Host teams off to strong start
The Thunder Bay All Stars had their offence working on all cylinders in the opening game of the Ontario Little League senior baseball tournament.
Thunder Bay was victorious at Baseball Central on Monday afternoon, romping over Windsor East 23-3 in a game that lasted just five innings.
Mac Joblin hit a two-run triple in the top of the first inning to spark a seven-run rally. Kody Anton followed with a two-run double in the fourth and the All Stars went ahead 11-1.
Tommy Munn added four RBI and four pitchers — Zac Korchak, John Masters, Cam Nahkala and Mark Suffak —combined to one-hit Windsor East.
The Thunder Bay Selects pleased the home crowd in the late game, edging Orleans 7-6.
Action at the provincials for 15- and 16-year-olds continues today when East Nepean plays Windsor East at 2 p.m., followed by the Thunder Bay All Stars squaring off against Orleans.
Game time for the evening game is 6 p.m.