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Jordan Robertson did a little bit of everything as the GW Vacuum Truck Service Young Guns beat the Altus Cubs 13-4 in Andrew Agencies Senior AA Baseball League action on Monday at Andrews Field.
The left-hander earned the victory, pitching five innings and allowing three runs on three hits with seven strikeouts for the Young Guns (11-1-1). He also led at the plate with four hits, five RBI and two runs scored for the Guns.
The Young Guns victory puts them within a single win or an RFNOW Cardinals loss of clinching the regular season pennant and a trip to the senior AA provincials in Rivers from Aug. 9 to 11.
Derek Harris took the loss for the Cubs, surrendering seven earned runs in three innings. Jayden Sisson led the Cubs with a hit, an RBI and a run scored for the fourth-place Cubs (4-8).
Meanwhile, in the South West Baseball League’s play-in game, the visiting Reston Rockets beat the Hartney Hoppers 6-2 to earn the dubious honour of meeting the defending champion Boissevain Centennials in the first round of the playoffs.
John Patmore threw a complete-game eight-hitter, walking one batter and hitting another while striking out three. Derris Gray scored twice for Reston in the win.
Regan Bertholet replied with a four-hitter for Hartney, but he also walked six while striking out five. Mark Agnew and Mark Derlago each had a pair of hits for Hartney
The game was introduced because the North Division has six teams and plays 15 games, and the South Division has five clubs and plays 14.
In the Santa Clara Baseball League finale, the third-place Neepawa Cubs (9-5-1) beat the visiting second-place Plumas Pirates (11-4-0) by a score of 5-2. The Portage Padres won the regular season with a record of 12-3-0.
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