The Bluffton Bulldogs mens’ team won the silver medal in the Intermediate B/C mens’ fast pitch provincials held in Grande Prairie July 17 to 9. In the back row are Blair Stout

Bluffton Bulldogs bring home silver from provincial tournament, now in league playoffs

The Bluffton Bulldogs mens’ team won the silver medal in the Intermediate B/C mens’ fast pitch provincials.

  • Tue Jul 28th, 2015 12:00pm
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The Bluffton Bulldogs mens’ team won the silver medal in the Intermediate B/C mens’ fast pitch provincials in Grande Prairie July 17-19.

Their first game was against Clear Prairie, after giving up five runs in the first inning they went on to lose 6-5.

The next game was against the Delburne Bulls who they beat 11- 6. The game saw lead off hitter and starting left fielder Josh Dubielew break his hand diving for a ball.

Saturday morning’s game was against Sunset House Snipers from Valleyview. Bobby Grinde pitched a shutout giving Bluffton a 4-0 win. The last game of the round robin was against Calgary Pirates. Logan Steeves pitched well in a poorly played game.

The Bulldogs came out on top 10-7 giving them a berth in the intermediate B-Gold medal game, Sunday morning. The SSH Sniper’s pitcher was hot, giving up only solo homeruns to Mackenzie Stout and Mike Steeves.

The Bulldogs were defeated 5-2, giving them the silver medal.

The Bulldogs now will con- centrate on the Highway 21 league playoffs. Bluffton is the number one team in the league after playing each team twice.

Playoffs began July 27 in Bluffton at 7 p.m.