The Leaside Mosquito AAA Leafs Baseball team won the 2018 TBA Championship, defeating Etobicoke in a 3 hour, extra innings thriller. It was the third consecutive TBA championship for this team, with victories also coming in 2016 and 2017.
In this year’s final, Leaside was down 7-1 after 2 innings, but battled back and were down 8-5 in the bottom of final inning. One run came in, and with runners on second and third, 2 out and a full count, Leaside scored 2 more to tie the game 8-8. After a scoreless 8th inning, the Leafs loaded the bases, and with 1 out, an infield single drove in the winning run to give Leaside a victory and three TBA championships in a row!!