Jets open PBA tournament with convincing victory!


Lethbridge, AB – 

It was a cool and wet day in southern Alberta to open up the 2nd Annual PBA Tournament.  The Jets found themselves down 1-0 after the first inning before scoring 7 in the 2nd and 8 in the 3rd to cruise to a 19-1 victory over the Parkland Twins.

Garrett Hawkings started on the mound going 5 innings allowing 2 hits, 1 run with 0 BB’s and 9 K’s to earn the Booster Juice Player of the Game Award.  Offensively, the Jets managed 14 spread out over 7 players.  Dayton Peters was 1 for 3 with a double and an RBI.  Ty Penner was 2 for 4 with 2 RBI’s.  Owen Harms was 2 for 4 with an RBI. Cooper Jones was 3 for 5 with a double and 5 RBI’s.  Brett Mercier was 3 for 5 with a double and 3 RBI’s.  Jared Binsfeld was 2 for 3 with 2 RBI’s.  Kaiden Cardoso was 1 for 3 with a triple and 2 RBI’s to round out the offence.

The Jets now play the Saskatoon Cubs Friday at 12 noon at Spitz Stadium.