hitter until relieved in the sixth inning of the second. A's pounded out ten hits in winning the opener and 13 in the second. Doug Miles led the A's with four hits on the day. Alec Spencer had three hits and scored five times. Shortstop Ernie Patterson rapped three hits and scored three times.

Mosdell (W), Kimoto (8) and Andrews
Woodrief (L), Clooten (2) and Pierson

Taylor (W), Kimoto (6) and Phillips
Motion (L), Kanik (6) and McDonald

(June 8)  Cumberland Chiefs squeezed out a pair of wins over Port Alberni Cubs, 3-2 and 6-4. Tommy Hutton drove in the winning run in the opener with a sixth inning single. Chiefs had taken a 2-0 lead with singletons in the first and second innings and Cubs tied it with a pair in the top of the sixth on a single by Earl Schick. Dagley tossed a three-hitter for the win while Ray Trelvick took the tough loss allowing just four hits.

Trelvick (L) and Lloyd
Dagley (W) and O'Neill

A four-run fourth inning carried the Chiefs to the second game victory as Dan Bulatovich fired a four-hitter for the win. Chiefs collected five of their six hits in the big fourth frame. Pearse singled in Bob Colling who had walked and then Bulatovich brought in Pearse with another one-bagger. Ken Allen's single scored a pair. Port third baseman Richard Sakauye was a force for the losers with four hits on the day and three runs scored.

Madakoro (L), Olson (5) and Lloyd
Bulatovich (W) and O'Neill

(June 12)   Pat Sweeney had a huge day, driving in six runs and scoring a pair to lead Alberni Athletics to a 12-4 decision over the Port Alberni Cubs. It was the 13th consecutive win for the Athletics, 11 in league play, without a loss.

R.Patterson (L), C.Olson, Madakoro (4) and xxx
Taylor (W), Kimoto and xxx

(June 15)   Port Alberni had a little to celebrate Saturday. Second baseman Earl Schick cracked the Cubs first home run of the season, but the Cubs still fell 11-7 to the Athletics who pounded out 18 hits. Jack Mosdell allowed nine hits in posting the pitching win before giving way to Gene Kimoto. A's broke open a tight game with a six run outburst in the sixth inning. Four singles, by John Elick, Doug Miles, Doug Brinham and Billy Andrews, and a two-bagger from Mosdell highlighted the big inning. Mark Ivezich and Dino Grigoletto doubled in the later frames for the Cubs to help bring in three runs, but they still fell short. While the A's have run up 14th straight wins on the season, the Cubs have managed just one.

Trelvick (L), B.Madakoro, Walls and xxx
Mosdell (W), Kimoto and xxx

(June 15)   Nanaimo Tyees dropped an 12-11 decision to the league leading Wakeman & Trimble crew of Victoria in a game shortened to seven innings because of darkness. A six-run eruption in the fifth inning by Victoria was the turning point. Ron Karadimas led the winners with a homer and two singles. Third sacker Buddy Brice belted a three-run homer and had three walks and scored three times. Pat Shepherd, Earl Robinson and Mike Sevco paced the Tyees each with four hits, including a home run. Nanaimo out-hit Victoria 12 to 9.

Emery (W) and Cornett
Wilgress, Beck (5) and Haslam, McNabb (6)

(June 15)  Cumberland Chiefs downed Port Alberni 7-3 and 9-3 Sunday as the league noted the folding of the Campbell River Cougars.  Big Dan Bulatovich went the distance in the first game yielding seven hits while Carl Olson took the loss, giving up just six hits. The Cubs made six errors. It was a scoreless affair until the sixth when the Cubs punched out four hits and took advantage of an error for three scores. Chiefs responded with five runs in the seventh on just one hit but four Cubs' errors.

Olson (L) and xxx
Bulatovich (W) and xxx

A five-run third inning for the Chiefs proved to be the difference in the second game as Cumberland notched a 9-3 triumph. Dagley fired a four-hitter for the win while Stoltz allowed six in going down to the defeat.

Stoltz (L) and xxx
Dagley (W) and xxx

(June 18)   Cumberland Chiefs capitalized on five Courtney errors and six walks Wednesday to post an 8-2 victory. A four-run eighth inning secured the win. Ken Allen and O'Neill opened with three-baggers and Milburn followed with the long fly to centre for the second run. Tom Hutton drew a free pass and advanced on an error as Bulatovich made first. Monroe's drive to deep left field brought in a run and Bulatovich capped the frame with a steal of home.

