Vincent Massey baserunner Jordy Stallard dashes back to second base as Crocus Plains’ Kyle Johnston fields a grounder in high school baseball Wednesday at Andrews Field. (COLIN CORNEAU/BRANDON SUN)
Jordy Stallard went 4-for-5 with a pair of doubles and drove in five runs for the Vincent Massey Vikings as they completed their Zone 15 high school baseball sweep of the Crocus Plainsmen on Wednesday night with a 20-2 victory at Andrews Field.
Mitch Lyall held the Plainsmen to one run and struck out five in four innings to pick up the win for Massey, which clinched the best-of-three series 2-0.
Jayden Sisson worked four innings and took the loss for Crocus, which got four hits from Kyle Johnston, including a triple.
The Vikings advance to tonight’s interzone game against the Hamiota Huskies at Andrews Field at 7:30.
It was a Sabres sweep in Souris in Wednesday’s Westman High School Rugby semifinals, with both the boys’ and girls’ teams posting convincing results to reach their respective league finals.
In the girls’ game, Kristen Kirkpatrick and Kaylee Butterfield both scored a pair of tries, while Emma Boisvert and Charlotte West also scored as the Sabres shut out the Swan Valley Tigers 34-0. West also kicked two conversions.
In the boys’ game, Adam Kowalchuk converted two tries and added a penalty kick in the Sabres’ 27-7 win over the Crocus Plainsmen. Sebastian Gohl, Nathan Greig, Michael Fortin and Tyson McRae supplied the Souris tries. Brandon Escoto touched the ball down for Crocus, with Juan Pena adding the convert.
The Sabres will meet the Minnedosa Chancellors in Saturday’s league finals, with the girls’ game starting at noon, followed by the boys match at 2 p.m.
Savanah Tweet struck out seven while tossing a complete game to lead Russell’s Major Pratt Trojans into the provincial girls’ fastball championship with a 5-4 nine-inning win over the visiting Vincent Massey Vikings on Wednesday.
Kelsey Ziprick scored the winning run on a wild pitch on an intentional walk. Peyton Cobbe also went nine innings, allowing four hits and striking out eight to take the loss for the Vikings. Nevada McFadzean went 1-for-4 with an RBI, while Alison Marchand was 1-for-4 with a run scored for Vincent Massey.
Provincials take place May 30 and 31 in Altona.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition May 22, 2014