Category: Highlight

Jets split with PBA on a beautiful weekend in Lethbridge!

 

 

 

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It was a beautiful weekend in Lethbridge for a 4 game set vs Prairie Baseball Academy.  The Dawgs won the first 2 games with the Jets taking the final 2 games for a split.

Game 1 – Dawgs 6 Jets 4

Drew Lenehan started on the mound going 4 IP, 2 hits, 0 runs, 2 BB’s and 4 K’s.  Parker Austin threw 2 IP allowing 4 hits with 2 K’s.  Offensively, the Jets were led by Cardel Dick who was 1 for 3 with a 2B and 2 RBI’s.  Seth Christie was 1 for 3. Colin Fisher was 1 for 3. Brennan McTavish was 1 for 3 with a 3B and RBI.  Alex Laurence was 2 for 3. Eric Reiling was 1 for 3 and Luke Wheatley was 1 for 2.

Game 2 – Dawgs 10 Jets 5

Jacob Burgess started on the mound going 2IP allowing 7 hits with 1 K.  Pat MacInnis threw the final 4 IP allowing 0 hits, 1 run with 3 K’s. Offensively, the Jets were led by Cardel Dick who was 1 for 4 with 2 RBI’s. Alex Laurence was 1 for 4 with an RBI. Kyle Yip was 1 for 3 with a HR. Colin Fisher was 1 for 4 with an RBI. Brennan McTavish was 2 for 3. Luke Wheatley was 1 for 2 and Ty Clemett was 1 for 2.

Game 3 – Jets 15 Dawgs 2

Brett Getz threw 4 1/3 IP allowing 3 hits, 0 earned runs with 5 K’s. Hudson Kozicki threw the final 2/3 IP with a K. Offensively, the Jets were led by Cardel Dick who was 2 for 3 with a 2B. Alex Laurence was 2 for 4 with 2 RBI’s. Kyle Yip was 1 for 2. Colin Fisher was 2 for 3. Seth Christie was 1 for 3 with 2 RBI’s. Brennan McTavish was 2 for 3 with an RBI. Raphael Ranger was 2 for 4 with 2 RBI’s. Eric Reiling was 1 for 2 with a HR. Karesen Haney was 1 for 2 with a 2B and 2 RBI’s.

Game 4 – Jets 5 Dawgs 2

Jack Baxter started on the mound going 4IP allowing 3 hits, 0 earned runs with 1 BB and 5 K’s. Keegan McNeil threw the final 3 IP allowing 2 hits, 1 run with 1 BB and 4 K’s. Offensively, the Jets were led by Alex Laurence who was 1 for 2, Colin Fisher was 2 for 3 with a 2B and 3 RBI’s. Raphael Ranger was 2 for 3 with a 2B and Eric Reiling was 2 for 3 with an RBI.

Jets get off to a solid start to open the fall season!

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The Jets opened the 2022/2023 campaign with 4 victories in the Annual Keith Jorgensen Tournament in Lethbridge, AB.  Overall, it was a solid weekend on a very hot weekend in Lethbridge.

Game 1 – Jets 9 PBA 2

Jack Baxter started on the mound going 3 2/3 IP with 1 hit 4 BB’s and 7 K’s.  Jacob Burgess threw the final 3 1/3 IP allowing 2 hits, 2 runs with 4 BB’s and 3 K’s.  Offensively, the Jets were led by Raphael Ranger who was 2 for 4 with an RBI.  Brennan McTavish was 1 for 3 with an RBI.  Cardel Dick was 2 for 4 with a double and RBI.  Colin Fisher was 2 for 3 with a double.  Stevyn Andrachick was 2 for 3. Seth Christie was 1 for 3 with an double and RBI.  Alexandre Laurence was 1 for 2 with 2 RBI’s.  Eric Reiling was 1 for 2 with an RBI.

Game 2 – Jets 11 Webber 5

Brett Getz started on the mound going 3 IP allowing 4 hits, 3 earned runs with 1 BB and 2 K’s.  Drew Lenehan threw the final 3 IP allowing 2 hits with 6 K’s.  Offensively, the Jets were led by Raphael Ranger who was 2 for 4 with a double and RBI.  Brennan McTavish was 1 for 2.  Cardel Dick was 1 for 3 with an RBI.  Kyle Yip was 1 for 3 with 2 RBI’s.  Colin Fisher was 1 for 2 with an RBI.  Stevyn Andrachick was 1 for 2 with 2 RBI’s.  Ty Clemett was 1 for 2.  Alex Laurence was 1 for 2 with a double and RBI.

