The Deloraine Royals scored four runs in the seventh inning to edge the host Boissevain Centennials 6-5 on Wednesday night in the South West Baseball League.
Jacob Weidenhamer went 3-for-4 with a double, scoring two runs and driving in two for Deloraine.
Zac Hicks went 3-for-4 with a run and an RBI for Boissevain.
Jeff Edwards tossed a complete game, scattering seven hits and striking out seven for the win.
In other SWBL games on Wednesday night, it was Hamiota Red Sox 6, Hartney Hoppers 3, Souris Cardinals 8, Wawanesa Brewers 0; and Elkhorn Expos 5, Reston Jays 3.
• In Hamiota, Tyler Reiner was 2-for-4 with a double and four RBIs as the Red Sox doubled the visiting Hoppers. Dane Cowan tripled and drove in a run for the Hoppers.
Logan McGonigal struck out seven in a complete game for the win.
• In Souris, Kent Wheaton and Glen Tosh combined to pitch a three-hitter for the Cardinals, with Wheaton striking out five in six innings.
Brett Arbuckle went 4-for-4 with a double, three RBIs and a run scored to lead the Souris offence. Brent Kirkup had two of the hits for Wawanesa.
• In Elkhorn, Jordan Mitchell went 2-for-2 with a walk and a solo homer for the Expos, while Bradley Bowles was 2-for-4 with two RBIs. Tyler Wood earned the win in relief.
SANTA CLARA LEAGUE
Kyle Hamilton struck out 10 in a two-hitter to pitch the Portage Padres into first place in the Santa Clara Baseball League with a 6-2 victory over the host Carberry Royals Wednesday.
Travis Mealy hit two doubles for the Royals, while Warren Birch took the loss on the mound.
• Elsewhere in the SCBL on Wednesday, Colton Spraggs smacked a two-run homer to lead the Minnedosa Mavericks to a 6-1 victory over the host Austin A’s.
Kelly Rintoule doubled and scored for Austin. Trent Madill gave up just one hit over five innings with six strikeouts to earn the win, while Mike Smith scattered four hits over six innings in a losing effort.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition June 19, 2014