Ban­tam Tribe re­main hot

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The Swift Cur­rent Ban­tam In­di­ans’ winning ways on their home di­a­mond con­tin­ued over the week­end as they won three of four games.

Satur­day the Tribe trailed 73 head­ing into the bot­tom of the fourth in­ning be­fore scor­ing six runs in the in­ning on their way to a 17-9 win. Justin Kehler picked up the win in re­lief of Hay­den Johnston.

Dur­ing the piv­otal fourth in­ning Day­lan Gatzke led off with a sin­gle be­fore a Colton Hef­fley two-run home run. Chace Nel­son and Zac Mackay both sin­gled and scored, while Josh Siemens and Ian Hayes also scored.

Hef­fley paced the Tribe go­ing three for four with a home run and three runs bat­ted in.

Johnston also fin­ished three for four and scored two runs.

Bran­don Schultz and Tyrell Olfert both home­red in the come­back win.

Later that day the In­di­ans man­aged only a sin­gle run­dur­ing a 3-1 loss to the Pac­ers.

Mackay scored the lone run when Jay­den Roosen brought him around to score.

Sun­day the Tribe

re­bounded at the plate and swung their way to an 11-1 mercy rule short­ened win over Este­van.

Roosen picked up the six­in­ning com­plete game win.

The Tribe con­tin­ued hit­ting later that af­ter­noon, with an­other six-in­ning mercy rule short­ened 15-5 win over Este­van as they scored at least one run in all six in­nings.

Hef­fley hit home runs in a pair of In­di­ans’ four-run in­nings, fin­ished three for four with five RBI’s, and two runs scored.

Next action for the Tribe will be Satur­day when they head to Wey­burn for a pair of games and Sun­day when they face the Pac­ers in Regina.

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