Game 3 – Jets 10 Blues 2

Parker Austin started on the mound going 3 1/3 IP allowing 2 hits, 3 BB’s with 4 K’s.  Keegan McNeil threw the final 3 2/3 IP allowing 2 hits, 2 unearned runs with 1 BB and 7 K’s. Offensively, the Jets were led by Carsen Boyko who was 1 for 4.  Alex Laurence was 2 for 4.  Cardel Dick was 2 for 3 with a 2B. Colin Fisher was 1 for 3 with a 2B and RBI.  Seth Christie was 4 for 4 with 3 triples and 2B and 4 RBI’s.  Karsen Haney was 1 for 3.  Ty Clemett was 1 for 3 with an RBI.

Game 4 – Jets 21 Badlands 9

Patrick MacInnis started going 2 1/3 IP allowing 4 hits with 8 runs.  Luke Wheatley threw 1 2/3 IP with 3 K’s.  Mason De Ruyck threw the final inning with a K. Offensively, the Jets were led by Raphael Ranger who was 2 for 4.  Brennan McTavish was 2 for 4 with a HR and 4 RBI’s.  Cardel Dick was 3 for 3 with a 2B and RBI.  Seth Christie was 2 for 4 with 2 RBI’s.  Colin Fisher was 2 for 4 with an RBI.  Stevyn Andrachick was 3 for 3 with a HR, 2B and 5 RBI’s.  Eric Reiling was 3 for 3 with 2 doubles and 3 RBI’s.  Ty Clemett was 2 for 3 with an RBI.  Karsen Haney was 1 for 1 and Carsen Boyko was 2 for 4 with 2 RBI’s.

Ty Penner signs with the Phillies!

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Vauxhall Academy Jets  alumni standout – 1B Ty Penner (Lethbridge, AB) signed a professional free agent contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.  Ty was a 2 year standout for the Jets before moving onto the University of British Columbia.  Penner is coming off a monstor year at UBC and a proud alumni of both programs.  We are super proud of you Ty!  You are a true Jet.  Congrats Damiano!!


 

Below is a list of other Jets who have been drafted in previous seasons:

2007 – Cody Phipps – Houston Astros –signed

2008 – Lionel Morrill – Minnesota Twins – attended College of Southern Idaho

2009 – Steven Inch – Philadelphia Phillies – signed

2009 – Adam Nelubowich – Seattle Mariners – currently attending Washington State University

2009 – Brandon Petite – Houston Astros – attended Texas Tech University

2009 – Jordan Wong – Milwaukee Brewers – attended Hill College

2009 – Dale Anderson – Texas Rangers – attended College of Southern Idaho

2009 – Jay Johnson – Baltimore Orioles – attended Texas Tech University

2010 – Jay Johnson – Toronto Blue Jays 2011 – Jay Johnson – Philadelphia Phillies – signed

2011 – Ben Dartnell – Boston Red Sox – attended Eastern Michigan University

2011 – Brendan Hendriks – Philadelphia Phillies – attended University of San Fransico

2012 – Logan Seifrit – Seattle Mariners – signed

2013 – Adam Nelubowich – Houston Astros – signed

2013 – Chris Thibideau – San Diego Padres –  North Florida University

2014 – Ben Onyshko – Milwaukee Brewers –  Stetson University

2016- Josh Burgmann – St. Louis Cardinals – currently attending University of Washington

2018 – Damiano Palmegiani – Toronto Blue Jays – currently attending Cal State Northridge

2019 – Adam Macko – Seattle Mariners – signed

2019 – Josh Burgmann – Chicago Cubs – signed

2021 – Garrett Hawkins – San Diego Padres – signed

2021 – Damiano Palmegiani – Toronto Blue Jays – signed

Celebration of Acheivement a tremendous success!

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It has become a tradition of the Jets to celebrate special achievements throughout the 2021/2022 season.  A great meal with several presentations and awards was highlighted by the 16th Annual Reno Lizzi scholarship & ring presentation.  .  In an annual tradition we moved forward with our 9th Annual Celebration of Achievement sponsored by Barbara & Yukio Kitagawa.  There were many achievements this year and even more great memories and friendships that will last a lifetime. 2022 spring season was highlighted with a final record of 36-7-2.  The 2022 roster also broke the homerun record with 41 HR’s in 45 games.  Thank you so much to all our supporters for a tremendous season coming out of 2 challenging years.  We want to say an extra special to all our graduating seniors.  Your future is bright and thank you for making Vauxhall a better place than before you got here.  Once a Jet…Always a Jet.

