Vauxhall, AB –
The VAB Jets got behind early 4-0 and 6-2 and found a way to battle back and win the tournament 18-8. Ben Douglas earned the victory on the mound going 4 2/3 innings allowing 6 hits, 2 runs with 4 K’s and 2 BB’s.
Offensively, the Jets were led again by Brendan Hendriks who was 3 for 3 with 3 runs scored and an RBI. Shane Zimmer was 3 for 4 with a double, 3 RBI’s and a run scored. Luke Barry was was 2 for 3 with his 1st HR of the season and 3 runs scored. Brant Hittel was 1 for 2 with an RBI and run scored. Matt Clark was 1 for 2 with a huge 3 run HR with 4 RBI’s and 3 runs scored. Brody McDonald and Marc St. Jean also had 1 hit each with 2 RBI’s each.
The victory pushes the Jets overall record to 28 – 8 overall. The championship is the Jets 4th straight Haven Agencies Invitational.
The final tournament standings:
Championship – VAB
2nd place – Medicine Hat Monarchs
3rd place – Great Falls Chargers
4th place – Lethbridge Elks
5th place – Calgary Cubs
Next action is Wednesday in Lethbridge vs Lethbridge Bulls.