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Thomas Little drafted in the 33rd round by the Philadelphia Phillies!

Vauxhall, AB – 

Vauxhall Academy Jets standout – LHP Thomas Little (Lethbridge, AB) was drafted in the 33rd round, 990th overall by the Philadelphia Phillies.  Thomas is a 2 year standout for the Jets.  Little has signed a Letter of Intent to NJCAA Division 2 National Champs Oklahoma Enid Jets.  Congrats Thomas!!

Vauxhall Academy Jets standout – LHP Adam Macko (Stony Plain, AB) was drafted in the 7th round, 216th overall by the Seattle Mariners.  Adam is a 3 year standout for the Jets also participating in the 2019 P15 New Balance International Series for the World Team as well as the Area Code Games.  Macko signed a Letter of Intent to Purdue University.  Congrats Adam!!

Jets alumni (2014/2016) Josh Burgmann was drafted in the 2019 MLB 1st year player draft out of the University of Washington Huskies. Former Jet RHP Josh Burgmann (Namaimo, BC) was drafted in the 5th round, 162nd overall by the Chicago Cubs.  Josh was a standout for the Jets for 3 years and has had a very successful career at the University of Washington Huskies.  Congrats Josh!!

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

Adam Macko selected in the 7th round of the MLB draft!

Vauxhall, AB – 

Vauxhall Academy Jets standout – LHP Adam Macko (Stony Plain, AB) was drafted in the 7th round, 216th overall by the Seattle Mariners.  Adam is a 3 year standout for the Jets also participating in the 2019 P15 New Balance International Series for the World Team as well as the Area Code Games.  Macko signed a Letter of Intent to Purdue University.  Congrats Adam!!

Jets alumni (2014/2016) Josh Burgmann was drafted in the 2019 MLB 1st year player draft out of the University of Washington Huskies. Former Jet RHP Josh Burgmann (Namaimo, BC) was drafted in the 5th round, 162nd overall by the Chicago Cubs.  Josh was a standout for the Jets for 3 years and has had a very successful career at the University of Washington Huskies.  Congrats Josh!!

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

Jets alumni Josh Burgmann selected by the Cubs in the 5th round!

 

 

Vauxhall, AB – 

Jets alumni (2014/2016) Josh Burgmann was drafted in the 2019 MLB 1st year player draft out of the University of Washington Huskies. Former Jet RHP Josh Burgmann (Namaimo, BC) was drafted in the 5th round, 162nd overall by the Chicago Cubs.  Josh was a standout for the Jets for 3 years and has had a very successful career at the University of Washington Huskies.  Congrats Josh!!

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

Jets continue winning ways!

Vauxhall, AB – 

The rain certainly put a wrench into the scheduling at the 13th Annual Haven Tournament.  With all the rain and costs Great Falls and Calgary decided to drop out.

The Jets ended up playing the Medicine Hat Monarchs today winning by a score of 12-1.  Adam Macko was dominate on the mound going 4 IP allowing 2 hits with 10 K’s and 0 BB’s.  Maddux Mateychuk threw 1 inning of relief and Justin Adamoski was dominate in relief striking out 3 hitters.

Offensively, the Jets were led by Logan Domanski who was 1 for 4 with an RBI.  Max Grant was 1 for 3 with a 2 run HR.  Shayne Campbell was 2 for 4 with a double and 2 RBI’s.  Carlin Dick was 1 for 3 with an RBI.  John Vulcano was 2 for 4 with a double.  Jackson Clemett was 2 for 2 with a double.  Josh Malainey was 1 for 1 with an RBI and Logan Grant was 1 for 2 with a double and 3 RBI’s.

Tomorrow will finish off the tournament with the Jets taking on Lethbridge at 10:30 am.  Lethbridge vs Medicine Hat at 1 pm and Jets vs Medicine Hat at 3:30 pm.

13th Annual Haven Tournament!

Vauxhall, AB –

We are proud to have the 13th Annual Haven Agencies & Intact Insurance as our title sponsors for the 13th year in a row.  The weekend activities are highlighted with the tournament but also include the Scotiabank Golf Tournament as well as Steak & Lobster Dinner Friday night.

