PRINCE ALBERT, SASK. – Tignish’s Dawson Sellick and his Team Canada teammates are 1-0 after the opening day at the World Baseball Softball Confederation junior men’s softball world championship.
Canada defeated the Americans 10-3 on Saturday in Prince Albert, Sask.
The host squad went up 1-0 in the first inning, gave up three in the top of the second before retaking the lead with three in the bottom of the inning. They finished it off with a six-run sixth inning.
Designated player Brady Hogg was 1-for-1 with a three-run home run in the second inning and scored two runs. Sellick, who played left field, was 0-for-2.
Owen Torrie threw 5 1/3 innings for the victory, allowing three runs on three hits and seven walks while striking out 12. Riley Manion got the final two outs.
Canada plays the Czech Republic (1-0) Sunday at 11 p.m. Atlantic.
Jeff Ellsworth, a Dock resident, is the head coach while Cardigan’s Mark Quinn is an assistant on his coaching staff.