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Hawks claim the crown

It was slightly shortened, but it was still perfect.

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The Veitch’s Ultramar Hawks defeated the West Side Monarchs to take the Corner Brook Supplement Shack Senior Baseball League championship in six games. Members of the winning team included, from left, (front) Cory Lockyer, Fred Prosper, Darren Colbourne, Perry Alexander, Keith Simmonds and Darrin O’Quinn; (back) Chris Gaudon, Brad Penney, Tyler Gardner, Mike Simms, Ian Griffin, Ryan Price, Matt Colbourne, Mike Brake, Colin Wood and Frank Humber.

Veitch’s Ultramar Hawks pitcher Matt Colbourne threw five innings of flawless ball on Friday — no hits, no runs, no walks, and 11 strikeouts — in an 11-0 mercy-rule win over the West Side Monarchs at Jubilee Field.

The victory gave the Hawks the 4-2 win in the best-of-seven Corner Brook Supplement Shack Senior Baseball League championship series.

It was another story for Monarchs pitcher Brad Brewer, who was tagged for 11 runs on 15 hits, with five walks through his five innings of play.

Mike Simms scored three runs and had two RBIs in a 3-for-4 outing at the plate, while Perry Alexander chipped in with three RBIs and a run scored while going 2-for-3. Ryan Price was 3-for-3 with two runs and an RBI.

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