Division Finals Set

Posted July 19, 2019


The two division finals are set for the SouthWest Baseball League, with just 1 of the top four seeds still remaining.  In the North, the top two seeds are out, as the #1 Hamiota Red Sox fell to the 4-seed Virden Oilers and the Rivers Comets were beaten by the Oak River Dodgers, both in 2-0 sweeps.

In the South, the division champion Boissevain Centennials got past the Reston Rockets while the Souris Cardinals upset the Deloraine Royals, both in 2-0 sweeps as well.

The South Division final got underway Thursday night with Boissevain earning a 1-0 series lead over the visiting Cardinals with a 3-0 shutout win.  The SWBL playoffs will now be put on hold until Tuesday the 23rd as Oak River hosts the 2019 Senior "AA" All-Star Provincial Championships being held July 19th-21st.

The series now turn to best-of-fives, the previews are below:

SOUTH DIVISION FINAL

#1 Boissevain Centennials vs #3 Souris Cardinals

Season Series

Boissevain      Souris   
2 WINS 0
31 RUNS 10
.533 AVG .273
4.50 ERA 14.54

Zane Sawyer (6-8, 4 RBI, 3 runs, SB)

Josh Wood (5-9, 5 RBI, 4 runs)

Jordan Foote (6-11, 3 RBI, 3 runs, SB)

TOP HITTERS

Kris Kinnaird (3-7, 3 RBI)

Tyson Kozak (3-7, RBI, 3 runs, SB)

Toby Troughton (2-5, RBI, 3 runs)

Zane Sawyer (W, 7 IP, 5H, 4 ER, 8K) TOP PITCHER Brett Downey (1 1/3 IP, 2H, 1 ER, 1K)

GAME 1: Thursday, July 18th 7:00 @ Boissevain

GAME 2: Tuesday, July 23rd 6:30 @ Souris

GAME 3: Thursday, July 25th 6:30 @ Boissivain

GAME 4 (if necessary):  Monday, July 29th 6:30 @ Souris

GAME 5 (if necessary):  Thursday, August 1st 6:30 @ Boissevain

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NORTH DIVISION FINAL

#3 Oak River Dodgers vs #4 Virden Oilers

Season Series

Oak River      Virden   
1 WINS 1
16 RUNS 7
.361 AVG .281
3.34 ERA 7.50

Dayton Heino (5-7, 2 RBI, 4 runs)

Reece Ciprick (3-5, RBI, run)

Riley Shamray (2-6, 5 RBI, 3 runs)

TOP HITTERS

Dustin Asham (5-8, 2 runs)

Brady Potter (3-6, RBI)

Jeff Peel (2-7, HR, 2 RBI, run)

Chase Anderson (3 2/3 IP, 5H, 1 ER, 2K) TOP PITCHER Curtis Plett (W, 8 IP, 7H, 2 ER, 4K)

GAME 1:  Wednesday, July 24th 6:30 @ Oak River

GAME 2:  Friday, July 26th 6:30 @ Virden

GAME 3:  Monday, July 29th 6:30 @ Oak River

GAME 4 (if necessary):  Wednesday, July 31st 6:30 @ Virden

GAME 5 (if necessary):  Friday, August 2nd @ Oak River



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