Woods (L), Pratt (8) and xxx
Schmidt (W), Bulatovich (7) and xxx

(June 22)  Alberni A's kept rolling along, sweeping yet another twin-bill, this time from the Cumberland Chiefs, 8-5 in 12 innings and 9-5.  Athletics blew a 5-4 lead in the bottom of the ninth as Bruce Taylor issued a walk then made an error to allow the tying run and send the game to extra innings. Alberni broke loose for three in the top of the 12th for the win. Alec Spencer singled to drive in Pat Sweeney with the winner. Ron Gray's two-bagger brought in two insurance runs. A's out-hit the Chiefs 10 to 7.

Mosdell, Taylor (W) (8) and Phillips
Bulatovich (L) and O'Neill

Alberni jumped into a 6-2 lead in the fourth inning and coasted to the win in the second contest. After the Chiefs plated a pair in the first inning, the A's responded with two in the second inning as singles by Doug Brinham, Alec Spencer and Ernie Patterson brought in the first two A's runs. They added two in the third on Tom Hutton's safety and another two in the fourth. The key blows were Pat Phillips' triple and Jack Mosdell's two-run double.  Brinham had five runs for the day and Spencer led the attack with four hits.

Kimoto (W), Mosdell (4), Kimoto (5), Mosdell (6) and Phillips
Dagley (L), Roses (4) and O'Neill

(June 22)  In an exhibition game at Robbins Park Sunday, Nanaimo Tyees used one huge inning to dump Courtenay Riversiders 14-6. In the second inning the Tyees exploded for 12 hits and scored 13 times in going through the batting order twice. Glen Carlson and Bill Haslam each had a triple and double in the stanza, Pat Shepherd, who had a double in the first, added a double and single in the second. Paul Beck had a pair of singles. Courtenay's best frame was the seventh when singles by Woods, McLellan and Ennis Bosomworth produced three runs. Riverside starting pitcher McLellan suffered through the entire second inning. Beck, Red Wilgress and Bert Webb shared mound duties for Nanaimo.

McLellan (L), Woods (4), Bosomworth (7) and Montgomery
Beck, Wilgress (4), Webb (7) and Haslam

(June 22)    With four-hit pitching efforts by Bill Third and Carl Woodcock, Campbell River Braves clipped the Port Alberni Cubs 5-1 and 8-1 in a Sunday double-header.

Ivezich (L) and Lloyd
Third (W) and Cameron

Trelvick (L), Madakoro (5) and Lloyd
Woodcock (W) and Cameron

(June 29-30,July 1)  Courtenay Dominion Day Tournament 

(July 6)  Centrefielder Doug Brinham had six hits and first baseman Doug Miles rapped five Sunday to pace Alberni Athletics to twin wins over Courtenay Riversides, 4-3 and 7-3. In the opener, A's got all their runs in the seventh inning. Alec Spencer cracked a double to score a pair and Dave Williamson also doubled to bring in Spencer. Ernie Patterson followed with a single to knocked in the fourth run. Bruce Taylor got the pitching win with a seven-hitter. Gordon Pratt, who also allowed just seven hits, took the loss.

Taylor (W) and Phillips
Pratt (L) and J.Montgomery

Another four-run stanza, this time the fourth, put the A's in the driver's seat in the second game as Gene Kimoto and Jack Mosdell combined on a seven-hit effort for the winners. A's punched out 12 hits. Second baseman Skip Montgomery has a homer for Riverside.

Kimoto (W), Mosdell (7) and Phillips
Bosomworth (L), Woods (5) and J.Montgomery

(July 13)   In their third exhibition game of the season, Nanaimo Tyees dropped a 2-1 decision to Courtenay Riverside Hotel.  The game featured outstanding pitching with winner hurler Ronnie Lund firing a three-hitter and loser Red Wilgress yielding just two.

(July 27)  After 18 consecutive victories, without a loss this season, Alberni Athletics went down twice Sunday dropping a 7-6, 10-inning decision and a 6-3 contest to Courtenay. In the first game, Riversides took the lead, 6-3, with four runs in the fifth inning. Orr led off the frame with a triple and catcher Jerry Montgomery followed with a single to tie the game at 3-3. Singles by Woods and Hawkins brought in two more and a three-bagger by Harrison plated the sixth marker.  A's  battled back with three in the ninth to knot the count at 6-6. Doug Brinham tripled to score Alec Spencer and hits by Ron Gray and Bruce Taylor scored two more. However, Riversides got the winner in the tenth as starting pitcher Ronnie Lund scampered home with the winner.

