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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
Had five homers
Have dropped their last 3 games

Highlights - Brooks
Bryce O’Farrell: 3 hits, 3 runs scored and a walk
Riley MacDonald had 6 RBI


Ft. McMurray 4 at Weyburn 5 (10 innings)
The Weyburn Beavers continue to find ways to win. With their 5-4 come from behind extra inning victory over Fort McMurray, the Beavers improved their overall record to 10-0.

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
Adam North: 2 hits and 2 runs scored
Drew Dickerson: 2 for 4 and a run

Highlights - Weyburn
Corey Harrell: three hits and game winning RBI
Wade Weinburger: a homer and 3 RBI

Regina 5 at Moose Jaw 1
The Regina Red Sox gained a measure of revenge as they won the second game of a home and series with Moose Jaw.  The 5-1 Red Sox victory halted Moose jaw’s modest two game winning streak.

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
Red Sox pitchers combined for 12 strikeouts
Catcher Antonio Torres hot his 2nd home run of the season

Highlights - Moose Jaw
John Prudhom: pitched 1 inning and played in the field – had a hit and run
Alex Hendra-Brown is hitting .371


Okotoks 6 at Medicine Hat 11
The battle of these two Alberta powerhouses took place at Athletic Park, Wednesday night.   Medicine Hat continued their winning ways with an 11-6 victory over Okotoks. The Mavericks have now won their last eight games after starting the season 0-2.

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
The loss ended the Dawgs’ five game winning streak
Nate Dechaine: 2 home runs, 2 runs and 2 RBI

Highlights - Medicine Hat
830 fans at Athletic Park
The Mavericks had 4 stolen bases

Upcoming Games – Thursday, June 14
Yorkton at Regina
Brooks at Lethbridge
Melville at Swift Current
Ft. McMurray at Moose Jaw
Okotoks at Medicine Hat

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