Kamloops, BC – The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack baseball team had a big day in front of their hometown crowd today as they won two games today against the Prairie Baseball Academy Dawgs. They walked-offed PBA in game one, winning 5-4 and won game two 8-0. m
In game one, Tyler Hodder (Fort McMurray, AB) threw seven innings, allowing three runs (one earned) on six hits and three walks. He also struck out six Prairie batters. Dillon Ferguson (Kirkland, WA) got the win, throwing two innings, allowing one unearned run.
The ‘Pack started their scoring in the third inning when Vance Fode (Bow Island, AB) brought in two runs with a double. Fode also had a walk in game one. Liam Rihela had a RBI double in the fifth inning. He finished 2-4. Down 4-3 going into the bottom of the ninth, Adam Filmon (Winnipeg, MB) scored one a bases-loaded walk to tie the game. The next pitch after that was a wild pitch, allowing Jordy Cunningham (Ladner, BC) to score the winning run.
Tyler Moskalyk (Thunder Bay, ON) started game two and he was excellent. He got the win as he threw a complete game shutout, allowing only four hits and striking out nine.
Rookie Matt Pidlisecky (Abbotsford, AB) had a huge game in game two, going 3-5 with a RBI single, a RBI double and a two-run homerun. Adam Filmon went 2-3 with a double and scored three times. Taylor Van Ham (Medicine Hat, AB) went 2-3 with a double. Josh Iannetti (Fort McMurray, AB) went 1-4 with a RBI single. Jackson Dartnell (Winnipeg, MB) and Josh Hillis (Calgary, AB) both went 1-4 with a run scored. Dartnell’s hit was a double.
The WolfPack will be back in action tomorrow as they play the PBA Dawgs twice home. Game times for tomorrow are 11am and 2pm at Norbrock Stadium in Kamloops.