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WMBL Highlights - July 1

07/02/2017 3:58 AM -

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Moose Jaw 5 Edmonton 6
The Edmonton Prospects extended their winning streak to four games after their 6-5 win over the visiting Moose Jaw Miller Express. 
 
Edmonton used a three run first innings and then added three more in the bottom of the eighth for the win. 
 
Cole Warken, Ben Dalke and Ty Schindel all enjoyed a multi-hit game. Edmonton catcher Matt Quartel led the Prospect hitters with a two-hit night, as well as a walk and an RBI. 
 
Matt Robinson got the start for Moose Jaw and went six complete innings. He handed the ball Galen Andrews who took the loss after surrendering three runs in the final two innings. 
 
Cisco Community College Sophomore Erik Sabrowski was Edmonton’s starter. He lasted five innings before turning the game over to  Jye Deeble who picked up the Propectors’ win. Andrew Mirasty came on in the ninth to earn his sixth save of the year.
 
 
Double Header
Game 1 - Yorkton 11 at Lethbridge 12
Game 2 – Yorkton 5 at Lethbridge 12
 
The Canada Day fireworks started early as Lethbridge and Yorkton lit up the afternoon sky with baseballs. Lethbridge ended their two-game losing streak with a pair of wins over Yorkton, 12-11 in the first game of the double header and 12 -5 in the second game. The 2,268 fans at Spitz Stadium watched as the teams wacked out 41 hits (17 Yorkton) (24 Bulls hits) over the two games.
 
After the twin bill Lethbridge improved their record 16-9 while Yorkton fell to 7-17. 
 
Alex Bishop had four hits, four runs, two homers and eight RBI and two walks in the two games. 
 
University of Alabama freshman Walker McCleney had three hits, three walks and a RBI. The speedy McCleney also had four stolen bases. 
 
 
Melville 1 at Brooks 4
The Brooks Bombers defeated the Melville 4-1 in front of 492 fans at Elks Stadium.   
With the loss, Melville’s record dropped to 5-19 and their losing streak extended to five games.  
Brooks improved to 8-16.
 
Melville’s Vinny Martin crushed a home run in the top of the first to give the Melville Millionaires a short-lived lead. The Brooks Bomber then scored four unanswered runs for the victory. 
 
Nicola Mislinski had three of the Bombers seven hits. The Sacramento native also had a run and a RBI.
 
Brooks starter Mason Swegarden pitched a complete game six hitter giving up just one run and one walk. Swegarden also struck out five of the 34 batters he faced.
 
Amado Almanzar took the loss for Melville after throwing 5.1 innings in his second start of the year. 
 
Weyburn 7 at Fort McMurray 4
Weyburn jumped out to a 4-0 lead and carried on to a 7-2win. Weyburn had 15 hits as compared to Fort McMurray’s two hits. 
 
The Beaver got home runs from Carlos Flores and Wade Weinburger to help them pick up their 13th win of the season. Brady Nygaard added three hits including a double in the Beavers cause.
 
Keegan Marsden had a hit 2 RBI and a walk for Fort McMurray. 
 
Weyburn starter Ryan Johnson picked up the win after six innings of work. Tyler Moskalyk took the loss for Fort McMurray.
 
 
Regina 14 at Medicine Hat 2
The Red Sox came into this game well rested as Mother Nature provided the team with an extra day off on Friday. 
 
Regina’s well rested bats delivered 13 hits in their 14-2 win over the Medicine Hat. Regina improved their record to 16-7 while the Mavericks dropped to 13-12. 
 
1,079 were on hand at Athletic Park to watch Mavericks Chris Rodriguez pick up a team high two hits. For Regina Griffin Keller and Broderick Rodocker each belted out three hits in a winning clause. 
 
Tanner Helms picked up the loss for Medicine Hat. Jordan Scott from Liberty University got the win to run his season record to 3-1. Scott had an impressive seven innings allowing two runs on eight hits. He also struck out five in the Red Sox victory.
 
 
Swift Current 1 at Okotoks 9
The Okotoks Dawgs picked up their fourth consecutive win with a convincing 9-1 over Swift Current. 
 
Even a lengthy rain delay could not cool off the Dawgs bats who had 10 hits on the night. Due to lightning strikes this game was called after just seven innings.
 
Okotoks now, 16-8, got a brilliant night from Jayse McLean. The Great Falls, Montana product had two hits, two runs, a walk, a double, a home run and three RBI.
 
Swift Current shortstop Grant Van Scoy had a double and RBI in the loss.
 
Dawg’s starter Anthony Balderas pitched all seven innings in the contest. He struck
out eight batters while giving up just one run for the win.
 
Matt Michalski took the loss for the 57’s after pitching 4.2 innings.