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Seventh Inning tough on the Dawgs

07/12/2014 12:20 AM -

Edmonton 6 Okotoks 4

July 11, 2014

Okotoks, AB… The Edmonton Prospects (13-19) ended their seven-game losing streak with a 6-4 win over the host Okotoks Dawgs (15-15).

CJ Lewington (Southeastern Illinois College) made his first start for the Dawgs and lasted five innings, giving up just one run. A rough four-run inning in the top of the seventh was the Dawgs’ demise. Jake Shaw (Northern Kentucky University) was great in the last two innings, striking out five while allowing just two hits.

Mark Riendeau (Louisiana College) lead the offense, going 3-5 with two RBIs and a steal. Connor Crane (Lamar CC) was 2-4 with two runs scored and two steals to move him into second in the league.

The Dawgs also had six steals in the game.

Tomorrow, the Dawgs look to play spoilers as they host the Lethbridge Bulls, who are 9-1 in their last 10 and lead the WMBL standings.

The box score for the game can be found here:

Photo: Jake Shaw was dominant in his two innings of work, holding the Prospects at bay as he allowed just two hits while fanning five batters. (photo by Neil Hilts)