Prospects Go 1-3 On Weekend Against PBA
The Prospects went 1-3 over the weekend against PBA down in Lethbridge. They blew two seventh inning leads on the weekend to the college squad. Some sloppy defensive play and too many free passes from the pitching staff squandered a solid weekend from the offense.
In game 1 the Academy lost 6-2. Taran Oulton started on the mound throwing 4.1 innings giving up 6 runs (5 earned on 9 hits, 4 walks, while striking out 8.) Jacob Melville threw 1.2 innings and gave up no earned runs on 2 hits and a walk. Kobe Hyland was 2-4 with a 2B and an RBI. Jaret Semeniuk was 2-2, and Connor Burns was 2-3. Aidan Huggins, and Matt Quartel also had hits to round out the offense.
In game 2 the Academy lost 6-5, blowing a 5-4 lead heading into the bottom of the seventh. Jackson Wark started on the mound throwing 5 innings giving up 4 earned runs on 7 hits and 5 walks, while striking out 5. Aidan Huggins threw 1.1 innings and gave up 2 runs on 3 hits, 3 walks, while striking out 2. Tauren Langley (1-3, 2B, 2 RBI) and Owen Bessette (2-3, RBI) led the way on offense. Aidan Huggins, Matt Quartel, Connor Burns, and Jacob Melville all also had hits in the game.
In game 3 the Academy would blow three separate leads to lose 16-15, and were upr 15-13 going into the bottom of the seventh. Seven errors cost the Academy dearly. Connor Burns started on the mound and went 5 innings giving up 10 runs (only 2 earned) on 8 hits, just 1 walk, and struck out 5. Owen Bessette came out of the bullpen and went 1.2 innings and gave up 5 runs on 2 hits and 5 walks. Erik Sabrowski was 1-3 with a HR and 2 RBI. Aidan Huggins was 3-4 with 3 RBI. Damian Obrigewitch was 2-4 with 2 RBI. Matt Quartel was 2-3 with a 3B and an RBI. Jacob Melville was 2-3. Kobe Hyland, Luke Roberts, and Anthony Owen all had hits on the day.
Ing ame 4 the Prospects won 14-7, racking up 16 hits in the game. Erik Sabrowski was 3-4 with 3 RBI. Owen Bessette was 3-4 with a 2B and 3 RBI. Jacob Melville was 2-3 with 4 RBI. Tauren Langley was 2-3 with 2 RBI. Connor Burns was 2-3. Matt Quartel, Anthony Owen, and Kobe Hyland all had hits. Luke Roberts got the win on the mound throwing 4 innings giving up 1 run on on 3 hits while walking 1 and striking out 1. Ross Supruniuk tossed 1 inning, giving up 3 runs on 3 hits and a walk. Erik Sabrowski closed things out on the mound throwing 2 innings giving up 2 runs (1 earned) on 3 hits while walking 1 and striking out 2.
The Prospects are back in action next weekend down in Oyen, AB, as they take on Badlands Academy.