Tamworth 51st Invitational Carnival 2019

Shoalhaven Baseball Association travelled to Tamworth for the first time to participate in the Tamworth 51st Invitational Carnival over the June long weekend with a Team Shoalies B and B in a D grade competition.

On Saturday we had 3 games. The first one against WHW Warriors. Shoalies came out strong with an impressive win of 10-5. Which was a great start to our weekend. Double hits of the game went to Stuart Raymond (2)and Matt Moore. Singles went to David Crowley, Greg Symmans, Tausia Antonio and Tony Burgess.

Pitcher of the game was Tausia Antonio who pitched 43 strikes with 71 pitches and 5 strikeouts.
Second game Shoalies took on the Thundercocks in a closer game with Shoalies maintaining their winning ways with Shoalies coming out winners 9-6.

Double hits of the game going to Andrew Provest and Benny Campbell with singles going to Leith Grant and Stuart Raymond.
Pitching duties were shared with Angus Fraser starting throwing 18 pitches with 2 strikes. Benny Campbell next up with 26 pitches 11 strikes and 2 strikeouts.Then to finish Austin Raymond 46 pitches with 29 strikes and 2 strikeouts.

Third and final game of the day against the Rams was a very competitive close affair with the lead changing numerous times throughout the game with Shoalies eventually coming out on top winning in the last innings 8-7
The only double hit of the game went to Andrew Provest with singles going to Leith Grant (3), Stuart Raymond (2), Ben Campbell, David Crowley, Tausia Antonio and Andrew Provest.

We had Matt Calderon pitch the whole game throwing 77 pitches with 47 strikes and 4 strikeouts.
Sunday we went into our games well rested after enjoying a team social night. Our day started facing Team Duff with a very close game with pressure building on and off the field with Shoalies having a graceful defeat of 2-1.

Shoalies only having 3 hits of the game going to Andrew Provest , Stuart Raymond and Matt Calderon.
Pitcher for the game was Austin Raymond throwing 87 pitches 47 strikes and 2 strikeouts.

The last game on Sunday was played in good spirits against Mick’s Mavericks with Shoalies winning 7-6.
Double hits in this game going to Ben Campbell, Matt Calderon and Angus Fraser.

Singles going to Matt Moore(2), Tausia Antonio, Chris Keith, Ben Campbell, Matt Calderon, Ben Quiney, Stuart Raymond and Melissa Keith.
Matt Calderon starring on the mound throwing 69 pitches 43 strikes with 2 strikeouts.

With 1 game to be played Monday against The Bench Warmers then a final to be played pending results.

Back row 
Leith Grant, Matt Calderon, Tausia Antonio, Stuart Raymond, Austin Raymond, Angus Fraser, Chris Keith, David Crowley, Tony Burgess

Front row
Greg Symmans, Melissa Keith, Andrew Provest, Ben Campbell, Ben Quiney, Matt Moore