Pitcher Anthony Friesen overwhelmed the Oak River Dodgers on Tuesday night.
Friesen struck out 13 while tossing a five-hitter over nine innings to lead the first-place Brandon Cloverleafs to an 11-0 shutout in the Manitoba Senior Baseball League.
Meanwhile in Reston, the Brandon Marlins beat the host Rockets 4-2 in 11 innings.
At Andrews Field, Matt Gunning went 3-for-5 while Casey Clark was 2-for-4 with a triple and a run scored for the Cloverleafs (14-2-0), who host the Neepawa Farmers (1-11-0) tonight in Brandon.
Mike McFadden was 2-for-4 with a double to lead the Dodgers (5-9-0), while Brody Burnett took the loss, surrendering three runs on four hits and two walks over four innings of work.
Marlins 4 Rockets 2 (11 innings)
In Reston, Jesse Goertzen finished 2-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs, including an insurance run in the 11th inning to lead the second-place Marlins (11-4-1).
Sam McNeice struck out six over six innings of four-hit ball in relief to earn the win, after starter Paul Thompson worked the first five innings. Ryan Duncan went 2-for-5 with an RBI for Brandon.
Andrew Lochhead finished 3-for-4 with two walks and an RBI, while Zane Sawyer was 2-for-6 with an RBI and a run scored for the Rockets (4-9-1).
Mark Lacroix took the loss after giving up two runs on two hits while pitching the 11th inning after starter Cole Stober tossed 10 innings, surrendering a pair of unearned runs.
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