Is­lan­ders split with Roy­als

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - SPORTS -

The Char­lot­te­town Gaudet’s Auto Body Is­lan­ders swept the Fred­er­ic­ton Roy­als Sun­day in New Brunswick Se­nior Base­ball League ac­tion in Fred­er­ic­ton, N.B.

It came a day af­ter the Roy­als swept the Is­lan­ders in Char­lot­te­town.

The Is­lan­ders won 7-4 and 13-9 af­ter los­ing 4-2 and 5-4.

Jor­dan Steven­son won the opener Sun­day while Tay­lor Larkin picked up the win in Game 2. No fur­ther de­tails were avail­able from Sun­day’s games.

The Is­lan­ders (6-14) head to Monc­ton on Wed­nes­day to play the Fisher Cats at 7:30 p.m. be­fore host­ing Saint John for a dou­ble­header on Satur­day be­gin­ning at 2 p.m.

Satur­day

The Roy­als won Satur­day’s opener 4-2 af­ter lead­ing 1-0 af­ter the first in­ning and 2-0 af­ter four.

Char­lot­te­town tied it in the bot­tom of the sixth, but Fred­er­ic­ton re­sponded with two in the top of the sev­enth.

Shane Kraemer al­lowed two runs on four hits and three walks for the win. He struck out 12.

Larkin al­lowed two runs on three hits and a walk in the sev­enth in­ning. Starter Brady Arse­nault al­lowed two runs on five hits and five walks in six in­nings.

Dave Barr was 3-for-4 with two runs scored for Fred­er­ic­ton while Jay John­son was 1-for-4 with two stolen bases and two RBI.

Jesse MacIn­tyre, Jor­dan Duffy, Brody Mc­Don­ald and Jeremy McKin­non had the Isles hits while MacIn­tyre also walked twice. Steven­son and Josh McKin­non had the RBI.

In Game 2, Fred­er­ic­ton led 4-3 af­ter one in­ning and added a run in the third. Char­lot­te­town scored in the fifth.

John­son al­lowed four runs on four hits and seven walks in six in­nings for the win. He struck out eight.

Mc­Don­ald was tagged with the loss af­ter giv­ing up five runs on eight hits and two walks in five in­nings. He struck out three.

Shawn Reid had three of the Roy­als nine hits while Mike Wash­burn drove in two runs.

Steven­son hit a home run and drove in two runs for the home side while MacIn­tyre, Grant Grady and McKin­non also had hits and Grady had an RBI.

BRIAN MCIN­NIS/THE GUARDIAN

Josh McKin­non of the Char­lot­te­town Gaudet’s Auto Body Is­lan­ders makes it safely back to first base Satur­day dur­ing New Brunswick Se­nior Base­ball League ac­tion against the Fred­er­ic­ton Roy­als.

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