Brandon Cloverleafs’ pitcher Zach Mayo lets loose during a Manitoba Senior Baseball League game against the Neepawa Farmers at Andrews Field on Tuesday evening. (COLIN CORNEAU/BRANDON SUN)
The Brandon Cloverleafs continued rolling right along in the Manitoba Senior Baseball League on Tuesday night.
Casey Clark scored twice and drove in a run with a triple and two singles to lead the Cloverleafs to an 11-5 triumph over the Neepawa Farmers to improve to 5-1 on the season, while the Farmers fell to 1-5.
In other action, it was: Brandon Marlins 2 Reston Rockets 2 in 10 innings.
At Andrews Field last night, Zach Mayo worked six strong innings, striking out nine and scattering two hits to earn the victory for the Cloverleafs, with Justin Funk pitching the final three. Derek Chapman and Kevin McNeill both had a pair of hits and a pair of RBIs.
Torey Scott and Cam Tibbett had two hits each, while Rob Wilson drove in two runs for Neepawa. Farmers starter Kent Miller lasted four innings in a losing effort.
Marlins 2 Rockets 2
In Reston, Andrew Lochhead ripped two doubles and drove in both runs while Mitch Olson was 4-for-5 and scored twice for the Rockets (2-2-1). Tanner Jago and Nate Andrews had the RBIs for the second-place Marlins
<t-4>(3-1-1), who host the Oak River Dodgers (2-4-0)<t$> tonight at Andrews Field at 7 o’clock. Brandon’s Paul Thompson struck out 12 over seven innings before giving way to Ryan Duncan, while Reston’s Austin Brereton worked four innings before giving way to Josh Martin, who tossed 4 2/3 innings of one-hit ball.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition June 11, 2014