Edmonton, AB –
The VAB Jets blew a 3 run lead and lost to St. FX Academy 8-6 in the first game of the day. Zach Mayo started on the mound going 4 innings allowing 2 hits, 6 runs with only 2 earned, 6 BB’s and 6 K’s. Jesse Borden went the last 2 innings allowing 2 hits, 2 runs, 1 earned run, 2 BB’s and 2 K’s. Offensively, the Jets were led by Daniel Moro who was 1 for 4 with a run scored. Chris Thibideau was 1 for 4 with an RBI. Guillaume Gingras was 2 for 4 with a double. Konner Lutz was 2 for 4 with an RBI and 2 runs scored. Jason Field was 1 for 2 with an RBI and run scored. JG Weeks had a good day going 2 for 3 with a triple and an RBI. St. FX Coach and former MLB pitcher Mike Johnson earned the save in the victory.
Game 2 saw the Jets blow a 3-2 late in the game to lose 6-3 to the U of C Dinos. Luke Whelpton started and earned the no decision throwing 4 2/3 innings allowing 5 hits, 2 runs, 0 earned runs, 1 BB and 2 K’s. Nick Stobe took the lose in 2 1/3 innings allowing 3 hits, 4 runs, with 1 K and 1 BB. Offensively, the Jets were led by Daniel Moro who was 1 for 3 with a double. Jager Toffan was 1 for 4 with a run scored. Guillaume continued with a productive day going 2 for 3 with a run scored, SB and RBI. Chris Thibideau was 1 for 1 with an RBI. Konner Lutz was 1 for 2 with a run scored. Travis Wallace was 1 for 2 with an RBI.
The DH swept pushes the Jets record to 5-4 overall in the fall. Next action is against the PBA Varsity Team at 12 noon at Telus Field