The Rock Lake Regals won the western Canadian Midget AA baseball championship on Sunday, beating the host Swift Current (Sask.) Indians 9-4 in the final.
Ty Enns pitched a complete game for the win and also helped his own cause at the plate, going 2-for-3 with a run scored.
Clark Whelpton went 3-for-4 with a run and an RBI, while Raegan Johnson went 2-for-3, scoring two runs and driving in another. Brady Moxham went 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI, while Jeremie Goderis reached base four times, hitting a single, walking twice and being hit by a pitch. Goderis scored two runs and drove in two.
Earlier Sunday, Brad McLeod pitched a two-hitter as the Regals advanced to the final by doubling the North East (Sask.) Red Sox 6-3.
Whelpton and Moxham had two hits apiece, with Whelpton driving in a run and Moxham scoring one. Goderis didn’t have any hits, but scored two runs and knocked in one.
On Saturday, the Regals blasted the Clive (Alta.) Coyotes 14-1 and fell 12-8 to the Ladner (B.C.) Red Sox.
Moxham gave up only two hits in a five-inning complete game to earn the win against the Coyotes and also went 2-for-3 at the plate with two runs scored. Whelpton went 2-for-4 with two runs and three RBIs, while Goderis went 3-for-4 with two runs scored. Nathan Grenier and Enns also had two hits apiece for the Regals, with Grenier scoring one run and driving in three more, while Enns scored two runs and drove in another.
McLeod went 2-for-5 with a run and two RBIs for Rock Lake against Ladner. Tyson McConnell went 3-for-4 with a run and an RBI, while Goderis hit a three-run triple. McConnell allowed eight runs in four innings to take the loss, but only two of the runs were earned.
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