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CAPITALES WALK-OFF AGAINST CHAMPIONS FOR FIFTH STRAIGHT VICTORY
August 18 Recap

A walk-off two-run single from 1B Jordan Lennerton (pictured) gave the Capitales its 56th win of the season on Friday night as the club extended their league-best record to a 1.5 game lead over the Rockland Boulders. With the bases-loaded in the ninth and down 4-3, Lennerton blasted a two-run single, his first hit of the game, to give his team its fifth straight victory.

The only other game on the night was a 4-0 shutout for the Jackals against the Miners. The game between the Boulders and Aigles was postponed due to rain.

MINERS WALK-OFF AGAINST CHAMPIONS
August 17 Recap

Sussex County DH Juan Duran (pictured) and SS Jarred Mederos hit RBI singles in the bottom of the 10th inning to plate two runs and lift the Miners to a 7-6 walk-off victory over Ottawa. The Champions had a 5-3 lead after 7 ˝ innings only to see Sussex County plate a run in the eighth and one more in the ninth to tie the contest at 5-5 and force extra innings. Ottawa DH Sebastien Boucher hit a solo home run in the top of the 10th to give the Champions a 6-5 advantage but that was short lived as the Miners scored two runs in the bottom of the frame and won the game.

Elsewhere, Quebec beat Trois-Rivieres, 5-2 and Rockland downed New Jersey, 4-1.

CAPITALES EDGE AIGLES TO CAPTURE FIRST PLACE
August 16 Recap

Left fielder James McOwen (pictured) hit a solo home run in the fourth inning to give Quebec a 3-0 lead and that proved to be the difference in the game as the Capitales edged past Trois-Rivieres, 3-2. The victory by Quebec was their third straight and puts them in first place alone in the Can-Am League standings. Capitales DH Kalian Sams and C Maxx Tissenbaum led the way offensively going both 2-for-4 with Sams driving in a run and Tissenbaum scoring one.

In other league action, Ottawa beat Sussex County, 7-0 and New Jersey defeated Rockland, 8-3.

CHAMPIONS POST 9 RUNS IN THE FOURTH, TOP MINERS
August 15 Recap

The Ottawa Champions posted a massive nine-run fourth inning and held off a late rally from the Sussex Miners to claim a 10-8 win. In the fourth, the Champions sent 13 batters to the plate and recorded eight hits to blow the game wide open. RF Steve Brown hit a lead-off single and scored when CF Tyson Gillies (pictured) doubled in the next at-bat to set the tone for the inning. C Daniel Grauer had an RBI double and scored later in the inning and 3B Gustavo Pierre, SS Daniel Bick and 1B Steve Nyisztor each had RBI singles and then scored themselves as well. Gillies capped things off as he singled to plate DH Sebastien Boucher and then took second on an error that plated Steve Brown as well.

Elsewhere, Quebec beat Trois-Rivieres 7-4, and New Jersey beat Rockland by the same margin.

BOULDERS RIDE 5-RUN FIRST TO WIN OVER JACKALS
August 14 Recap

The first-place Rockland Boulders scored five runs in the first inning on their way to a 6-2 win against the New Jersey Jackals. In the first, DH Marcus Nidiffer and RF Mike Montville hit back-to-back RBI base hits and LF Aaron Wilson (pictured) cleared the bases with a three-RBI double to kick start the game. SS Mike Fransoso added a sac fly in the third but that would be all the Boulders needed on the day. New Jersey scored both of their runs in the bottom off the third inning when 1B Brian Burgamy hit a two-RBI double.

SOLBACH EARNS PITCHER OF THE WEEK NOD
Beat Trois-Rivieres in strong Saturday start

The official statistician of the Can-Am League, Pointstreak, has announced that Rockland Boulders RHP Markus Solbach (pictured) has been named this week’s Pointstreak Pitcher of the Week for the week ending August 13. This week, Solbach made a strong start on Saturday against the Trois-Rivieres Aigles at home. Over 7.2 innings, he allowed one run on five hits, walking just one hitter and striking out six. Solbach picked up the win in a 4-1 Rockland triumph.

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Friday, August 18
Rockland 0 PPD
Trois-Rivieres 0
Webcasts: TR
Ottawa 4 Final
Quebec 5
Webcasts: OTQC
New Jersey 4 Final
Sussex County 0
Webcasts: NJSX
 
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