Reno Lizzi Scholarship/Ring Presentation – RHP – Karter Andersen – $2000 & Ring

Jet of Year – LHP – David Stewart –  $500 scholarship

Coaches Award – Hardest worker in the off season – Custom Rawlings Glove – RHP – Garret Smith

Inch by Inch presented by Yukio & Barbara Kitagawa – $1000 scholarship – RHP Drew Lenehan

Scott Hornstra Memorial Scholarship – Heart & Hustle – $500 scholarship – SS – Brennan McTavish

Wanda Stober Memorial Award – Volunteer of the Year $250 scholarship – Kayden Hluecka

Kalvin Odland Memorial Award – Leadership/Dedication $500 scholarship – LHP David Stewart

Brian Bauman Award –  Oakleys & New Balance provided by Sports Connection – SS – Jack Wheatley  (missing) & Anson McGorman (missing)

Jan Tolton Memorial Award – Best in the Dorms $500 – OF Raphael Ranger

 

McLeod Family Scholarship – Excellence everyday that doesn’t require talent – $1000 scholarship each – INF – Riley Pearce, INF – Jared Bendfeld

 

Reno Lizzi Underclassman Bursary – Adam Nelubowich – $1000 tuition credit – C – Cardel Dick (missing)

Reno Lizzi Underclassman Bursary  – $1000 tuition credit – OF Kyle Yip (missing)

 

Jets host Haven Agencies Tournament May long weekend!

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Since 2006 Haven Agencies has been the title sponsor the Annual Haven Agencies Tournament at Jets Stadium over the May long weekend.  The 2022 version has teams travelling from Chilliwack, BC, Abbotsford, BC, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat & Calgary.  The tournament kicks off Thursday night with a Medicine Hat vs Jets match up at 7 pm.  The tournament continues throughout the weekend with the final game Sunday night.  See below for a copy of the schedule.

2022 Haven Agency Tournament

Graduation weekend results in 4-0 record!

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It was a beautiful weekend for baseball with blue skies and very little wind as the Jets took on the Calgary Bucks and Badlands Academy with a pair of doubleheaders.  It was a special weekend with 12 players getting their high school diploma’s on Friday.  The Jets came out swinging the bats on Saturday and continued with their second no hitter of the weekend on Sunday.

Saturday Game 1 – Jets 11 Bucks 1

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Saturday Game 2 – Jets 14 Bucks 5

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Sunday Game 1 – Jets 9 Badgers 4

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Sunday Game 2 – Jets 14 Badgers 0

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ON SALE NOW – Spring 2022 Online 50/50!

We are excited to announce our 2nd Annual Online 50/50 raffle.  The draw date will be Sunday May 22nd at 8 pm following the Championship Game of the Haven Agencies Tournament.

Thank you to everyone for your support.

https://www.rafflebox.ca/raffle/vauxhallacademy

Jets go 5-1 to win PBA Tournament!

 

 

Lethbridge, AB

The tournament was certainly spread out over 4 days and 6 games to win the Championship on a beautiful Sunday afternoon at Spitz Stadium.  The Jets opened the tournament with wins over the Lethbridge Longhorns & Webber Academy on Thursday before spliting on Friday vs Regina & Saskatoon.  With a 3-1 round robin record set up a semi final match up with Regina.  The Jets got out to a commanding 11-1 lead before finishing with a 12-8 victory to advance to the final vs Homerun Academy out of Winnipeg.  The Jets came out early in the final taking advantage of several walks scoring 6 runs in the 2nd inning and cruising to a 13-3 victory to win the Championship.  See below for box scores of all 6 games.

Jets 14 Longhorns 2

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Jets 12 Webber 2

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Jets 5 Regina 7

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Jets 5 Saskatoon 1

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Jets 12 Regina 8

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Jets 13 Winnipeg 3

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Spring trip was an overall success!

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The Vauxhall Academy has been making an annual trip to Las Vegas, Nevada since 2006 and this one was extra special after the last couple of years.  The trip ended with an overall 4-3 record (2 games snowed out to finish the trip) as well as college experiences at the College of Southern Idaho, College of Southern Nevada and the University of Utah.  The trip consisted of playing teams from Idaho, Utah, Missouri, California, Nevada & Illinois.  Jets got better on this trip.  Below is box scores from all 7 games.

Game 1 Vauxhall Academy 13 Twin Falls, Idaho 2

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Game 2 Vauxhall Academy 7 Twin Falls, Idaho 4 (9 innings)

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Game 3 Vauxhall Academy 7 Skyline, Utah 6

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Game 4 Vauxhall Academy 6 Christian Brothers, Missoui 10

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Game 5 Vauxhall Academy 7 De La Salle, California 10

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Game 6 Vauxhall Academy 1 Faith Lutheran, Nevada 4

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Game 7 Vauxhall Academy 17 Marian Catholic, Illinois 4

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