- Published: Friday, 28 February 2014 21:14
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February 28: The Thunderbirds got on the board in the first inning with an RBI single by DH Bruce Yari, and got the winning run when LF Tyler Enns scored on a passed ball in the fourth inning.
Starter Sean Callegari got his first win of the season, went seven innings, allowed one run on six hits. Bryan Pawlina went the rest of the way; he allowed only one baserunner, on a walk, and struck out three of the seven batters he faced.
SS Tyson Popoff went 2-for-4 with two RBI, one of them on a sacrifice fly.
Story from UBC Athletics site: T-Birds win first game at Concordia tournament
March 1, first game: Conor Lillis-White pitched four innings, allowed one run on four hits, struck out four.Tyler Gillies got the win. 2B Matt Spillman went 2-for-5 with three RBI. CF Tyler Enns went 3-for-5 with two RBI, two stolen bases, and two runs scored.
March 1, second game: : Jeremy Newton and Alex Webb combined for a shutout of the #2-ranked Warriors. Newton pitched seven innings, scattered 11 hits, was helped by several double plays. Webb got out of a jam in the eighth. The Warriors had runners at first and second with nobody out, and they were bunted to second and third. Webb got a fly out (not deep enough for the runner on third to score) and a strikeout. He recorded two more strikeouts in the ninth to finish the game.
Both of the Birds' runs were in the early going. 1B Vinny Martin hit an RBI single in the first, and SS Tyson Popoff hit an RBI single in the second. Popoff was 2-for-3 for the game.
March 2: The final day of the tournament was rained out.