06/28/2017 12:54 AM -
Weyburn 7 Swift Current 5
The 434 fans at Mitchell Field witnessed an entertaining game between Weyburn and Swift Current. The home town 57’s took an early lead with a run in the 2nd inning.
Weyburn responded with four runs in their half of the fourth inning and never looked backed as they finished the night with a 7-5 victory.
Evan Weidner the Beavers shortstop helped Weyburn to the win by going 3 for 3 with two runs and two walks.
Swift Current’s offence was led by Blake Adams and Ben Andrews who each homered in the contest.
Garrett Waters took the hill for Weyburn. The senior from the University of Mobile, threw six innings allowing seven hits and gave up three runs in the win. Waters’ now has four wins on the year.
Swift Current starter Bobby St. Pierre struggled over his 4.1 innings of action. He allowed five runs on eight hits and four walks. The loss dropped St. Pierre’s record to 2-3.
Swift Current is now 11-8 while the win propelled Weyburn to 12-8.
Moose Jaw 14 Yorkton 3
The visiting Miller Express banged out 23 hits on route to a 14-3 win over Yorkton. The road win vaulted Moose Jaw’s record to 13-9 while the Cardinals dipped to 5-14.
Moose Jaw’s leadoff hitter Travis Able had a spectacular night at the plate. The Central Missouri junior had five hits including two doubles, 5 RBI and scored three runs. Ben Dalke also clubbed his fifth home run of the year.
For Yorkton Parker Smejkal had a hit and a RBI.
Miller Express starter Tanner Emes dominated Yorkton batters. The Fresno City Community College freshman gave up just four hits and three runs in eight innings of work. Emes struck out eight of the 30 batters he faced.
Reliever Mitchell Price closed out the game for the Express with a scoreless ninth inning.
Yorkton used five pitchers in the game. Starter DJ Depiero, took the loss after being yanked after just 2.2 innings. His line score had five hits, seven walks and five runs.
Okotoks 4 Lethbridge 7
Lethbridge scored five runs in the first three innings and went on to defeat the visiting Okotoks Dawgs 7-4.
Okotoks is now 12-8 while Lethbridge improved to 14-7 in the very tight and competitive Western Division.
Greg Cullen was a spark plug for Okotoks spraying four hits. The Niagara University star also scored two runs and added an RBI.
Brett Semeniuk led the Bulls with three hits, a run and two RBI. Dylan Borman, the Camrose, AB native chipped in two hits including a double and an RBI.
Landen Bourassa started and got the win for Lethbridge. He only allowed three runs on seven hits. He also tossed 61 strikes in the six innings he pitched. Closer Chris Stodolka faced five batters to earn his ninth save this season.
CJ Lewington took the loss for the Dawgs. The right hander from Calgary lasted five innings giving up five runs on seven hits and four walks. He also struck out seven Bull’s hitters, before handing the ball to the Okotoks bullpen.
Fort McMurray 10 at Edmonton 5
A six run second inning powered the Fort McMurray Giants to a 10 -5 win over the Edmonton Prospects.
540 fans at ReMax Field watched as Edmonton’s MacKenzie Parlow was perfect at the plate going three for three with two runs scored and an RBI. The speedy Dean Olson stole his 12 base of the year. It’s the third consecutive game he swiped a base.
Fort McMurray scored their 10 runs on just seven hits. Leading the Giants offensive output was catcher Richard Ortiz. The sophomore from Grambling State was two for three with a home run and two RBIs.
Jordan Parranto made his third start for Edmonton but lasted just one inning. He gave up four runs on four walks. Edmonton used four other pitchers to finish the game.
Ryan Moroz, the Minot State freshman, earned the win in his first start for Fort McMurray. He threw 3.2 innings giving up four runs on four hits. He also allowed five walks but struck out four Edmonton hitters.