Tri County Ranger from Fall River named to Canada Games baseball team

WINDSOR JUNCTION: A baseball player from Fall River can say he’s going to the Canada Games, scheduled for next summer.

Lucas Taylor, who plays with the Tri County Rangers, was among the provincial baseball players who tried out for the team to be announced as part of the core 2021 team. Close to 100 athletes attended tryouts across N.S. over the last few months.

He is one of several Rangers named to the squad.

Taylor began his baseball career through the LWF Minor Baseball Association.

“It was a difficult process with so much talent on display across Nova Scotia,” the coaching staff said in a release.

Here is the roster announced Sept. 11:

Ryan Avery. Kentville Wildcats; Benito Bonilla. Halifax Mets; Evan Best Janes. Hammonds Plains A’s; Mitch Brown. Hantsport Shamrocks; Nolan Cheeseman. Hammonds Plains A’s; Connor Creelman. Hammonds Plains A’s; Adam Crocker. Hantsport Shamrocks; Tyler Croteau. Kentville Wildcats; John Decoste. Great Village Tide; Ty Doucette. Dartmouth Arrows; Eric Fields. Great Village Tide; Travis Feltmate. Halifax Mets; Nick Gage. Halifax Mets; Lane George. Dartmouth Arrows; Carter Higgins. Truro Bearcats; Bradley Howatt. Halifax Mets; Jackson Graham. New Glasgow Kinsman; Sam Hines. Dartmouth Arrows; Zach Jenkins. Tri County Rangers; Nate Johnson. Hantsport Shamrocks; Matt Johnston. Tri County Rangers; Kyle King. Dartmouth Arrows; Jack Laws. Bridgewater Bulldogs; Aidan McBurnie. Truro Bearcats; Owen McDermid. Dartmouth Arrows; Rory Macdonald. Halifax Mets; Ryan Macdonald. Dartmouth Arrows; Matt Mackenzie. Kentville Wildcats; Emmit Mailman. Kentville Wildcats; Joseph Mason. Pictou County Macgregors; Kole Miller. Dartmouth Arrows; Nick Mosher. Hammonds Plains A’s; Colin Snyder. Bridgewater Bulldogs; Lucas Taylor. Tri County Rangers; Mike Vandertoorn. Bridgewater Bulldogs; and Keegan Wade Parker. Bridgewater Bulldogs.

The 2021 Canada Summer Games are set to be held Aug. 6-21 in the Niagara, Ont. area.