Another double header for Team BC softball on the second day of competition.
Team PEI 4 Team BC 3
Team BC 7 Manitoba 0
Team BC dropped their first softball match-up against PEI by a score of 4-3. BC battled to tie it at 3 in the 5th inning before surrounding the final and deciding run in the top of the final frame.
Nick Potskin (Prince George) continued his hot streak at the plate, recording a double and a triple while scoring a run. Josh Anderson again started the day on the hill, scattering 10 hits across the entire seven inning tilt, aided by four strikeouts and some stellar defensive play to hold PEI to 4 runs.
Team BC came out with a vengeance Sunday evening against Team Manitoba, scoring a pair of runs in the first inning and never looking back, cruising to a 7-0 victory in just six innings. It was the team’s first win of the tournament, giving them some momentum as they approach the midpoint of their schedule tomorrow.
Starting Pitcher Brandon Donegan (Agassiz) controlled the game throughout, keeping a clean slate while only throwing 67 pitches including 4 strikeouts. The team featured a balance attack at the plate, with Nick Potskin (Prince George), Clint Taylor (Delta), and Josh Anderson (Surrey) all chipping in with 2 RBI’s.
With their record now 1-3, the team will face a pair of eastern teams tomorrow, with the first being New Brunswick at 11 AM CST and then matching up with Newfoundland at 6 PM. All games are livestreamed at canadagames.tv.ca
Brandon Donegan, (Agassiz)
Context: On both his and the team’s improved performance in this game
"It’s our 2nd day, so the boys are starting to relax and have some fun out there, and it clearly made a difference. I felt good all day, I was trying to keep the ball on the ground and then we can make easy plays. We’ll be looking to do the same thing tomorrow."