Royals and Kitchener rained out

KITCHENER – The Guelph Royals and Kitchener Panthers had their Intercounty Baseball League match scheduled for Sunday postponed due to the field conditions at Jack Couch Park and the rainy forecast.

No make-up date has been announced.

All eight teams in the league were to have played Sunday, but none did as the rainy weather also postponed the other three.

Rescheduling the games will likely cause a few headaches.

In the Guelph-Kitchener case, the game was the second postponed game of the weekend for the Panthers as they also had a game against the London Majors in London Friday night rained out.

The league’s original schedule was to have ended Aug. 3, but a game between the Hamilton Cardinals and Brantford Red Sox has been rescheduled for Aug. 4, giving the Red Sox three home games at Arnold Anderson Stadium in four days.

As for the Royals, they have four games set for eight days before working in the game against Kitchener.

The Panthers have five games on their schedule and need to work in the two they had postponed on the weekend. The five games already on their schedule come in a stretch of nine days.

The Barrie Baycats lead the league at 23-8 and are followed by Kitchener (20-9), London (17-11), Toronto Maple Leafs (13-16), Hamilton (12-17), the Royals (12-19), Brantford (10-17) and Burlington Herd (10-20).

The Royals are to host Barrie Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Hastings Stadium.

  • Guelph Sports Journal