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Jets offense has a big day!

Vauxhall, AB – 

The VAB Jets found themselves down 2 early in the ball game but continued to add runs with the final score ending up 17-3 over the PBA JV team.

Connor Green started on the mound going 2 innings allowing 2 hits, 3 runs with 2 earned runs, 2 BB’s and 1 K.  Zach Newman threw 2 innings allowing 1 hit with 2 K’s. Chase Florendine threw 1 inning clean inning. Adam Macko finished things off pitching 1 inning allowing 1 hit with 2 K’s.

Offensively, the Jets were led by Owen Harms who was 1 for 2 with a 3 run HR.  Jared Binsfeld was 1 for 4 with an RBI.  Brett Mercier was 1 for 3 with an RBI.  Dayton Peters was 3 for 3 with 3 doubles.  Cooper Jones was 3 for 3 a 3 run HR.  Kaiden Cardoso was 1 for 5 with a 3 run HR and 5 RBI’s.

The Jets will travel to Las Vegas, NV Sunday to play in the Bishop Gorman HS Easter Classic.  

Jets take 2 up in Okotoks!

Okotoks, AB – 

The Jets won a couple game in Okotoks vs the Dawgs Academy on a cool fall afternoon.  Game 1 Ben Erwin started and went 4 1/3 innings allowing 1 hit, 2 unearned runs with 2 BB’s and 3 K’s.  Zach Newman earned the victory going 2 2/3 innings allowing 2 hits with 1 BB and 4 K’s.  Offensively, the Jets were led by Liam Vulcano who was 2 for 3.  Brett Mercier was 1 for 4.  Damiano Palmegiani was 2 for 3 with double and 3 RBI’s.  Victor Cerny was 2 for 4. Kaiden Cardoso was 1 for 4.  Owen Harms was 1 for 4 to round out the offense. Continue reading “Jets take 2 up in Okotoks!”

Jets split on a beautiful fall day in Lethbridge!

Lethbridge, AB – 

Game 1 was a low scoring affair until the 6th inning with the Jets holding onto a 1-0 lead PBA score 2 runs before the Jets responded with 8 runs in the top of the 7th to win by a score of 9-5.  Game 2 was a back and forth affair before the Jets fell to PBA 7-6.  Overall, a solid weekend especially with so many bodies away with the JNT in Florida. Continue reading “Jets split on a beautiful fall day in Lethbridge!”

5 Jets selected to Canadian JNT fall trip!

Vauxhall, AB – 

The VAB Jets are proud to announce that 5 current Jets will be making the trip to Lake Buena Vista, Florida Oct 1-13 for the U-18 Instructional League Camp.

The JNT will play several professional clubs from the Astros, Nationals, Blue Jays, Tigers and Braves.  They will also face off against former Jet Ben Onyshko (2012-2013) at Stetson University.

Good luck to all 5 in their quest to represent Canada at the WBSC U-18 World Cup in Thunder Bay, Ontario September 1-10, 2017.

  • LHP – Wesley Moore (Surrey, BC)
  • LHP – Garrett Nicholson (Sydney Mines, NS)
  • LHP – Jaden Griffin (Lower Sackville, NS)
  • C – Victor Cerny (Winnipeg, MB)
  • 3B – Damiano Palmegiani (Surrey, BC)

Jets finish off the fall Kelowna tournament with a victory!

Kelowna, BC – 

The VAB Jets finished off the fall season with a great final game vs the Prospects Academy winning by a score of 1-0.  It was a pitchers duel the entire way with Ben Erwin earning the victory going 5 innings allowing 2 hits, 2 BB’s and 2 K’s.  Jaden Griffin threw a solid 6th inning with 2 K’s and 1 BB. Zach Newman earned the save throwing 1 inning allowing 1 hit with 1 K.  Offensively, the Jets were led by Damiano Palmegiani who was 2 for 3.  Palmegiani had a controversial hit called foul in the top of the 4th and followed it up with a solo shot to left center for the only run.  Liam Vulcano finished the game 1 for 3 with a double.  Brett Mercier was 1 for 3 with a double and Dayton Peters rounded out the offense going 1 for 2.

