Thunder Bay Lakers Baseball Club: Welcome

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The Thunder Bay Lakers 11U Baseball Club will have a full schedule this season traveling to tournaments in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Ontario as well as playing in the Thunder Bay Little League. 

The Thunder Bay Lakers have joined with the Northwest Slam Baseball Club and together have had over 40 players play at the collegiate level.

The Northwest Slam and Thunder Bay Lakers program's were developed to give Thunder Bay's elite baseball players the opportunity to showcase their abilities to college coaches and professional scouts. Since there are no High School baseball programs in Thunder Bay, we are trying to give our players a chance to reach the next level, whether it be in the college or professional ranks.

 



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Lakers getting pumped up before first game

LAKE HALLIE CLASSIC

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Ewan Menard batting in Championship game

 

The Lakers 11U won the Consolation Championship in the 18th annual Hallie Boys Classic this past weekend in Lake Hallie, Wisconsin.

In game 1 the Lakers lost to New Richmond 6-3. Alex Pineau and Will Droll each had 1 hit and an rbi.

In game 2 Wassau West battled back from a 6-2 deficit to upend the Lakers 7-6. With the loss the Lakers were sent to the Consolation bracket as the #2 seed.

In game 1 of the Consolation bracket Jeremy Dunmore's 2 run double gave the Lakers a 4-2 lead and Ethan Willmore tossed the last 3 innings to pick up the save, allowing 1 run. Will Droll picked up the win for the Lakers pitching the first  3 innings and limiting Eau Claire to 1 run.

In the semi-final the Lakers erupted for 6 runs in the bottom of the 4th inning to cruise to a 10-0 win over Rice Lake. Jack Pineau was the winning pitcher with 2 innings of shutout ball. Alex Pineau finished the game with 2 scoreless innings.

In the Championship game the Lakers once again jumped out to a big lead, scoring 11 times in the first frame. They would add another run in the 3rd inning and finish with a 12-2 victory over Richfield. Will Droll was the winning pitcher tossing the first 3 innings and not allowing a run. 

 

 



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Austin Hart batting in semi-finals

2014/2015 LAKERS TRY-OUTS

Try-outs for the 2014/2015 Thunder Bay Laker travel teams are Aug 25th & 26th @ George Burke Park from 6-7:30 p.m.

The Lakers will have 5 teams next year:

10U, 11U, 12U, 13U & 15U 



NORTHERN ELITE LEAGUE

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Lakers go 4-0 in the Sault

The Thunder Bay Lakers were in Sault Ste. Marie over the weekend to compete in the Northern Elite League. The team won all 4 of their games over the weekend.

 

Here is a recap of this past weekend’s games:

Game 1

Thunder Bay Lakers                11

Sudbury Shamrocks                 1

Will Droll picked up the win, tossing 3 scoreless innings with 5 strikeouts, while Ethan Wilmore pitched the final 2 innings to combine for the 5 inning no hitter and a 11-1 pounding of the Sudbury Shamrocks. Alex Pineau was 2-4 with a triple and one run scored as well as 2 RBI. Jaiden Varey was 2-2 at the dish with a triple a 2 runs scored.

 

Game 2

Thunder Bay Lakers                13

Sault Ste. Marie Black Sox      0

Jack Pineau picked up the win with 3 scoreless innings, striking out 5, while Easton Adams finished the game on the hill to once again combine on a no hitter for the Lakers in route to a decisive 13-0 win over the Sault Ste. Marie Black Sox. Adams was also 4-4 at the plate with 3 runs scored. Alex Atwill added a 3-3 performance with 2 runs scored, while Will Droll was 3-3 with 2 runs scored. Jeremy Dunmore and Adam Lafroy added 2 hits apiece, while Austin Hart had a double with 2 RBI.

Game 3

Thunder Bay Lakers                10

Valley East Renegades              1

The Lakers erupted for 21 hits in routing the Renegades 10-1. Alex Pineau was the winning pitcher tossing 3 innings, striking out 6 and not allowing a run. Easton Adams and Jaiden Varey finished the game for the Lakers on the mound finishing the final 4 innings and only allowing 1 run. Alex Atwill was 2-3 with a double and run scored. Ethan Wilmore and Adam Lafroy were also 2-3 each with both scoring 2 runs apiece, while Ewan Menard was a perfect 1-1 at the dish.

Game 4

Thunder Bay Lakers                4

Sault Ste. Marie Black Sox      1         

The Lakers scored 4 times in the first inning and then held on for a 4-1 victory over the Sault Ste. Marie Black Sox. Will Droll picked up the win for the Lakers, tossing 4 innings and striking out 7 batters and limiting the Black Sox to 3 hits. Jack Pineau picked up the save for the Lakers tossing the 7th inning and keeping the Sault in check with a scoreless inning of work. Alex Atwill, Alex Pineau, Easton Adams and Jeremy Dunmore all had hits in the 1st inning to stake the Lakers to the 4-0 lead. Ewan Menard also added a 1-2 performance at the plate.




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Getting ready to take the field

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Ethan Willmore getting ready to rope a double



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