Ixtapa – The Bahamas were no match for the Canadian Junior National Baseball Team who cruised to a 11-0 win in five innings in their final round-robin game of the America's World Junior Qualifier.

The Canadians scored one in the first inning, six in the second inning, three in the third inning and one in the fourth inning to mercy the Bahamas.

Chad Stang of Surrey, B.C. led the offence going 2-for-3 with three RBI, a double and a walk. Carter Bell of Courtenay, B.C. was 3-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI. Jeff Hunt of Cambridge, Ontario scored twice and drew three walks and was also hit by a pitch. All nine players in the lineup reached base at least once in this game.

On the mound, Nick Fogarty of Thornhill, Ontario held the Bahamas to one hit in his four innings of work. He would punch out nine while giving up one walk to earn the win. Danny Britton-Foster of Ladysmith, B.C. threw a perfect fifth inning to close things out. Two of the three outs were via strikeout.

The Junior National Team is now heading to the semi-finals where they will face the host Mexico on Friday, August 31 at 3 pm at Ixtapa Stadium. The other semi-final sees the United States take on Cuba, also on August 31. The winners will square off for the gold medal while the other two teams will face each other for the bronze on Saturday, September 1.

BASEBALL CANADA – 30 August 2007

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