The Jets will now get back to studies for the week before travelling to Lethbridge to take on the PBA both Saturday and Sunday this week.

 

Jets split advance to final Sunday!

Kelowna, BC – 

The Jets opened the day with a 1-0 record and ended up splitting with a 7-1 victory over the Prospects Academy 2 and losing 4-2 to Okanagan College.  Game 1 saw Garrett Nicholson start on the mound going 4 innings allowing 3 hits, 1 run with 1 BB and 9 K’s.  Owen Harms finished things off going 3 innings allowing 1 hit with 3 K’s.  Offensively, the Jets were led by Owen Harms who was 2 for 2 with an RBI.  Damiano Palmegiani was 1 for 1 with a double, 3 BB’s and 2 RBI’s.  Cooper Jones rounded out the offense going 2 for 3.

Game 2 saw the Jets lose by a score of 4-2 after 2 long balls dictated the final score.  Wesley Moore started on the mound going 4 innings allowing 3 hits, 3 runs, 1 earned run with 1 BB and 4 K’s.  Kaiden Cardoso finished things off going 2 innings allowing 3 hits, 1 run with 1 BB and 4 K’s.  Offensively, the Jets were led by Damiano Palmegiani who was 1 for 3.  Victor Cerny was 1 for 3.  Jared Binsfeld was 1 for 3 and Matt Rath was 1 for 2.

The split now has the Jets playing the Edmonton Prospects at 1:30 pm before the long bus ride back to Vauxhall.

Jets open the Kelowna tournament with a win over Parksville!

Kelowna, BC – 

The offense did all of its scoring in 1 inning scoring 6 runs in the bottom of the 3rd cruising to a 6-1 victory.  Garrett Hawkins started on the mound going 4 innings allowing 2 hits, 1 unearned run with 2 BB’s and 4 K’s.  Chase Florendine threw 2 good innings allowing 2 hits with 2 K’s.  Zach Newman finished things off throwing a clean 7th inning.

Offensively, the Jets were led by Matt Rath who was 1 for 3 with 2 SB’s.  Victor Cerny was 1 for 3 with an RBI.  Owen Harms was 2 for 3 with an RBI.  Brett Mercier was 1 for 3 with a 3 run shot to left and Ty Penner rounded out the offense going 1 for 3 with a double.

The Jets now play tomorrow at 11:15am vs Edmonton and 4:15 pm vs Okanagon College.

Jets take one from PBA!

Lethbridge, AB- 

With several players away in Toronto (10 total) at the 4th Annual Tournament 12 the Jets played a great game vs PBA split squard in Lethbridge.  Offensively, the Jets were led by a big day from Matt Rath who was 4 for 5 with 2 triples and 2 RBI’s.  Liam Vulcano, Kaiden Cardoso, Matt Gough and Ty Penner chipped in with 1 hit each with the entire club playing sound defense.  On the mound 4 pitchers combined for the 9-5 victory with Connor Green, Garret Hawkins, Chase Florendine and Zach Newman combining to allow 5 hits, 1 BB with 4 K’s.

The Jets now will travel as a group to Kelowna for a fall tournament September 23-35.  The Jets open up vs Edmonton Prospects 11:30 am Friday.

The 10 players that traveled to Toronto also had a great showing overall.

  • Wesley Moore – BC
  • Damiano Palmegiani – BC
  • Ben Erwin – AB
  • Adam Macko – AB
  • Victor Cerny – Prairies
  • Owen Harms – Prairies
  • Brett Mercier – Atlantic
  • Garrett Nicholson – Atlantic
  • Josh Tardif – Atlantic
  • Jaden Griffin – Atlantic