Lethbridge, AB –
The VAB Jets beat the Badlands Academy 12 – 0 to reach the final but lost to the PBA 5 – 1 in the tournament final.
Game 1 saw Luc Hebert start on the mound throwing 6 tremendous innings allowing 1 hit, with 1 K. Zach Yandeau relieved Hebert throwing a 4 pitch 7th inning allowing 1 hit. Offensively, the Jets were led by Jager Toffan who was 2 for 4 with 2 runs scored and a grand slam. Matt Benn was 2 for 3 with a double, 3 RBI’s and a run scored. Devon Thomas was 1 for 4. Mitch McGeein was 3 for 4 with 2 doubles, 2 runs scored and an RBI. Jose Calderon was 1 for 3 with an RBI and a run scored.
Game 2 saw the Jets lose to the PBA 5-1 behind the Dawgs 2 very solid pitchers. Luke Whelpton started on the mound going 4 innings allowing 5 hits, 3 runs, 1 BB and 2 K’s. Jesse Borden relieved Whelpton going 2 innings allowing 1 hit, 2 runs, 1 earned run and 1 BB. Offensively, the Jets could not put together much offense with Jager Toffan going 1 for 3 with an RBI. Dan Moro was 1 for 3 with a run scored.
The split pushes the Jets record to 8-6 overall in the fall. Next action is a challenging weekend in Boise, Idaho vs Idaho Cubs, Treasure Valley College from Oregon and College of Southern Idaho.