Kamloops, AB –
The VAB Jets started on a positive note but to make walks and errors ended in a 10-2 loss to a strong Fraser Valley Chiefs club. Taylor Simmonds started on the mound taking the loss going 3 innings allowing 5 hits, 6 runs, 4 earned runs, 1 K and 6 BB’s. Justin Davies returned to the mound going 2 inning allowing 1 hit, 2 runs, 2 K’s, and 3 BB’s. Victor Caruso threw the final 2 innings allowing 1 hit, 2 unearned runs, 0 K’s and 2 BB’s.
Offensively, the Jets were led by Kym Barthel who was 1 for 4 with a run scored. Luke Barry was 2 for 3 with a double and run scored. Chayse Marion was 3 for 4 with a double. Brendan Hendriks was 1 for 3. Blair Balog was also 1 for 3.
The loss pushes the Jets record to 9-4 overall. Next action is Wednesday April 7th in Las Vegas. 11 am PST start time vs Churchill County, NV at Hadland Park.