07/19/2018 12:36 AM -
Swift Current 9 at Melville 3
With their 8-3 win in Melville the Swift Current 57’s extended their winning streak to eight games.
Left fielder Myles Miller scored a run, banged out two hits and drove in four RBI as Swift Current improved to 22-17. Nik Pagan hit his fourth home run of the season for the 11-25 Money Men.
57s starter Evan Pontley earned his first win of the year as he went seven innings allowing six hits while striking six. Lyle Hibbitts lasted 4.2 innings in his seventh start of the 2018 campaign.
Highlights - Swift Current
Highlights - Melville
Brooks 9 at Lethbridge 0 (7 innings)
Liam Shibata led the Bomber attack with two hits and three RBI. Jakob Shields and Britt Logan each had three hits for Brooks. Carter Witbeck had the lone hit for the Bulls.
Jonny Chavez picked up his third win in his eighth start of the season. Chavez pitched seven complete innings allowing just one hit and five walks. He also had five strikeouts. Kale Penner, who suffered the loss, tossed five innings.
With the win, Brooks is now 11-27 while Lethbridge dropped to 15-23.
Highlights - Lethbridge
Okotoks 5 at Moose Jaw 2
Geordie McDougall, batting .316, reached base three times for Moose Jaw. The Minot State junior, was a bright spot in the loss as he had two hits, a run and a walk.
Dawgs reliever Jesse Coleman picked up the win after throwing three shutout innings. Coleman gave up one hit and two walk and also struck out four Moose Jaw hitters. Closer Craig Smith came out for the ninth inning and slammed the door on the Miller Express for the save. Travis Edgar was the losing pitcher.
Highlights - Moose Jaw
Medicine Hat 6 at Edmonton 7
Jordan Dray, the Vancouver product, proved to be an offensive threat as he led Medicine Hat with a home run and two runs scored. Tony Olson was the difference maker for Edmonton. The junior from UBC had two hits and two walks and scored four runs in the victory.
Josh Sieglitz was the winning pitcher after tossing two innings of shutout ball where he struck out three. Maverick reliever Tyler Shumpert from Houston, TX was tagged with the extra inning loss.
Edmonton is now 19-18 while Medicine Hat, the WMBL’s top team dropped to 30-7.
Highlights- Medicine Hat
Colton Wright - 2 hits, 2 RBI and 2 walks
Weyburn 14 at Yorkton 1
Offensively Corey Wheaton and Cam Williams each provided the Beavers with four hits. Williams also scored three runs. Logan Zozaya was the only Yorkton batter to reach base twice.
Reid Wall produced a solid start for Weyburn. The senior from Mid-American Christian University went eight innings allowing just four hits and four walks. He also struck out 16 Yorkton batters. Wryland McKnight took the loss.
Highlights - Weyburn
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