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WMBL Game Reviews - Monday, June 25

06/25/2018 11:11 PM -

Medicine Hat 13 at Lethbridge 5

Make it five wins in a row for the Medicine Hat Mavericks. On Monday night, the visiting Mavericks rode an early 5-1 lead to a 13-5 victory over the Lethbridge Bulls. 

The 15-3 Mavericks had an offensive outburst from Carson Johnson who smacked four hits. The sophomore from Conners State College also added 2 runs and four RBI. Colton Wright chipped in with three hits for Medicine Hat.

Bulls outfield Brett Mercier and first baseman Kaleb Warden had the games only home runs.

Jared Libke, the Saskatoon, SK product grabbed his third win of the season while Lethbridge starter Andrew Grieder took the loss. 


Highlights – Medicine Hat
Banged out 15 hits
Julien Ly stole 3 bases


Highlights – Lethbridge
Hank Forrest now has 7 doubles
Bulls pitchers had 14 strikeouts


Edmonton 7 at Swift Current 8
The Swift Current 57s needed 11 innings to get past the Edmonton Prospects 8-7 at Mitchell Field. 385 fans watched as the 57s improved to 10-10. Edmonton dropped to 8-12.

Daylen Calicdan had three hits including two home runs for the Prospects in a losing cause. Nick Spillman had four hits and three RBI for Edmonton. Will Baker had a home run and a double for Swift Current. He also scored two runs and drove in two runs

Edmonton starter Michael Gahan pitched 8.2 innings before turning the game over to reliever Jordan Smith who took the loss. 57s reliever Nate Hooper pitched the final two innings of the game for the win.


Highlights – Edmonton
Percy Liu had had 2 hits and a stolen base
Edmonton pitchers walked only 1 Swift Current batter


Highlights – Swift Current
Ethan Hunter had 3 RBI
57s had 5 extra base hits


Fort McMurray 2 at Okotoks 11
The Okotoks Dawgs defeated the Fort McMurray Giants 11-2 to sweep the three-game series against their Alberta rivals.

Mason Swegarden made his first home start of 2018 in front 2,270 Dawg fans. The Mayville State University product went seven innings allowing just two runs on six hits while striking out three. The win improved Swegarden’s season record to 3-0.

Giants starter Nic Cardinal went five innings and suffered his first loss of the season.

Riley Baasch had a home run, three RBI and a stolen base to lead the Dawgs’ offence. 
Fort McMurray third baseman BJ Minarcin had three hits in the contest for the Giants.

Okotoks improved to 13-5 and have won four straight games. The Giants now 5-15, have now lost nine games in a row.


Highlights – Okotoks
Collin Ridout had 2 doubles
7 of the Dawg hitters had multiple hits


Highlights – Fort McMurray
Drew Dickerson now has 7 RBI
Mike Bowes and Liam Rihela each had a hit and scored a run


Regina at Yorkton – Postponed