Great Falls, Montana –
The Vauxhall Academy Jets spilt in Great Falls – winning 5-4 over the Great Falls Electrics and lossing 6-3 to the Helena Senators. Game 1 saw Cole Stober start and earn the no-decision going 4 inninngs allowing 2 hits, 3 runs which only 1 was earned, 1 BB and 3 K’s. Taylor Simonds earned the victory in relief going 3 innings, allowing 0 hits, 1 earned run, 4 BB’s and 5 K’s. Offensively, the Jets were led by Kym Barthel who was 3 for 4 with a run scored. Shane Zimmer was 3 for 3 with 3 doubles and 3 RBI’s. Adam Nelubowich, Matt Clark, Jordan Wong, and Mike Washburn all had 1 hit each including a big 2 out double by Washburn that knocked in the tying and go ahead run in the top of the 7th.
Game 2 saw the Jets get down early and eventually loose to the Helena Senators. Brandon Petite started on the mound and took the loss after going 3 1/3 innings allowing 4 hits, 3 runs, 2 BB’s, with 7 K’s. Victor Caruso threw the middle 2 2/3 innings allowing 3 hits, 3 runs, 2 BB’s, with 2 K’s. Kym Barthel threw the final inning allowing 0 hits, 0 runs, 0 BB’s, with 3 K’s. Offensively, the Jets were led by Tyler Hayes who was 2 for 4 with a run scored. Shane Zimmer who was 1 for 3 with a run scored and an RBI. Austin Cooper who was 1 for 2 and Jamin Heller who was 1 for 1.
The spilt pushes the Jets record to 17-7-2 overall. Next action is Thursday night at 7 pm vs the Lethbridge Elks for the opening game of the Haven Agencies Invitational Tournament. Trail, BC – Lethbridge, AB – Medicine Hat, AB – Great Falls, Montana – Jets will make up the slate. Check the Game Day Schedule for details.