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Chisholm breaks up Archibald’s perfect game bid

Posted on August 17, 2017 by Corey LeBlanc [email protected]

Donnelly Archibald was on top of his game Aug. 1 as he led the Pomquet Acadians to a 5-1 victory over the Heatherton Warriors in AGR action. The Aspen native fashioned a one-hitter, with his perfect game bid broken up with one out in the top of the seventh inning. Corey LeBlanc

Teams in the AGR are preparing for the traditional year-end tournament.

    The action is tentatively scheduled for Aug. 22 to 27, at Pomquet and St. Andrews fields.

    In recent regular season play, Donnelly Archibald of the Pomquet Acadians tossed a dominating one-hitter, with 13 strikeouts, in a 5-1 victory over the visiting Heatherton Warriors.

    Archibald, who also contributed an RBI, was two outs away from a perfect game, when Alex Chisholm stroked an opposite-field double in the top of the seventh.

    Chisholm scored the lone Warrior run on a throwing error.

    At the plate, Dave MacPherson led the Acadians with a home run and three RBI, while catcher Blair van Oirschot added an RBI.

    Adam Anderson, who struck out nine Acadians, took the pitching loss.

    On the strength of 11 strikeouts from winning pitcher Cory Avery, the Guysborough Broadhorns defeated the Carmie MacInnis Insurance St. Josephs U-21 Chiefs 7-0.

    Lawrence Macpherson, who led the Chiefs with a single and double, took the loss.

    For the Broadhorns, Alex Connolly contributed a homerun and three RBI, while Avery added a round-tripper, single and scored two runs.

    James Connolly also plated, while chipping in a single and RBI.

    In doubleheader action, the host St. Andrews Flyers swept the Chiefs.

    In the opener, Steve MacIsaac secured an 11-10 win with a walk-off solo home run.

    Kory Tate, who blasted a two-run homer, took the win, while Logan DeYoung was tagged with the loss.

    For the Flyers, centerfielder Dustin Landry contributed four RBI, including a three-run homer.

    Offensively, Spencer Barron led the Chiefs with two doubles and four RBI, while MacPherson knocked in two runs.

    In the nightcap, the Flyers cruised to a 16-7 victory.

    On the mound, Eriq Proctor bested Macpherson.

    Andrew MacIsaac of St. Andrews exploded for six RBI, including a three-run homer, while Cole O’Leary knocked in two runs, on a single and double.

    Dwayne Russell and Landry added two RBI apiece.

    Josh Avery led the Chiefs with a single, double and three RBI.

    As of Aug. 6 action, the Acadians (9-1) remain in top spot, followed by the Warriors (6-4), Flyers (5-8), Broadhorns (4-2) and Chiefs (1-10).




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