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Friday May 25, 2012
The Dawgs teams had a very successful May long weekend that will propel them into this upcoming weekend in Great Falls, Montana. The Dawgs Black team won 5 games in Parksville and lost a heartbreaker in the Championship game losing 1-0. The Dawgs beat the Parksville Royals, the North Delta Blue Jays, the Victoria Eagles and Vancouver Cannons to wint heir pool and advance to semifinals against the Victoria Mariners. The Dawgs won the semifinal thanks to a two run homerun by Alejo Lopez. The Dawgs fell short, however, falling to the Abbottsford Cardinals 1-0. The Dawgs record is now 28-3 on the season.
The Dawgs Red had a great showing in Moose Jaw as they went undefeated (4-0) in their pool to advance to the semifinals. Billy Clapperton and Aaron Ethier led the way offensively and the Dawgs got great pitching performances from Roberto Valdez, Jon Harpestad, and Peter Werth. The Dawgs lost in the semifinals, but had a great pitching performance from Nick Vickers.
The Dawgs White had a good weekend that saw the boys lose a couple close games. Matt Lloyd was tremendous in his outing going a complete game while striking out 12.
The Dawgs take those performances into Great Falls where the Black team compete in the Tier 1 Tournament and the Red and White will compete in the Tier 2 Tournament. The boys will play against competition from all over Montana and Alberta.