Cardigan clips Morell in extra innings
Cardigan, Stratford and Northside claim road wins in KCBL
The Cardigan Clippers’ 5-4 victory in nine innings over the host Morell Chevies highlighted a three-game Sunday in the Kings County Baseball League.
Meanwhile, the Alley Stratford Athletics downed the Peakes Bombers 7-5 in Peakes, and the Northside Gill Construction Brewers doubled-up the East Royalty Expos 12-6 in Charlottetown.
Clippers 5, Chevies 4 (nine innings)
Jed Walsh’s third RBI of the game proved to be the biggest one as it drove home the winning run in the Clippers’ comeback victory
The Clippers jumped out to an early 3-0 lead, scoring twice in the first on Walsh’s two-run single, then added the third run in the top of the second.
But Morell put a four-spot on Clippers starter Sam Walsh, and took a 4-3 lead after two frames.
Then Walsh and Morell’s Andrew O’Shea kept things quiet until Pierce Conohan’s RBI single tied the game 4-4 in the top of the seventh.
After a scoreless eighth, hits by Carter MacLellan (single) and Conohan (double) set up Walsh’s timely RBI.
Quinn Hughes got the win after replacing Walsh in the ninth. Logan Gallant was tagged with the loss. He had replaced O’Shea in the seventh.
Walsh went 2-for-5 for the Cardigan at the plate, and Conohan was 2-for-2.
Desi Doyle (3-5) led the Chevies at the plate.
Athletics 7, Bombers 5
A’s starting pitcher Dan O’Shea threw a four-hit, ninestrikeout complete game.
Rob Phelan suffered the loss, with relief from Dillon Doucette.
Randy Taylor had two hits and two runs batted in for the A’s. Corey Dougay chipped in a two run home run.
Doucette and Phelan each had RBI hits for the Bombers.
Brewers 12, Expos 6
Peter MacLeod batted 3-for-4 and drove in four runs while Tyson Blue pitched a completegame five-hitter as Northside doubled down on the Expos.
The Brewers had the 10-run rule in effect in the fifth inning until the Expos scored four times to keep the game alive.
Other top batters for the Brewers were Bryan Linton (2-2, double, two runs batted in) and Jayden MacLean (3-4, double, three runs batted in).
Duff MacDonald was 1-for-3 with two runs scored for the Expos.
Jeremy Keoughan suffered the loss, with relief from Tyler Johnson.