Mastodons win opener at fastpitch nationals
SASKATOON — Donnelly Archibald blasted a threerun homerun in the bottom of the fifth inning to lift the East Hants Mastodons to a 5-2 victory over the Bulyea Rustlers of Saskatchewan on Wednesday at the Canadian senior men’s faspitch championship. Stewiacke’s Jay Duffy doubled and scored two runs for the Mastodons, who played Saskatoon #5 Wednesday afternoon (visit trurodaily.com for result).
Joel Isenor, an assistant coach for the Truro Bearcats junior A hockey team, also doubled for the Mastodons, while Nick Shailes tripled and drove in a run.
Justin Schofield scattered seven hits and struck out nine in a complete-game victory. Losing pitcher Joram Graham gave up five hits.