Jets loose a close one and tie at PBA!

Vauxhall, AB –

The Vauxhall Jets lost a close one 5-3 and tied 8-8 in Lethbridge against the PBA Friday afternoon.  Game 1 saw Jordan Wong start on the mound going 3 2/3 innings to take the loss allowing 2 hits, 3 runs, 2 earned runs, 5 BB’s and 2 K’s.  Victor Caruso threw 2 1/3 solid innings in relief allowing 0 hits, 0 runs, 1 BB, with 2 K’s.  Tyler Vavra threw 2 solid innings allowing 4 hits, 1 run, 0 BB’s, with 2 K’s.  Offensively, the Jets had several players with 1 hit each – Kym Barthel, Tyler Hayes, Jean Guy Bilodeau, Josh Stephenson, and Tyson Denham.  Former Jet – Alex Tufts got the win for the PBA.

Game 2 saw the Jets tie the Dawgs 8-8.  Cole Stober started on the mound going 3 2/3 innings allowing 6 hits, 6 runs, 0 earned runs, 1 BB, and 5 K’s.  Taylor Simmonds threw 3 1/3 innings of solid relief allowing 4 hits, 3 runs, 3 BB’s, with 1 K.  Tyson Denham threw 1 inning allowing 1 hit, 0 runs, 0 BB’s, with 2 K’s.  Kym Barthel went the final inning allowing 0 hits, 0 runs, 2 BB’s, with 1 K.   Offensively, the Jets were led by Mike Washburn who was 2 for 3 with a double, 2 BB’s, and 3 runs scored.  Matt Clark was 2 for 4 with a BB, SB and 3 runs scored.  Brandt Hittel had a great game going 2 for 3 with a double, triple, 2 RBI’s, and 2 BB’s.  Daniel Worb, Adam Nelubowich, Tyler Hayes all had 1 hit each.  Jean Guy Bilodeau was 1 for 1 with a big HR in the top of the 9th with the Jets down 1 run to tie the game. 

The Jets record is now 2 wins, 1 loss, 2 ties. 

Next action is intrasquad next weekend in Vauxhall followed by the Best of the West tournament in Kamloops April 3rd to 5th.