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Riverdogs Win Two, Lose Two Over in Weekend Games

The Kamloops Riverdogs Midget AAA baseball team split a quartet of games this weekend.

The Riverdogs won both games at Canada Games Field Saturday in walk-off fashion over the South Fraser Giants.

The Riverdogs won the first game of the double-header 7-6. Christian drove home Ben MacDonald for the win in the bottom of the seventh inning.

Connor McKenzie had four hits, two RBI, and two runs. Lance Martin has three hits, two RBI, a run and a stolen base.

Tobin Huffman pitched five innings allowing three runs, seven hits, and three walks, and he also had four strikeouts. MacDonald took over on the mound and pitched the final two innings, allowing three runs on three hits, while striking out two.

It took 12 inning for the Riverdogs win the second game of the afternoon against the Giants 6-5.

McKenzie led the offence with two doubles, one RBI, and three runs. Lucas Lott added one RBI and one run.

On the mound, Hayden Bennett started the game and pitched four innings. He gave up one run, three hits, and four walks. McCauley took over and pitched the next seven innings, allowing four runs on three hits with one strikeout. Vincent Daley pitched the last inning, allowing no runs with one strikeout.

On Sunday, the Riverdogs lost both games on the road in Chilliwack.

They dropped the first game 7-2.

Bryant Jameus pitched four innings, allowing six runs and four hits with four strikeouts. Daley came on in relief and pitched two innings allowing one run and two hits, while striking out three.

Martin and Huffman led the offence with two hits apiece.

Chilliwack won the second meeting of the day 11-4.

Riley Jepson pitched all six innings for the Riverdogs surrendering 11 runs, 11 hits, and two strikeouts.

Martin and Jepson had three hits each, and Jepson had two RBI.

The Riverdogs have a 23-15 record. They are back in action with games in Victoria Saturday and Nanaimo Sunday.

*Photo Credit: Midget AAA Riverdogs/Twitter*



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