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Corner Brook Barons capture 12U provincial baseball crown

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The Corner Brook Barons put in some work over the Labour Day weekend and it led to a gold-medal performance in the provincial baseball championships Sportscraft 12U Girls division.

The Barons defeated the St. John’s Capitals 9-6 in the championship game on Sunday afternoon in St. John’s.

Corner Brook’s Lauren Chaulk was named the tournament’s most valuable player.

Jonelle Carter of Bay St. George won top pitcher honours.

Corner Brook began the tournament by beat Corner Brook 2 by a 12-1 score on Friday, before downing Grand Falls-Windsor 9-3. They blanked Bay St. George 10-0 on Saturday, then played St. John’s to a 7-7 tie. They thumped C.B.N. 12-2 on Sunday before the gold-medal game.

Corner Brook 2 went winless, losing to C.B.N. 9-2, St. John’s 7-4, Grand Falls-Windsor 19-6, and Bay St. George 15-9.

Bay St. George edged Grand Falls-Windsor 8-7, and dropped a 5-2 decision to C.B.N., going 2-2 overall.

In the 16U girls division, Grand Falls-Windsor beat Corner Brook 15-12 in the championship game.

Corner Brook’s Brooklyn Childs earned top batter honours for the tournament, while Hailey Companion was named top defensive player.

Corner Brook beat Pasadena twice, by socres of 10-9, and 8-3, respectively. They lost to Grand Falls-Windsor 10-8 in their first meeting, but won 15-12 in their second round-robin encounter.

Pasadena was 1-3, with an 11-8 win over Grand Falls-Windsor, and a 16-1 loss to Grand Falls-Windsor.

In the bantam AA division, Corner Brook sported a record of 1-2. They won 13-5 against Grand Falls-Windsor, but fell 12-2 to Mount Pearl and 6-0 to St. John’s.

Mount Pearl blanked St. John’s 3-0 in the final.

In the peewee AA division, Corner Brook went 0-4.

They lost games to Gander (12-5), Bay St. George (14-9), St. John’s (10-0), and C.B.N. (14-3).

Bay St. George had a record of 1-3, with losses coming against Pasadena (10-3), Mount Pearl (12-7), and St. John’s (12-11).

Pasadena was 2-2, as they beat Gander 6-5, but lost 6-5 to Mount Pearl and 9-2 to Paradise.

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