Vauxhall, AB –
The Jets came out on top in a tight game vs the Medicine Hat Monarchs by a score of 6-5. Brandon Petite started on the mound earning a no-decision going 4 2/3 innings allowing 4 hits, 3 runs, 2 earned runs, 3 BB’s, with 9 K’s. Jamin Heller earned the victory going 2 1/3 innings allowing 2 hits, 2 runs, 1 BB, with 1 K. Offensively, the Jets were led by Daniel Worb who was 4 for 4 with 2 runs scored. Matt Clark was 1 for 4 with a double and 2 RBI’s. Shane Zimmer, Adam Nelubowich, Tyler Hayes, Brandt Hittel and Kym Barthel all had 1 hit each.
The game ended in dramatic fashion with Medicine Hat scoring 2 runs in the top of the 7th to tie the game up and the Jets coming back in the bottom of the 7th to win the game. Brandt Hittel led off (Wong pinch ran) followed by a Daniel Worb push bunt for a base hit, wild pitch and ended with a Sac Fly by Barthel to score Wong for the win.
The win pushes the Jets record to 20-7-2 and 3-0 in the tournament. Next action is tonight at 7 pm vs Great Falls Electrics.