Prospects Split Weekend Series With PBA
The Prospects split their weekend series with Praire Baseball Academy, a college program out of Lethbridge.
In the opener The Prospects came out on top 4-2 in extras. Dylan Gates got the start on the mound and went 4 solid innings giving up 1 run on 4 hits while walking 2 and striking out 4. Connor Burns got the win out of the pen throwing 4 innings giving up 1 run on 2 hits and 1 walk while collecting 4 strikeouts. Logan Harvey had the clutch go ahead RBI single in extras. The offense was led by Kobe Hyland who was 1-3 with an RBI. Erik Sabrowski was 2-3 with an RBI. Jake Fischer was 1-3 with a triple. Jacob Melville was 1-2 with a walk. Aidan Huggins also collected an RBI.
In game 2 The Academy couln't muster much offensively and lost 3-1. Jackson Wark was dominant in his start, tossing 4 innings giving up just a lone unearned run on 3 hits while striking out 7 and walking just 1. Luke Roberts threw 1 inning giving up 2 runs (1 earned) on 1 hit and 2 walks while striking out 1. Darcy Affleck threw the final inning and put up a zero. On offense Erik Sabrowski was 1-2 and had the lone Prospect RBI in the game. Connor Burns, Jake Fischer, and Jackson Campbell all collected hits.
In the first game on Sunday the Prospects won a pitcher's duel 2-1. Taran Oulton was dominant, carrying a perfect game into the 4th and a no-hitter into the fifth. He pitched 5 innings and gave up just 1 run on 2 hits and struck out 6. Kurt Meeberg closed things out with 2 scoreless innings, giving up just one baserunner on a single and punched out 3. Offensively, Erik Sabrowski was clutch again hitting a clutch 2-out RBI single to put the Academy ahead in the 6th. Dylan Gates was 1-2 with an RBI. Connor Burns and Jake Fischer had the only other hits for the 'Spects.
In game 4 The Prospects would be hurt by 11 walks and multiple errors and dropped the contest 17-7. Jacob Melville got the start on the mound and gave up 8 runs (4 earned) in his inning of work. Aidan Huggins followed things up going 3 innings and gave up 4 runs on 3 hits while walking 5 and striking out 4. Ross Supruniuk pitched the final 2 innings and gave up 5 runs on 4 hits and 2 walks. On offense Jaret Semeniuk had a strong day going 1-3 with 2 RBI. Kobe Hyland was 1-3 with an RBI. Darcy Affleck, Jackson Campbell, Jake Fischer, Erik Sabrowski all had hits. Jeremie Arsenau had 3 walks.
The Academy's next action is Tuesday at home vs. St. FX.