Cardi­gan clips Morell in ex­tra in­nings

Cardi­gan, Strat­ford and North­side claim road wins in KCBL

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - SPORTS -

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.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Canada

© PressReader. All rights reserved.