06/19/2017 11:23 PM -
WMBL Round Up for June 19
Okotoks 5 at Edmonton 3
Okotoks extended their winning streak to three games with a 5-3 win over Edmonton at RE/MAX Field.
Dawgs starter Anthony Balderas, a product of Lewis-Clark State College tossed five strong shutout innings, striking out four while allowing just two hits.
Edmonton’s Jordan Parranto took the loss after giving up five runs over 5.2 innings. Parranto dropped to 1-1 on the season.
John Hawk was impressive driving in four runs on two hits. He also scored one of the Okotoks’s runs.
Edmonton’s Jake Lanferman had a pair walks and two hits including a triple and three RBIs in a losing cause.
Yorkton 1 at Swift Current 10
Swift Current scored 10 runs on 11 hits on their way to a 10-1 thrashing of the Yorkton Cardinals. Swift Current sits atop the Eastern Division standings with a 10-3 mark. The loss dropped Yorkton to 2-11.
Fernando Pena secured his first win of the season tossing six innings of five hit ball. He also allowed just one run before turning the game over to the bullpen.
Yorkton’s Tyson Black took the loss after giving up seven runs on nine hits over five innings.
Kyle MacDonald had a hot bat for the 57’s. He contributed three hits including two home runs and five RBI. He also had a stolen base.
Yorkton had seven hits from seven different batters including a double from Parker Smejkal, his fourth of the season.
Brooks 1 at Medicine Hat 3
912 fans were in attendance at Athletic Park to watch Medicine Hat defeat Brooks 3-1. With the win the Mavericks climbed to .500 (7-7) while the Bombers dropped to 4-9 on the season.
Medicine Hat opened the scoring with two runs in the first inning then added an insurance run in the eighth for a 3-0 lead. The Bombers got one back in the top of the ninth but is was not enough.
Lee Thomas led the Bomber batters with three hits and a run. Blake Rowlett countered with three hits and a RBI for the Mavericks.
Home grown Maverick Nathan Stark was exceptional on the mound for Medicine Hat. Over seven shutout innings, Stark allowed just three hits while striking out six. Will Ziebol finished the last two innings for the save.
Juan Carreon, who threw 7.1 innings, picked up the loss for the Bombers.