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The VAB Jets came out fast in Game 1 going up 6-0 after the first inning and hung on for a 7-6 victory. Zach Mayo started on the mound going 4 innings allowing 4 hits, 3 runs, 3 BB’s and 3 K’s. Nick Stobbe threw 1 2/3 innings allowing 3 hits, 3 runs, with 1 BB and 1 K. Luke Whelpton earned the save going 1 1/3 innings with 2 K’s. Offensively, the Jets were led by Chris Thibideau who was 2 for 4, Jager Toffan who was 2 for 4 with a double, Matt Benn who was 2 for 3 with a double and 2 RBI’s and Guillaume Gingras who was 2 for 3 with a 3 run HR. Devan Thomas pitched in with a hit as well to round out the offense.
Game 2 saw the Jets come out on top by a score of 12-5 after they scored 7 runs in the bottom of the 6th inning. Luc Hebert started and threw 2 solid innings allowing 1 hit, 2 BB’s and 1 K. Brandon Radmacher threw 3 innings allowing 5 htis, 3 unearned runs with 1 K and 1 BB. Mitch McGeein went 1 inning allowing 2 runs and Chris Thibideau closed things out with a scoreless inning and a K. Jager Toffan led the offence going 2 for 2 with a double and 4 runs scored. Chris Thibideau was 1 for 2 with 3 RBI’s. Matt Benn, JG Weeks, Guillaume Gingras and Travis Wallace all pitched in with 1 hit each and Anthony McKinley had his first HR of the year.
The victories pushes the Jets record to 14-8 overall and next action is at the Okotoks Tournament Thursday at 12 noon vs St. Albert.