The powerful Kars Aces opened the Greater Ottawa Fastball League season with an 11-4 win over the Manotick Brewers in Manotick Wed., May 31.
Danny Powers and Dylan Toms both hit home runs for the Aces while Nick Ellis earned the win on the mound. Kody Blois took the loss for the Brewers before giving way to reliever Cory Alkerton.
The game was the first of a season-opening double header. In the nightcap, the Orleans Rebels defeated the Osgoode Chiefs 10-0.
Andy Barber pitched five shutout innings while Spencer Rodd and Jefferson Roman hit home runs for Orleans.
The Chiefs lost their second of the season the following night, as Quyon beat them 3-2 in Shawville. Matt Greer was the winning pitcher for the Flyers while Matt McKay took the loss for the Chiefs.
On Fri., June 2, Kars and Orleans had their game postponed in Blackburn Hamlet.
On Wed., June 7, the GOFL played two games in Manotick with the Micksburg Twins winning both.
In the opener, the Twins beat the Manotick Brewers 7-5. Chris MacFarlane homered for the Brewers.
In the nightcap, the Twins beat Kars 6-3 in a rematch of last year’s final.