Bandits lose their first of seven game quarter finals to Barrie; meet again on Saturday at Nelson Park

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August 5th, 2016



The Burlington Bandits lost the first game of a seven game quarter finals series. The Barrie Baycats took the game 6-1.

Jeff Cowan singled and drove in three for Barrie, which leads the best-of-seven quarter-final 1-0. Kyle DeGrace doubled, scored once and had an RBI, Jordan Castaldo had two hits and scored twice, and Steve Lewis added an RBI.

Emilis Guerrero (1-0) went eight innings for the win, allowing one run on five hits, striking out three and walking one.

Nolan Pettipiece had a sacrifice fly for the Bandits and picked up one of five hits. Robert Tavone singled and scored.

Ryan Beckett (0-1) went 6.2 innings and allowed five runs on five hits, walking five and striking out two.

In Kitchener the Panthers won over the Hamilton Cardinals in that first-round playoff series with a 12-6 win Thursday night.

Tanner Nivins, Jonathan Brouse and Sean Reilly all homered in the victory. Nivins added a single, double, two RBI and two runs, and Reilly also doubled and scored twice. Brouse’s home run was solo.

Mike Gordner singled, doubled and drove in two runs, Frank Camilo Morejon had two hits, two runs and an RBI, Justin Interisano singled and scored twice, and Mike Glinka and Mike Andrulis each drove in a run.

Ian Rendon (1-0) went six innings for the win, allowing two runs on six hits, striking out eight and walking four.

For the Cardinals, Chris Beer had two hits, two RBI and two runs. Liam Wilson singled three times and drove in a run, Geoffrey Soto had two hits and an RBI, Tyler Hardie went 3-for-5 with a run, Lake Molleson singled, doubled and had an RBI, and Jake Foden drove in a run.

Chris Lazar (0-1) went 3.2 innings, giving up nine runs (four earned) on nine hits, walking four without striking out a batter.

In Toronto the Leafs turned a dramatic loss in the first game of their series into a 6-5 win over the Brantford Red Sox.

Justin Marra singled home Dan Marra with two out in the bottom of the ninth to give the Leafs a Thursday night and tie the best-of-seven quarter-final at 1-1.

Brantford won the opener Wednesday with a walkoff in the 10th inning and started Game 2 by scoring once in the first and twice in the second for a 3-0 lead. Toronto played catch-up most of the game and finally scored twice to tie it at five in the eighth, setting up the ninth-inning rally that started with nobody on and two outs.

Ryan White singled and hit a solo home run for the Leafs. Justin Marra finished with two hits and two RBI, Dan Marra singled, doubled and scored twice, Jon Waltenbury had three hits and a run, Brendan Keys had two hits and an RBI, and Jonathan Solazzo had an RBI.

Marek Deska (1-0) threw a perfect inning of relief for the win, striking out one. Brett van Pelt started and went seven innings, allowing four runs on eight hits, striking out four and walking two.

Dan Jagdeo had a solo home run and RBI double for the Red Sox. Chris Dennis and Wayne Forman each had a hit and RBI, Nic Burdett singled, doubled and scored twice, and Benjamin Bostick had a double and two runs.

Matt Martinow (0-1) took the loss, allowing a run on three hits in 1.1 innings, walking one. Starter Riley Barr went seven innings and gave up four runs on seven hits, striking out five and walking one.

2016 IBL quarter-finals

Series A
London Majors vs Guelph Royals
Game 1: Friday, August 5 at London; 7:35 p.m.
Game 2: Saturday, August 6 at Guelph; 7:30 p.m.
Game 3: Sunday, August 7 at London; 1:05 p.m.
Game 4: Tuesday, August 9 at Guelph; 7:30 p.m.
*Game 5: Thursday, August 11 at London; 7:35 p.m.
*Game 6: Friday, August 12 at Guelph; 7:30 p.m.
*Game 7: Saturday, August 13 at London; 7:35 p.m.

Series B
Kitchener Panthers vs. Hamilton Cardinals
Kitchener leads series 1-0
Game 1: Kitchener 12, Hamilton 6
Game 2: Saturday, Aug. 6 at Hamilton; 7:30 p.m.
Game 3: Sunday, Aug. 7 at Kitchener; 7 p.m.
Game 4: Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Hamilton; 7:30 p.m.
*Game 5: Thursday, Aug. 11 at Kitchener; 7:30 p.m.
*Game 6: Friday, Aug. 12 at Hamilton; 7:30 p.m.
*Game 7: Saturday, Aug. 13 at Kitchener; 7 p.m.

Series C
Barrie Baycats vs. Burlington Bandits Barrie leads series 1-0
Game 1: Barrie 6, Burlington 1
Game 2: Saturday, Aug. 6 at Burlington; 7:05 p.m.
Game 3: Sunday, Aug. 7 at Barrie; 7 p.m.
Game 4: Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Burlington; 7:30 p.m.
*Game 5: Thursday, Aug. 11 at Barrie; 7:30 p.m.
*Game 6: Friday, Aug. 12 at Burlington; 7:30 p.m.
*Game 7: Saturday, Aug. 13 at Barrie; 7:30 p.m.

Series D
Brantford Red Sox vs. Toronto Maple Leafs Series tied 1-1
Game 1: Brantford 9, Toronto 8 (10 innings)
Game 2: Toronto 6, Hamilton 5 Game 3: Sunday, Aug. 7 at Toronto; 2 p.m.
Game 4: Wednesday, Aug. 10 at Brantford; 8 p.m.
*Game 5: Friday, Aug. 12 at Brantford; 8 p.m.
*Game 6: Saturday, Aug. 13 at Toronto; TBD

*Game 7: Sunday, Aug. 14 at Brantford; 8 p.m.

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