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Peewee Chevys capture tournament in thrilling fashion

The Summerside Chevys won the Summerside Area Baseball Association peewee AAA tournament at Queen Elizabeth Park recently. Members of the Chevys are, front row, from left: Josh Upshall, Kyle Payne, Brayden Kirev, Maddix Hamilton, Carson MacArthur and Hayden Ellis. Back row: Darrel Kirev (coach), Rob McCormack (coach), Cody McCormack, Noah Gallant, Declan Campbell, Donovan Arsenault, Jacob Dunn, Owen Lynch, Joe MacInnis (coach) and Dave Dunn (coach).
The Summerside Chevys won the Summerside Area Baseball Association peewee AAA tournament at Queen Elizabeth Park recently. Members of the Chevys are, front row, from left: Josh Upshall, Kyle Payne, Brayden Kirev, Maddix Hamilton, Carson MacArthur and Hayden Ellis. Back row: Darrel Kirev (coach), Rob McCormack (coach), Cody McCormack, Noah Gallant, Declan Campbell, Donovan Arsenault, Jacob Dunn, Owen Lynch, Joe MacInnis (coach) and Dave Dunn (coach).

SUMMERSIDE – It was a thrilling finish to the recent Summerside Area Baseball Association peewee AAA tournament.

The host Summerside Chevys capped a perfect weekend with a thrilling 16-15 walk-off win over the Kentville Wildcats in the championship game at Queen Elizabeth Park.
Overall, the Chevys posted a 5-0 (won-lost) tournament record while outscoring their opponents 73-38. However, the final game was a back-and-forth affair that came down to the last inning.

Exciting finish
The Wildcats, who dropped a 9-6 decision to the Chevys in the round robin, connected for a three-run homer in the top of the seventh inning to tie the game, setting the stage for a dramatic finish.
The Chevys’ Cody McCormack led off the bottom of the seventh with a double. That set the table for Donovan Arsenault’s game-winning double, which plated McCormack with the title-winning run to give the Chevys a wild 16-15 victory.
Declan Campbell earned the pitching win in relief of McCormack and Hayden Ellis.

Results
Summerside Chevys’ results at SABA tournament:
Round Robin
Summerside 9 Kentville Wildcats 6
Summerside 24 Riverview Athletics 10
Summerside 11 Moncton Cubs 1
Semifinal
Summerside 13 Mid-Isle Mustangs 6
Final
Summerside 16 Kentville Wildcats 15

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