Norris-Jones, Boeke lead HarbourCats to sweet win


Aug 7,2014(ISN) – Ted Boeke and Kelly Norris-Jones made the most of their opportunities in
a 9-1 win for the Victoria HarbourCats over the host Walla Walla Sweets on
Wednesday night.

Boeke, the third baseman, had a two-run home run and a two-run double to
key the offence, and Norris-Jones, acting as the designated hitter, was 2-4
with two runs driven in and three runs scored. Boeke was 3-4, while Hunter
Mercado-Hood was 3-6.

Alan Baldwin, who had a double, and Griffin Andreychuk chipped in with
two-hit nights as the HarbourCats piled up 15 hits, eight more than the

Both teams are out of the playoff chase.

The star on the mound for Victoria was Alex FaGalde, who gave the team a
much-needed extended start, going seven innings with nine strikeouts and
six hits allowed. Andrew Nelson cleaned up with two scoreless innings.

The HarbourCats, who send Nanaimo product Alex Rogers to the hill on
Thursday night in the series finale before an overnight bus trip back to
Victoria for the final home weekend, scored twice in the second inning and
five times in the third inning to take control. Another pair of runs in the
ninth inning secured the win, striking out a pair.

Walla Walla’s lone run came in the third inning.

Friday’s home game is Mike’s Hard Lemonade Military Appreciation Night
presented by BELL Media, and Saturday’s game is Wallace Driving School
Fireworks presented by CHEK-TV. Sunday, an afternoon game, is Pure Day Spa
Fan Appreciation game.

On Sunday, a special instrumental anthem will be played — and the person
with the best 60s costume, in the spirit of Woodstock, will win two tickets
to opening day 2015!

Logan Lombana is expected to start the game on Friday night.

Tickets are available at

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