Waterloo Ghosts 19U Gold Wins an Amazing Third Straight Provincial Championship, and is ready to defend their Nationals Gold next week!
With Shelby Kempel On The Mound, Waterloo Ghosts 18U Gold Shuts Out Oakville Angels to Win Provincial Championship Sunday
Shelby Kempel didn't allow a single run against Oakville Angels, throwing a complete game shutout and leading Waterloo Ghosts 18U Gold to a 5-0 victory on Sunday to win a remarkable 3rd straight for the core group of last year girls
Breanna Paolatto’s misplayed grounder in the 5th plated Avery Hilpert with deciding run after her double and daring steal of 3rd base.
Four RBI Day For Jessie Panchaud Spells Out Victory For Waterloo Ghosts 18U Gold Over Vaughan Vikings in Semi Final Win
Jessie Panchaud came the ballpark and meant business on Sunday, driving in four on two hits to lead Waterloo Ghosts 18U Gold past Vaughan Vikings 12-4 on Sunday. Panchaud drove in runs on a double in the third and a single in the fourth.
Both offenses were strong at the plate as Waterloo collected 13 hits and Ice blue nine in the high-scoring affair
Shelby Kempel earned the victory in the circle for Waterloo . She surrendered zero runs on two hits over two and a third innings, striking out one and walking zero. Makayla Benz threw one and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Anissa Zacharczuk started the game for theGhosts. She allowed five hits and five runs over three innings, striking out two and walking one
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WATERLOO GHOSTS GOLD MIDGETS WIN CANADIAN QUALIFIERS The Waterloo U19 girls put together an amazing run of ball over the weekend winning 9 of 10 games including 4 in a row in the grueling heat of Windsor on Sunday to win the Provincial qualifying tourney and will represent as Ontario 1 in Surrey BC next month at Nationals.
The final was a back and forth thriller with the Ghost girls getting 4 runs to go ahead in the 5th and holding off a late Windsor rally to win 8-7. Jade Nowe had a huge game with a 2 run single and later a 3 run homer and started 2 double plays at 3B to kill rallies. Allyse Volpe capped off a great weekend with 4 more hits and scored twice while Avery Hilpert had a pair of hits and the game winning RBI after Nowe’s homer. Shelby Kempel picked up the win in relief of Skyler Stockie who had pitched the first 4.
In the semi-finals the locals edged out Oakville 7-6 avenging their only loss on Saturday night. Stockie pitched 3 relief inning to pick up starter Anissa Zacharczuk and got the pitching win. Volpe was an offensive menace again with 4 hits from her leadoff spot while Rainey Psenicka chipped with in with 3. Nowe and Claire Lavereau each had a pair of hits too. Earlier in day the Ghosts downed Brampton 11-7 with a 7 run 4thinning explosion setting the tone. Nowe had 3 more hits including a 2 run homer while Volpe and Lavereau each had 3 as well. Zacharczuk also had 2 safeties while Psenicka had 3 RBI’s.
Prior to that the Ghost girls actually qualified for Canadians by assuring a top 4 placing with a mercy shortened 10-0 drubbing of Guelph. Presly Buchanan had the pitching victory with relief help from Kempel who also had a huge 3 run homer in the 1st to spark the offensive onslaught. Jess Panchaud had a single and a double and 3 runs driven in. The Ghost Gold girls will head to Surrey BC to begin play on August 6th to 12th hopefully to improve on their 3rd place finish of 2017 with 12 returning players from that team.
Waterloo Ghosts Gold 18U Takes Victory Over Brampton Murray to win Waterloo Invitational Title