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WMBL Game Recap Wednesday, June 6

06/07/2018 12:16 AM -


Melville 10 at Yorkton 6                               

This rare weekday matinee in the WMBL saw 600 fans pack Jubilee Park in Yorkton. The Melville Millionaires ruined the afternoon party with a 10-6 win over the host Cardinals.


Marshall McPherson continues to terrorize WMBL pitching as he was four for five including a home run. The University of Montecello product also scored three runs and registered two RBI. McPherson now has three home runs on the season.

Thirus Jones and Dillon Champagne homered for the Cardinals.

Millionaire starter Lyle Hibbitts went five innings for the win. Jake Gill was saddled with the loss.

Melville is 3-1 on the year while Yorkton, now 0-4, continues to look for their first win of 2018.

Highlights -Melville

Marshall McPherson hit his 3rd homer of the season

All 9 batters reached base at least once


Highlights - Yorkton

Thirus Jones had 3 RBI

The Cardinals had three stolen bases


Moose Jaw 4 at Swift Current 3                               

Moose Jaw took a 4-1 lead into the ninth inning and held off a spirited Swift Current rally to win 4-3. With the victory, Moose Jaw now has an impressive 6-0 record. Swift Current dropped to 1-5.

Scott Platt led the Miller Express offence with three hits and two runs scored. Swift Current’s Alex Orenczuk, who played a key role in the ninth inning comeback attempt, had two hits and a RBI on the night. 

Moose Jaw starter Jesse Marks tossed six innings for the win. Gunner Pickett came out of the bullpen to get the final two outs to earn the save for the Miller Express. 57s starter Jake Pennington took the loss. 

360 fans were at Mitchell Field for tonight’s game.

Highlights - Moose Jaw

Alex Hendra Brown chipped in with 2 hits and 2 RBI

Scott Platt had 3 hits, including a double two runs scored and a RBI

Highlights - Swift Current

Bryan Benz had a double, RBI and a stolen base

Brock Gilliam threw 3 innings of relief


Lethbridge 5 at Medicine Hat 8                               

The Medicine Hat Mavericks defeated the visiting Lethbridge Bulls 8-5 in front of 931 fans at Athletic Park. The victory evened the Mavericks record at 2-2 while the Bulls dropped to 1-5.

One of the Lethbridge bright spots was a three hit performance from outfielder Brett Mercier. Carter Witbeck also hit a homer and drove in three runs for the Bulls.

Noaln Rattai, Zach Gray, Carson Johnson and Jordan Dray all had two hits for the Mavericks.

Alex Dafoe started for Medicine Hat and earned the win, pitching 4.1 innings. Sean Cruz pitched the final 1.1 innings for the save.


Highlights - Lethbridge

Hank Forrest had a triple and a walk

Carter Witbeck now has 6 RBI this season

Highlights - Medicine Hat

Maverick pitchers had 11 strikeouts

David Salgueiro had a double and a stolen base


Brooks 7 at Okotoks 10                                           

Okotoks scored 10 runs on 14 hits as they defeated Brooks 10-7 at Seaman Stadium. Brooks made a game of it in the final two innings scoring four runs to make the score very close.

It was a team focused victory as all Okotoks batters reached base and five players had multiple hits. MacDonald Riley went yard for the Bombers.

Brock Townsend, who went five innings, allowed three earned runs and struck out 10

batters in his winning effort. Bomber starter Tyler Whalen also pitched five innings, giving up four earned runs as he registered his first loss of the season.


1,430 fans watched as the Dawgs improved to 3-2, the Bombers dipped to 2-3.


Highlights - Brooks

Damien Rodriquez had three hits and three runs scored

MacDonald Riley contributed four hits and four RBI


Highlights - Okotoks

The Dawgs now have 14-straight wins over the Bombers

Starter Brock Townsend struck out 10 batters over 5 innings


Regina 3 at Weyburn 7                                            

The Weyburn Beavers remained perfect on the season with their 7-3 win over the Regina Red Sox. Weyburn, now 3-0, cranked out 12 hits while Regina had 11.  Both teams stranded 11 runners.

The offensive star of the game was veteran Cam Williams who had two hits and a walk while scoring two runs for the Beavers.

The 376 fans at Tom Laing Park watched Beavers starting pitcher Daniel Crooks pick up his first win of the year. He tossed 5.2 innings while striking out six. 

Flagstaff, AZ native Kyle Wilson got the start for the Red Sox. Wilson lasted 4.2 innings allowing four runs on eight hits. He was given the loss.


Highlights - Regina

Riley Hickerson is hitting .615 on the season, he is 8 for 13 with 2 doubles

Colton Onstott had two hits, a RBI and a sac fly


Highlights - Weyburn

Beaver pitchers fanned 11 Red Sox batters

Regina product Luke Lubinieki had 2 RBI


Edmonton 7 at Ft. McMurray 6

A five run fifth inning powered the Prospects past the Giants 7-6. The 529 fans at Shell Place were treated to a hit fest as both teams combined for 30 hits.

Colby Community College freshman Matt Coutney led the Edmonton hit parade with three hits, two RBI and two runs scored. Tristian Richardson and Adam North each had three hits for the Giants

Scott Gillespie, making his third relief appearance of the season, got the win. Rich Walker pitched two innings to earns the save. Fort McMurray reliever Ryan Dunn took the loss for the Giants.

Highlights - Edmonton

Nick Spillman had 2 hits and 3 RBI

Shortstop Zane Takhar contributed 2 hits

Highlights - Ft. McMurray

Adam North hit a home run

Left 10 runners on base


Upcoming Games – Thursday, June 7

Swift Current at Yorkton

Medicine Hat at Brooks

Weyburn at Regina