WMBL Game Recaps for Saturday, June 30

06/30/2018 11:44 PM -

Weyburn 10 at Lethbridge 8    

The Weyburn Beavers became the first WMBL team to reach 20 wins this season with their 10-8 victory over the Lethbridge Bulls.

Outfielder Corey Wheaton was the Beavers’ offensive catalyst with three hits, a double, a stolen base and four runs scored.  Drake Pilat, the junior from the University of Jamestown, chipped in with three hits and two RBI for Weyburn. 

Lethbridge third baseman Dylan Borman had a walk, two hits including a home run, three RBI and scored two runs in a losing cause.

Reid Wall picked up the win for Weyburn. He threw 5.1 innings before handing the ball to the bullpen. Eric Evans pitched a scoreless ninth inning to get his fifth save.

The Bulls sent Luc Hebert to the mound for his first start of 2018. The New Brunswick native went 5.2 innings in the loss.

Highlights – Weyburn     
Weyburn had 18 hits including 5 doubles
Corey Wheaton has 10 doubles and 15 stolen bases

Highlights – Lethbridge    
827 fans at Spitz Stadium
Lachlan Mayo homered and had 2 walks


Moose Jaw 5 at Yorkton 8    
The Yorkton Cardinals snapped a seven-game losing streak with an 8-5 win over the visiting Moose Jaw Miller Express. A three-run shot by Clyde Yeh in the fifth inning proved to be the difference in the ballgame.

Riley Jepson added a pair of hits in including a double, a RBI and a run scored for the Cardinals. Scott Platt had three hits, a stolen base and a RBI for Moose Jaw.

Local Yorkton product Tyson Black earned his first win of the season going seven complete. Black struck out three and only gave up two earned runs on four hits and two walks.  Ryder Yakel started for Moose Jaw and suffered the loss.

Highlights – Moose Jaw     
Ty Roseberry added his 22nd RBI of the year
Blake Gallagher had two hits and a run scored

Highlights – Yorkton    
Thirus Jones: 2 hits and a run scored
Jayse Wilson stole his 7th base of the year


Okotoks 7 at Brooks 6    
The Okotoks Dawgs outscored the Brooks Bombers 7-6 in front of 210 fans at Elks Stadium. The Dawgs also out hit the Bombers 13-10 in the game.

Offensively for Okotoks shortstop Richard Mascarenas had three hits and an RBI in the win. Cole Maclaren, the Dawgs catcher helped the cause by scoring three runs. 

Riley MacDonald continued his assault on the WMBL home run record book by bashing his 16th homer of the year. The record is 18 homeruns set by former Lethbridge Bull Jesse Sawyer in 2011.

Mesa Junior College freshman Dustin Schorie pitched two innings in relief to earn the win. He gave up just one hit while striking out two. Brandon Hillier was tagged with seven runs on 10 hits and two walks in the loss.

Highlights – Okotoks     
Craig Smith earned his fifth save
Nate Dechaine hit home run number 7.

Highlights – Brooks    
McDonald now has 41 RBI in 2018
Andrew Leggo hit a homer and a double plus 3 RBI


Melville 3 at Edmonton 21   
The Edmonton Prospects put on an offensive show defeating the Melville Millionaires 21 -3. Edmonton pounded out 17 hits while Melville had eight hits but also committed five errors in the game.

Edmonton’s Michael Gahan had a massive night at the plate.  Gahan had four hits, a walk, a run scored and six RBIs. Percy Liu also had a stellar performance scoring four runs. He contributed three hits, two RBI and a walk.

Nik Pagan was one of the bright spots for the Millionaires with two hits and two RBI.

Prospect starter Conner Burns pitched 7.1 innings for the win. Burns faced 30 hitters, gave up just three runs and struck out seven.

Ricky Hockett lasted just 1.2 innings giving six hits and five walks. Edmonton scored 10 runs in the first two innings but only three were earned.

Highlights – Melville    
Gavin Haimovitz was 2 for 4 with a run
Zach Diaz had 3 strikeouts in his 1.2 innings of work

Highlights – Edmonton
Mathieu Brisson threw 1.2 innings with just a hit and a strikeout
Eric Crain had 4 RBI    


Canada Day in the WMBL


Melville at Ft. McMurray
Regina at Okotoks
Yorkton at Moose Jaw
Brooks at Edmonton
Swift Current at Medicine Hat
Weyburn at Lethbridge

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