A Royal Victory

The Brampton Royals, representing Ontario, went undefeated and won the gold medal in the 11-team Canadian Bantam Boys Baseball Championships held in Vaughan on August 23-27. And the hardest-working guy on the team was batboy Corey Morro, below, who contributed his heart and hustle to the team’s win.

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The Brampton squad won all six of their games, including the championship final against the team representing British Columbia by a 11-3 score.

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Pitcher Nathan Arruda pitched his throwing limit and kept the BC hitters from mounting a comeback after an early 7-0 second inning lead.

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Coach Mike Jones, below left, gives one of his batters precious advice before heading to the plate.

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Showing some provincial pride is Troy Daring, below, proudly displaying the Ontario flag after the medal ceremonies.

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And spraying the celebratory bubbly is Austin Ferguson, below.

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