Taylor (L) and Andrews
Lund, Pratt (W) (9) and Montgomery

In the second game, Courtenay scored three in the first stanza on hits by Ronnie Lund and McLellan and were never headed in the 6-3 triumph. Woods fired a five-hitter in going the route for the pitching win.

Mosdell (L) and Andrews
Woods (W) and Montgomery


(August 10)   The pennant-winning Alberni Athletics whipped Campbell River Braves 4-3 and 14-3 Sunday to move on to the league final against the winner of the Courtenay-Cumberland series. A's who dropped both games of a double-header two weeks ago, came from behind in both games. They got the winner in the first game after a Braves' error in the bottom of the ninth. The sloppily played match saw each team make six errors. Alberni won it with just three hits while Bruce Taylor and Jack Mosdell held the Braves to just two. Mosdell was the winner in relief in both games.

Taylor, Mosdell (W) (7) and Andrews
Third, Sylvest (L) (8) and Cameron

Braves got off to a big start with three runs in the first inning of the second game, but that's all they would get. Gene Kimoto and Mosdell blanked Campbell River the rest of the way while Alberni rapped 13 hits en route to the 14-3 trouncing.  A four-run fourth frame featured two-baggers by Ron Gray, Doug Miles and Pat Sweeney. The six-run eighth had doubles by Gray and Folka and six walks, four of them in a row.

Kimoto, Mosdell (W) (4) and Phillips
Woodcock (L), Hopton (8), Cameron (8) and Clarkson

(August 10)   Cumberland Chiefs and Courtenay Riverside split their playoff double-header. Ron Lund twirled a shutout as Riverside walloped the Chiefs 11-0 in the opener. In the second game, Danny Bulatovich overcame a five-run first inning to settle down and hold the Chiefs in check as Courtenay won 14-6.

xxx and xxx
Lund (W) and xxx

Bulatovich (W) and xxx
Pratt (L), Lund and xxx

(August 13)  Courtenay Riversides downed Cumberland Chiefs 12-3 Wednesday to win a berth in the league final against the Alberni Athletics. The game was called after seven innings because of darkness. Courtenay put the game away early with four in the first inning and five more in the second.

(August 17)   On a day which produced 20 errors, Alberni Athletics took a stranglehold on the best-of-five final series taking both games of Wednesday's playoff double-header, 6-4 and 6-3. In an unusual twist in the opener, starter Bruce Taylor, who picked up the win, was relieved on three occasions by Jack Mosdell. Each time, Mosdell entered with men on bases from walks and each time he retired the side without much trouble. With a pair of runs in the sixth inning Alberni took the lead for good. Courtenay cut the lead with runs in the eighth and ninth but fell just short. Alberni had seven hits, Riversides rapped six.

Taylor (W), Mosdell (4), Taylor (5), Mosdell (7), Taylor (8), Mosdell (9) and Andrews
Lund (L), Pratt (7) and Montgomery

Gene Kimoto pitched and batted Alberni to the 6-3 win in the second game. He combined with Jack Mosdell to hold Courtenay to eight hits while driving in three runs with a triple and a liner to first.  The unusual turn in the second game was a base-running mistake which cost Courtenay at least one run.  In the eighth, after the Riversides had rallied to load the sacks, first baseman Hawkins rapped a long double but the base umpire ruled that Burn, on first, had failed to touch second base on his way around the diamond. A run was disallowed and Burns was out.

Kimoto (W), Mosdell (9) and Andrews
Pratt (L) and Montgomery

(August 24)  Capping an extremely successful season, Alberni Athletics topped Courtenay 5-3 to win the best-of-five final in three straight games. Jack Mosdell picked up the pitching win after relieving starter Gene Kimoto in the second inning. Ron Lund took the loss. Courtenay out-hit the winners 8 to 7. Alec Spencer was the lone Athletic to get more than one hit. He had a pair of singles. Doug Brinham and Pat Sweeney had the long blows, each with a triple. Jerry Montgomery and Lund each managed two hits for the Riversides.

Kimoto, Mosdell (W) (2) and xxx
Lund (L) and xxx

In an exhibition game, Athletics won again, beating Courtenay 6-3 behind a ten hit attack, including a three-bagger by Alec Spencer and a double by Pat Phillips. Outfielder Doug Brinham picked up the pitching win taking over for starter Gene Kimoto in the fourth.

Kimoto, Brinham (W) (4) and xxx
Pratt (L) and xxx

(August 30-31, Sept 1)  Courtenay Labour Day Tournament