Sep 2014 23

Coyotes Split Weekend

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Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography

The Coyotes finished the weekend 3-3  playing four games against the  Thompson Rivers University (TRU) Wolfpack and two versus the Okanagan Athletics of the BC Premier Baseball League.

In Game 1 against the Wolfpack, starting pitcher Zach Burlon threw four innings, allowed two hits, two walks and struck out two finishing with a no decision as the Coyotes fell 3-1.

At the plate Tony Olson finished 2-4, while Logan Wedgewood was 2-3 with a pair of walks.

The Coyotes bats came alive in the night cap on Friday, beating the Wolfpack 9-3.  Aaron Barrett was 2-4 with an RBI and a run scored while Mike Rogers was 1-3 with two RBIs and a walk.

Joel Lamont threw three innings, allowing two runs, two hits, three walks and struck out four.

On Saturday the Coyotes played a doubleheader with the Athletics.  In the first game the Coyotes won 6-2 behind starter Brett Fleming.  The sophomore threw four innings, struck out two while giving up a run on just two hits.

Offensively Brennan Reidy was 2-2 with two doubles and run scored.

The second game with the Athletics finished with the Coyotes winning 6-2, again. Barrett collected two doubles and two RBIs.  Starter Joey Fraser lasted four innings striking out five, allowing a run on three hits.

On Sunday the scene shifted to Kamloops and TRU.  In the first game the Coyotes fell 5-4 as starter Austin Orsted threw five innings in a no decision.  He allowed a run on five hits and struck out two.

Offensively the Coyotes saw Tony Olson finish 2-5 with a double, Rogers was 2-3 with a triple, an RBI and a run scored.  Meanwhile Reidy collected a double, run scored and stolen base.

In the second game at TRU the Coyotes were doubled up 4-2.  Starter Brandon Becking finished with a no decision, lasting four innings and allowing a run on three hits with three strikeouts.

Rogers continued to swing a hot bat with two more hits, two walks and two stolen bases.  Wedgewood was 1-4 with a double, walk and swiped a bag.

This week the Coyotes continue their fall exhibition schedule with five games with the Athletics.  Wednesday night will be the first of five at 6:30pm at Elks Stadium.

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