The Estevan Brewers U18 AA baseball team opened its season with a pair of lopsided victories Saturday, defeating the Assiniboia Aces 20-1 and 11-1 at Lynn Prime Park.
In the first game, the Brewers scored four times in each of the first and second innings to lead 8-0, and after the Aces scored once, the Brewers added 12 in the third.
The game was called after the Aces didn’t manage a run in the fourth or fifth innings.
Devon Zimmerman, Tyler Saigeon, Kaleb Bechtold, Daylen Babyak and Jesse Schill each brought in three runs.
Bechtold started the game and allowed three hits and one run and struck out four, in three innings. Logan Romaniuk gave up one hit and struck out one in two innings of relief.
The Aces opened the scoring with a run in the top of the first in the second game, but then the Brewers took over, scoring five times in the first and adding five more in the fourth. The game ended when the Brewers scored once in the sixth.
Kaleb Poole led the Brewers offensive attack with three hits and four RBIs.
Tayce Miller started and gave up three hits and one run in 4 2/3 innings of work. He also struck out four. Schill came on in relief and didn’t allow a hit in 1 1/3 innings.
The Brewers next game is July 16 at the Weyburn Beavers.
The Southeast A’s U15 AA team, who play out of Alameda, dropped two against the East Central Mills Saturday, 14-1 in six innings and 15-8.
The first game saw the A’s score their lone run in the bottom of the fourth inning, making the score 9-1. The game ended when the A’s didn’t get any offence in the sixth.
The A’s fell behind 9-1 at one point in the fourth inning, but then the southeast team rattled off three runs in the fifth and sixth innings to make it a two-run game. The Mills pulled away with six in the sixth inning.
Mitch Himmelspach led the way for the A’s with four hits.
The A’s will be back on the field July 18 when they host the Regina White Sox in Alameda.