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WMBL Round Up for July 4

07/05/2017 12:52 AM -

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Edmonton Prospects 7 at Brooks Bombers 0
Zaine Foth-Thomas threw a no-hit shutout on route to his 7-0 win over the Brook Bombers. 
The Cisco Community College freshman faced 30 batters, walking five and fanning four. He tossed 90 pitches including 51 strikes as he picked up his third win of the season. 
 
With the victory the Edmonton Prospects ran their record to 15-10 while the Brooks Bombers dropped to 9-17.
 
Edmonton had eight hits including doubles from Zane Takhar, Eric Sabrowski and Anthony Cusati. Ryan Koop had two RBI in the game. The Edmonton offence was also aided by five Brooks fielding errors. 
 
Cameron Kremers started for the Bombers and was tagged with the loss. Kremers left the game after four innings. 
 
 
Melville Millionaires 10 at Lethbridge Bulls 8
Melville ended a seven-game losing streak with a 10-8 road victory in Lethbridge. 
Both teams had 12 hits but a key difference was that the Bulls committed five fielding errors.  
 
Marshall McPherson, the Texarkana, TX product, had three hits including a double and two RBI in helping lead Melville to victory.
 
Lethbridge had four batters who contributed multi-hit games in the loss.
 
Brody Curry started for the Millionaires but the win went to Keaton Sullivan. Amado Almanzar notched the save. Lethbridge starter Landen Bourassa pitched seven innings. Chris Stodolka took the Bulls loss. 
 
  
Moose Jaw Miller Express 1 at Swift Current 57’s 6
Swift Current pounded out 12 hits against Moose Jaw pitching as they defeated the Miller Express 6-1. 
 
656 fans at Mitchell Field watched the 57’s improve to 16-9 0n the season. Moose Jaw is now 15-12.
 
Left fielder Cole Warken had two hits and Ben Dalke added his eighth double of the season for the Express.
 
Swift Current’s Kyle MacDonald launched two home runs and added four RBI to lead the 57’s offensive charge.  
 
Tanner Emes was the loser giving up 11 hits and six runs in 4.2 innings of work. Grant Westmoreland finished the final 3.1 innings for Moose Jaw.
 
Dustin Wells secured his second win of the season with a solid six innings. The Senior from George Fox University reduced his ERA to 0.81 by allowing 0 earned runs and five hits and one walk. He also struck out four of the 24 Express batters. 
 
 
Yorkton Cardinals 1 at Regina Red Sox 9
The Regina Red Sox rode an early 6-0 lead to a 9-1 victory over the visiting Yorkton Cardinals. 
 
The Eastern Division Leading Red Sox sent Taft Community College sophomore Will Moore to the mound. Moore, the winning pitcher, threw 4.2 innings allowing just one run on five hits and four walks before Manager MacDonald went to the bullpen. Preston Minor, local product Kendal Daniels, Justin Magstadt and Kevin Borst all pitched in relief. 
 
Justin Johnson started for the Cardinals and suffered the loss. He lasted five innings giving up seven runs on eight hits. 
 
Walker McCleney was one of the offensive bright spot pounding a home run over the right field wall in the third inning.  Hank Forest also added three hits for the Cardinals.
 
Antonio Torres’ homer in the bottom of the seventh brought the 608 fans at Currie Filed to their feet. It was the first WMBL home run for Torres. The speedy Justin Earlandson, from Utah valley, chipped in with a double and a triple in the Red Sox win. 
 
At the end of the night, Regina improved to 17-8 and Yorkton dropped to 7-18.  
 
 
Weyburn Beavers 6 at Okotoks Dawgs 3
The Weyburn Beavers took a bite out of the Dawgs with a 6-3 win in Okotoks. 
 
Weyburn centre fielder Anthony Wiggins had a run, three hits and two RBI in the Beavers victory.  Three other Weyburn batters had two hit nights. 
 
The Dawgs were in a running mood, stealing four bases. Matt Lloyd from Indiana University continues to have his way with WMBL pitchers. He had two hits and two walks in the loss
 
Carson Perkins was credited with the win and evened his overall record to 1-1. Jake Rupe Jr. suffered his first loss of the season. 
 
Okotoks is now 17-10 and Weyburn upper their record to 14-13.