 

Vauxhall Academy Jets

13th Annual Invitational Tournament

Presented by: Haven Agencies

Vauxhall, Alberta, Canada

 

                            Home Team                                                Visiting Team

Thursday May 16th, 2019

 

7:00 pm               V.A.B                                  vs                     Lethbridge Elks

 

Friday May 17th, 2019

 

1:00 pm               Medicine Hat                      vs                     Calgary Jr. Dino’s

4:00 pm               Lethbridge Elks                   vs                     Great Falls Chargers

7:00 pm               V.A.B                                  vs                     Calgary Jr. Dino’s

 

Saturday May 18th, 2019

 

10:30 am             Calgary Jr. Dino’s                vs                    Lethbridge Elks

1:00 pm               V.A.B                                  vs                     Medicine Hat

4:00 pm               Medicine Hat                      vs                     Great Falls Chargers

5:00 pm               BBQ (Players, Coaches and fans are Free)

7:00 pm               V.A.B                                  vs                     Great Falls Chargers

 

Sunday May 19th, 2019

10:00 am             Medicine Hat                     vs                      Lethbridge Elks

1:00 pm               Calgary Jr. Dino’s              vs                      Great Falls Chargers

                                                                Championship Game

4:00 pm              #1 Seed                               vs                     #2 Seed

 

Jets take 2 from Great Falls on a beautiful graduation Saturday!

Vauxhall, AB

We couldn’t ask for a better day for baseball in Vauxhall.  22 degrees, sunny with no wind (yes no wind at all).  The Jets won both games vs the Great Falls Chargers by scores of 10-4 and 11-2.

Game 1 saw Adam Macko start on the mound going 4 IP allowing 1 hit, 1 earned run with 1 BB and 10 K’s.  Maddux Mateychuk threw 1 1/3 IP with 2 runs, 4 BB’s and 1 K.  Tyler Boudreau finished things off throwing very well going 1 2/3 IP allowing 0 hits, 0 runs with 0 BB’s and 4 K’s.  Offensively, the Jets were led by Josh Malainey who was 1 for 3.  Dayton Peters was 1 for 3 with a 2 run HR and 3 RBI’s.  Max Grant was 1 for 2 with a solo HR.  Shayne Campbell was 1 for 1 with a double and 2 RBI’s.  John Vulcano was 1 for 3. Carlin Dick was 1 for 2.  Logan Domanski rounded out the offense going 1 for 4.

Game 2 saw Matt Wiggins start on the mound going 3 IP allowing 4 hits, 2 runs, 3 BB’s with 5 K’s.  Evan O’Toole threw 3 IP allowing 0 hits, 0 runs with 2 BB’s and 5 K’s.  John Vulcano finished things off going 1 IP with 2 K’s.  Offensively, the Jets were led by Josh Malainey who was 1 for 2 with a double.  Max Grant was 3 for 3 with a HR and 3 RBI’s.  Shayne Campbell was 1 for 2 with a grand slam.  Logan Domanski was 2 for 2 with an RBI.  Jackson Clemett was 1 for 3 with a 2 run HR.  Logan Grant was 1 for 3 with a double and Nick Gravel was 1 for 3 with a solo HR.

The Jets will now face Badlands Academy at Jets Stadium on Mothers Day Sunday 12 noon DH.

Jets get off to a good start at PBA Tournament!

 

Lethbridge, AB –

The Jets started the PBA JV Tournament off on a good note winning 2 games on a beautiful sunny afternoon in Lethbridge.

Game 1 saw the Jets win by a score of 3-1 over PBA JV despite out hitting them 7-2.  Matt Wiggins started on the mound earning the victory going 5 innings allowing 2 hits, 1 uneared run with 1 BB and 5 K’s.  Evan O’Toole earned the save going 2 innings allowing 0 hits, 0 runs, 0 BB’s with 4 K’s.  Offensively, the Jets were led by John Vulcano who was 1 for 3.  Logan Domanski was 2 for 3.  Shayne Campbell was 1 for 2.  Jackson Clemett was 2 for 3 with an RBI.  Carlin Dick rounded out the offense going 1 for 3 to round out the offense.

Game 2 saw the Jets win by a score of 10-1 over the Calgary Jr. Dino’s.  Justin Adamoski earned the victory going 3 innings allowing 4 hits, 1 run with 0 BB’s and 5 K’s.  Tyler Boudreau threw the final 4 innings to earn the save allowing 2 hits with 0 BB’s and 6 K’s.  Offensively, the Jets were led by John Vulcano who was 2 for 3.  Logan Domanski was 1 for 4 with a double and an RBI.  Max Grant was 1 for 4.  Dayton Peters was 3 for 2 with a triple and 3 RBI’s.  Evan O’Toole was 1 for 3 with a doubled and RBI.  Nick Gravel was 3 for 4 with a double and 2 RBI’s.  Ty Wevers was 1 for 4.  Logan Grant was 2 for 4 with a double.

The Jets play Parkland tomorrow at 1 pm at Lloyd Nolan Yard.

