The Bisons Desjardins have the best for a second time in 24 hours against the Guerriers
GRANBY | In the tie-breaking match of the LBJÉQ Tournament of Champions, it was the Bisons Desjardins de Saint-Eustache who won, 4-2, against the Guerriers de Granby, Sunday afternoon, at the Napoleon stadium. Granby fountain.
Marc-Antoine Lebreux (on the picture) played the heroes at the start of the seventh inning to break the tie from 2 to 2, slamming a double that allowed Jérémy Therien and Tristan Aspeck to come and score the third and fourth point for the Bisons Desjardins at that time.
Earlier in the game, Nicolas Tremblay had hit a home run in the first set to give the Warriors the lead. In the third, Lebreux hit his first double of the game and produced a run, then William Perrin slammed a single that sent Lebreux home to score the visitors’ second point.
Alexandre Lapointe’s single allowed Francis Beaudoin to tie the game at the end of the fifth inning, before seeing Lebreux produce the last two points of the game in the seventh inning.
In his first playoff start, Jérémie Matte (1-0) pitched a full game for Saint-Eustache, yielding nine hits and two earned runs, striking out five batters. For Granby, it was Thomas Laverrière-Ménard (2-1) who conceded the defeat, having allowed two earned runs on seven hits, in six innings and two thirds.
After their first victory against Granby acquired the day before, Saint-Eustache thus obtains a second victory in a row in a game with extreme stakes against the Warriors, and both times at the ground of the Warriors in addition. A whole weekend for Saint-Eustache, which will now meet with the Trois-Rivières Eagles as of Thursday for the start of the 2021 LBJÉQ grand final.
The last playoff victory for the Eagles dates back to 2005, when the Bisons Desjardins won for the last time in 2003. So, whatever the outcome of the final, we can see a team that did not win on the circuit. for a long time savoring a title!
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