Summerland cruises to victory
Summerland Credit Union cruised to a 12-5 win against Chase on Saturday in bantam A Summerland Minor Baseball Association play. Summerland received an excellent game from Anthony Hoey, pitching three strong innings, hitting a triple and two doubles. Tanner Weaver had an infield home run and a double. Summerland built a 7-0 lead before Chase clawed back in with four runs in the fourth inning. Summerland scored four in the bottom of the fifth to seal the win.
In Mosquito action, West Kelowna edged Summerland Blue 7-5. Logan Bubar was named game MVP as he struck a batter out, made a play to first to get another out and got on base.
Tieran Foley had a big grin on his face following a strikeout. Ben and Nick Westbrook were fierce in the field, making long throws to stop the base runners from advancing. Summerland Blue lost to the Diamond Backs 12-5 Sunday morning. After four scoreless innings, the Penticton Twins exploded for 15 runs to cruise to an easy 15-2 win against Summerland Blue in Moquito division action. Ethan Brennnan showed great fielding ability at first base, making plays on grounders and beating a runner to the base. He won MVP for the game. Simon Groot smacked one over the second baseman’s head to get on base.
Summerland Nesters Market defeated Westside 2 10-9 in peewee A league play. Trailing 9-8 in the bottom of the fifth, Westside struck out the first batter, Joseph Campagnaro. Second batter, Danny Grant was walked after a 3-1 count then stole second base. Spencer McIntosh, was left at the plate after Grant stole third base, then home after a pass ball play at the plate. Player of the Game was Cam Varchol as he hit a deep outfield double in the third inning and is currently tied for the Summerland peewee batting average at .667 along with Dawson Jenner.
Summerland is on a three-game winning streak and have two losses.