Jets win the Bishop Gorman Desert Classic for 1st time in history!

Las Vegas, NV – 

What a day of baseball on so many fronts.  The Jets opened the day as the #2 seed in the Desert Classic behind only Bishop Gorman HS.  The semi final match up was against a very good Liberty, NV team facing their ace.

Jets come out on top by a score of 2-0.  Thomas Little started on the mound and was absolutely dominant going 6 innings allowing his first hit in the 6th with 2 BB’s and 6 K’s.  Maddux Mateychuk earned the save allowing a walk and stranding runners on 2nd and 3rd in the bottom of the 7th.  Offensively, the Jets were led by Logan Grant was 2 for 3 with an RBI.  John Vulcano was 1 for 4.  Shayne Campbell was 1 for 3.  Dayton Peters was 1 for 2 with an RBI.  Josh Malainey was 1 for 2.  Evan O’Toole was 1 for 2 with a triple and Logan Domanski was for 1 for 3.

The victory pushed the Jets against Ventura, CA after they beat Bishop Gorman 5-1.  Tyler Boudreau started on the mound going 2 innings allowing 2 hits, 2 runs, 1 earned run with 1 BB.  Evan O’Toole earned the win going 4 innings allowing 3 hits, 1 run, 0 earned runs with 3 BB’s and 5 K’s. Chase Florendine earned the save going 1 inning with 1 K.  Offensively, the Jets were led by John Vulcano was 2 for 3.  Max Grant was 2 for 3 with a double.  Dayton Peters was 2 for 3 with a triple and 3 RBI’s.  Ty Wevers rounded out the offense going 1 for 3.

The Championship is the 1st time the Jets history (13 years) winning the Desert Classic.

Next up is the Best of the West Tournament in Kamloops, BC.

Jets on the road for the next 10 days to Las Vegas!

Vauxhall, AB-

The Jets will be travelling to Las Vegas, NV for the 13th straight year.  2019 is a bit longer with the trip starting off with 4 exhibition games followed by a couple of practices and finishing off with the 2019 Bishop Gorman Desert Classic.

Below is the schedule:

Friday March 29th
4:30 pm vs Centennial HS
7 pm vs Centennial HS
Saturday March 30th
11 am vs Desert Oasis HS
1:30 pm vs Desert Oasis HS
Sunday March 31st
1:05 pm – Attend UNLV Game vs U of New Mexico
Monday April 1st
10:30 am – Workout at College of Southern Nevada
Tuesday April 2nd 
10:30 am – Workout at College of Southern Nevada
 
Wednesday April 3rd
6 pm – Trinity Christian, Florida 
Mountains Edge Field 1
 
Thursday April 4th
2 pm – Doral Academy, Florida
Bishop Gorman High School
 
Friday April 5th 
12 noon – Ventura, California
Mountains Edge Field 2
 
Saturday April 6th 
Playoffs TBD
**Depart as soon as it is complete 
 
Travel Safe everyone and GO JETS!

Opening day 2019!

Lethbridge, AB – 

It was a sunny but cool day at Lloyd Nolan Yard to open up 2019.  Game 1 saw the Jets take on the Prospect Academy winning by a score of 9-3.  Adam Macko started on the mound going 3 innings allowing 1 hit with 1 BB and 5 K’s.  Matt Wiggins threw the following 2 innings allowing 2 hits, 1 unearned run with 4 K’s and 0 BB’.  Levi Abbott finished things off going 2 innings allowing 2 hits, 2 runs with 4 BB’s and 3 K’s.  Offensively, the Jets were led by John Vulcano who was 2 for 4 with a triple.  Max Grant was 2 for 3 with an RBI.  Shayne Campbell was 1 for 3 with a double and 2 RBI’s.  Ty Wevers and Jackson Clemett rounded out the offense going 1 for 3 and 1 for 2.

Game 2 saw the Jets and PBA JV battle to a 4-4 tie.  Chase Florendine started throwing 2 innings allowing 1 hit, 1 earned run with 3 BB’s and 1 K.  Tyler Boudreau threw 2 2/3 innings allowing 2 hits, 2 runs with 3 BB’s and 1 K.  Reece Keller earned the victory going 2 1/3 innings allowing 2 hits with 1 BB and 2 K’s.  Offensively, the Jets were led by Josh Malainey who was 1 for 3 with an RBI.  Dayton Peters was 2 for 4.  Max Grant was 1 for 3 with a double and Logan Grant was 2 for 2 with an RBI to round out the offense.

The Jets now travel to Lethbridge Monday to play a 9 inning game vs PBA at 2:30 pm.  Again at Lloyd Nolan Yard.