Game Recaps: June 20th
Swift Current 57’s vs Brooks Bombers | 11 – 1
The Swift Current 57’s thumped the Brooks Bombers by a score of 11-1 Thursday night, hitting four homers as a team, bringing their record up to 11-8, good enough for third in the WCBL’s East Division. The loss drops the Brooks Bombers to 4-15 as they remain in last place in the West Division.
57’s catcher, Alex Stinnett crushed two homers and three RBI’s in his teams victory, going 3-5 on the night, while his teammate, Breyden Eckout went 2-4 with a homer, a double, and three RBI’s. Jack Large and Colby Seltzer also hit home runs in the win.
Diego Jordan got the start for Swift Current, tossing six innings, striking out three, and only allowing three hits. Garrett Hawkins pitched the final three innings of the ballgame, striking out one.
For the full boxscore, visit http://baseball.pointstreak.com/boxscore.html?gameid=504200
Medicine Hat Mavericks vs Lethbridge Bulls | 13 – 1
The defending WCBL Champion, Medicine Hat Mavericks ended their eight-game losing streak as they defeated the Lethbridge Bulls 13-1 in a six-inning, rained out ballgame. The win improves the Mavericks record to 7-12, while the loss ends the Bulls four-game win streak, dropping them to 10-8 on the season.
It was a team victory for the Mavericks as eight different players got hits for the club. Second baseman, Nolan Rattai highlighted the day as went 2-3 with a walk, two RBI’s and two runs scored, while Russell Strilchuck went 3-4, collecting a double, an RBI, and three runs scored.
For the full boxscore, visit http://baseball.pointstreak.com/boxscore.html?gameid=504201
Edmonton Prospects vs Okotoks Dawgs | 6 – 11
The Okotoks Dawgs continue to dominate the league as they defeated the Edmonton Prospects 11-6, padding to their lead in the standings, as they are now up by a four game margin to the second place Lethbridge Bulls. The win improves the Dawgs record to 14-4, as the Prospects fall to 10-10.
Coming off being named the WCBL Hitter of the Week, Dawgs outfielder, Tristan Peters impressed once again. The Winnipeg, Manitoba native went 4-4 with two doubles, one RBI and two runs scored. His teammate, Liam Rihela went 2-3 with a double, three runs scored, and two RBI’s in the victory.
Nolan Ruff got the start for the Dawgs, throwing seven innings, striking out a whopping 11 batters, allowing only three hits. Shay Shanaman and Dan Ferrario each pitched an inning to complete the ballgame.
For the full boxscore, visit http://baseball.pointstreak.com/boxscore.html?gameid=504202