dated August 3, 2017
Max Baer Park, Livermore CA
by Todd Reddick
In the second consolation game, Diamond Baseball Little League from Mirabel, Quebec beat Highlander Youth Recreation Little League from Georgetown, Indiana, 6-0.
Diamond Baseball Little League, which was just started in 2016 by manager Benoit Blais and currently has approximately 110 kids, got Quebec’s first win in a Little League World Series game. Benoit described the experience “a dream come true”.
Alex Blais went 4-4 with 2 runs, and Isaac Beaudoin was 3-4 with two double, a triple, 2 runs and 2 RBIs. On the mound, Xavier Cere pitched 5 2/3 innings, surrending no runs, and only 2 hits and 3 walks while striking out 8 batters.
For Indiana, Maxwel Tripure and Jacob Thompson each had a hit.
Pictured are Alex Blais, Manager Benoit Blais, and Isaac Beaudin.