06/13/2018 11:56 PM -
WMBL Game Recap Wednesday, June 13
Edmonton 12 at Brooks 14
This was an offensive battle that left the fans at Elk Stadium on the edge of their seats. Trailing 8-3, Edmonton scored seven runs in the top of the fifth inning to grab a 10-8 lead. Not to be out done, the Bombers came storming back in their half of the fifth inning and plated four runs to regain the lead 12-10. Both teams added a pair of runs to make the final score 14-12.
During this hit parade the Prospects and Bombers combined for 29 hits including eight home runs.
Riley MacDonald was a spark plug for the Brooks Bombers. The native of North Van had two homers, six RBI and scored four runs. Aidan Huggins had two home runs and four RBI for Edmonton.
Edmonton starter, Dylan Emmons pitched four innings in a losing cause. Reliever Cale Thornton earned the win for the Bombers with Felix Pena closing out the ninth inning for the Brooks save.
Highlights - Edmonton
Highlights - Brooks
Ft. McMurray 4 at Weyburn 5 (10 innings)
After tying the game in the bottom of the ninth with a pair of runs, Corey Harrell had a clutch double in the bottom of the 10th that scored Keaton Greenwalt for the win.
Shandon Herrera, got the Weyburn win after throwing three spectacular shutout innings of relief. Matt Vanderschmidt took the loss for the Giants.
Highlights - Ft. McMurray
Highlights - Weyburn
Regina scored three runs in the first two innings and then watched their pitching staff dominate the Moose Jaw hitters. To ensure victory, Regina added a couple of late inning insurance runs.
Gunner Pickett started for Moose Jaw and had a decent showing even though he was tagged with the loss. The sophomore from Northeastern lasted 6.2 innings allowing three runs on six hits while striking out 10.
Regina starter Taso Stathopoulos pitched three scoreless innings before manager Mitch MacDonald went to his bullpen. The Red Sox used four relievers, who held Moose Jaw to one run on four hits over the final six innings.
Highlights - Regina
Highlights - Moose Jaw
Okotoks 6 at Medicine Hat 11
William Hollis led the Dawg batters with four hits and a run. Louie Canjura had a hot bat for Medicine Hat. The junior from Chico State contributed three hits including a home run, three RBI and two runs scored.
Okotoks used six pitchers with reliever Jordan Pepper taking the loss. Douglas Community College sophomore Barry Caine earned the win for Medicine Hat.
Highlights - Okotoks
Highlights - Medicine Hat