08/01/2018 11:42 PM -
WMBL Playoffs Game 2 Recaps - Wednesday, August 1
Moose Jaw 4 at Weyburn 14
Centre fielder Keaton Greenwalt had four hits including a double and a home run to lead Weyburn past Moose Jaw 14-4. Greenwalt finished the evening with four hits, four runs and two RBI.
Weyburn starter Daniel Crooks faced 25 batters over his six innings of work. The Midland, TX product allowed three runs on five hits and two walks. Crooks, a senior from Lubbock Christian also struck out six Moose Jaw hitters on his way to earning the win.
Michael Mommersteeg, from St. Thomas, ON, who lasted 4.2 innings, took the loss.
Moose Jaw outfielder Schindel had a two run homer for the visiting Miller Express
Highlights - Moose Jaw
Blake Gallagher had 2 walks and a hit
John Prudhom stole a base
Highlights - Weyburn
Weyburn had 17 hits and 2 walks
Beaver pitchers recorded 10 strikeouts
(Weyburn leads the series 2-0)
Regina 5 at Swift Current 7
Swift Current scored five runs in the second inning on their way to a 7-5 win over the Regina Red Sox. The series is now tied at one game each and will head back to Regina for game three on Thursday Night and game four on Friday.
Regina native Dylan Bells made the start for the Red Sox and went seven innings. He only allowed four earned runs on nine hits and four walks. The freshman from Frank Philllips threw 116 pitches and had eight strike outs in a losing effort.
Joey Machado started for the 57s. He went five innings allowing one earned run on three hits. He also struck out three. Spencer Koelewyn came on in relief and earned the victory. Closer Keil Krumwiede came on to pitch the final two innings for the save.
Blake Adams and Jerad Dokey each had a pair of hits, a RBI and scored a run in the Swift Current win. Phil Langlois scored a run and had a pair of hits and a walk for the Red Sox.
Highlights - Regina
Erik Crossman smacked a two run home run in the top of the 4th
Wesley Moss and Danny Hunt each stole a base
Highlights - Swift Current
440 fans at Mitchell Field
Swift Current pitchers allowed only 1 earned run
(Series tied 1-1)
Western Division Playoffs
Medicine Hat 2 at Lethbridge 5
Lethbridge evened the series at one win a piece as the Bulls defeated Medicine Hat 5-2.
Starter Luc Hebert was outstanding for Lethbridge. The New Brunswick native pitcher 8.1 innings giving up only one run on five hits. The Prairie Baseball Academy junior walked four and struck out 10 in the victory. Talon Derrick earned the save after getting the final two outs.
Maverick starter Matt Brooks lasted six innings in the loss.
Offensively Bulls third baseman Dylan Borman was a star as he scored two runs, hit a double, a home run and had two RBI in the game.
Nolan Rattai countered with a single and two doubles for the Mavericks.
Highlights - Lethbridge
Luc Herbert threw 137 pitches - 85 strikes
Jaret Semeniuk had two hits including a double and a RBI
Highlights - Medicine Hat
Medicine Hat pitchers did not walk a batter in the game
Ryan Czanstkowski pitched three scoreless innings
(Series tied 1-1)
Edmonton 10 at Okotoks 8
Edmonton held off a late inning Okotoks surge to defeat the Dawgs 10-8 at Seaman Stadium.
The Prospects now lead the best-of-five Western Division semi-final series 2-0.
With the tying run at plate in the bottom of the ninth inning, Prospect pitcher Mike Gahan struck out Nate DeChaine to end the game. Not only did Gahan pitch three innings he also saw playing time at third base and contributed two hits and a RBI.
Anthony Cusati led the Prospects offensive charge with three hits including a home run, three RBI. He also scored three runs.
DeChaine, Eddie Sanchez and Collin Ridout all had two hits for the Dawgs. DeChaine also had a two-run home run in the Okotoks half of the fourth inning.
Conner Burns started for Edmonton and earned the win after going 5.2 innings.
Cody Ebert started for the Dawgs and was chased from the game after just 3.2 innings. The Columbia College senior was tagged with the loss after giving up for seven hits, four earned runs while striking out two.
Highlights - Edmonton
Percy Lui had a double and a triple
Tony Olson had two hits
Highlights - Okotoks
3,294 fans were at Seaman Stadium
Ryan Humenuik hit a triple and 2 RBI