Kelowna Falcons exploded early for their 5th straight victory

64
kelowna fal

by Kyle Anderson.

 

The Kelowna Falcons exploded early on offense, and held on for a 10-6 win on Friday night in Yakima for their 5th straight victory.

The Falcons started off strong in the first inning after Lane Lacrone singled and Kyle Plantier was hit by a pitch, Ben Gamba would drive in Lacrone with a base hit. Kelowna would then execute a double steal which allowed Hunter Villanueva to cash in a run.

2 batters later, Andre Jackson dropped one behind the 2nd baseman for a pair of RBI’s to lead 4-0 after just half an inning.

Kelowna would add three more runs in the 2nd inning thanks to Justin Flores, as he cashed in a pair with a single after a great bunt from Plantier and a pop out from Gamba. Joey Crunkilton would get his first hit and RBI of the WCL season driving in Flores to make it 7-0 in the 2nd.

The Falcons would make it 10-0 in the 4th inning thanks to RBI singles from Crunkilton, Jackson and Brandon Oliver.

Curtis Taylor would go 5 innings, giving up only 1 hit and striking out 6, picking up his 2nd win of the season.

Joel Lamont provided 2.1 Innings of relief for the Falcons, getting a pair of strikeouts and allowing an unearned run in the 7th inning, and was charged with a pair of runs in the 8th after exiting the ballgame.

The Pippins had the gap closed to 10-4 after 8 complete innings, but the Falcons would get out of the 9th inning with a pair of runs allowed again, to finish with a 10-6 victory, their 5th in a row.

Your sports. Your teams. The ISN Daily Digest.

Sign up to the ISN Daily Digest and sit back while we pick the previous day’s best headlines and speed them straight to your inbox every morning.
Email address
First Name*
We abide by all applicable emailing laws including 100% CAN-SPAM/CASL/US CAN-SPAM Act compliance. No spam!