Grant Dominates In Northstars Win
In the game of the day on the Auxiliary Field, the Manitoba Northstars took down the Palm Springs Power 4-1. Kyle Grant did not allow a hit over six scoreless innings for the Northstars, he walked two and struck out 11. Grant retired 17 of the 19 Power hitters to come to the plate, including 14 in a row at one point. Greg Vaughn Jr doubled twice and scored a pair of runs and Navari Julius had three RBI’s for the Northstars.
Lumberjacks Score 8 in 7th to Walk-off on Grizzly
The Oregon Lumberjacks started off the scoring with a run in the bottom of the opening inning to make the score 1-0 early. After two scoreless innings, the Lumberjacks doubled their lead to 2-0 in the bottom of the 4th. Another scoreless inning would follow before the game shifted momentum. The Grizzly notched five runs in the top of the 6th with a scoreless bottom half to take the lead 5-2 heading into the final inning. A wild seventh started off with four runs in the top of the 7th by the Grizzly to extend their lead to 9-2. The Lumberjacks then countered with eight runs of their own in the bottom of the 7th to earn the walk-off victory 10-9. Tully Allen played hero in this one with a 3-run double to win the ballgame.
Bombers Extend Winning Streak to Five Games
The British Columbia Bombers jumped out to a 2-0 in the top of the opening inning. The Washington Blue Sox then countered with one run in the bottom of the second inning. After the Bombers added one run in the top of the third, the Blue Sox overtook the lead with four runs in the bottom of the third to make the score 5-3 Blue Sox. The Bombers matched the Blue Sox four runs in the top of the 4th. The Bombers added five more runs in the top of the 5th extending the lead to 12-5. Washington added their final run in the bottom of the 6th bringing the final score to 12-6.