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Sherose Island, Windsor, Hantsport, and Noel Road all vie for top spot in NSIBL standings

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For the latest local baseball news, be sure to visit this website. - Carole Morris-Underhill

WINDSOR, N.S. - The Sherose Island Schooners, from Shelburne County, were certainly hoping to have a better weekend in Hants County July 14-15.

They travelled to Hants North to play Kennetcook July 14 in a pair of Nova Scotia Intermediate Baseball League Games before they finished in Hantsport on July 15 with a pair of games against the Shamrocks.

The Schooners spent the weekend prior, July 7-8, losing three of four games in Hants County as they split a pair with the Noel Road Jays and were swept by the Windsor Knights.  

The following is a recap of those games.

Noel Road 3, Sherose Island 1

Lee Spares pitched a complete game win for the Jays while going two for three at the plate.  He gave up four hits while walking five in earning the win.

Sherose Island 7, Noel Road 2

Defensive miscues cost the Jays in this one as Shaun Marshall suffered the pitching loss despite not walking a single batter. Of the five runs scored against him in five innings, only two were earned.

Josh Burke pitched the final two innings in relief for the Jays.

Aaron McPhee stroked a pair of singles and collected an RBI in the loss while Kenny Miller doubled and Mike White also garnered a pair of base hits.

Windsor 6, Sherose Island 2

The Windsor Knights scored twice in the opening inning, added another run in the fourth and three more in the fifth when they took on Sherose Island.

Jason Hanes threw six innings for the win while Austin Sabean went two for four with a double and Joe Beaton went one for three with a pair of RBIs.

Windsor 5, Sherose Island 4

The Knights fell behind 4-0 after four and a half innings before exploding for five runs in the fifth inning to record the one-run decision.  

Devan Dunfield went two for four with a triple and two RBIs while Beaton was one for four with a double and Elliott Dickson-Green went two for three with a double.

Alex Sabean hurled the win despite allowing 11 hits and four runs, only one of which was earned.

Did you know?

NSIBL standings as of Friday July 13, 2018

                                             W          L         PTS

Sherose Island                    10           6          36

Windsor                                9            5          32

Hantsport                             8            6           30

Noel Road                            8            5          29

Truro                                     7            7         28

Pictou                                   6             6         24

Kennetcook                          1            14        17

Note: A win is worth three points while a team records one point if they lose.

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