The TRU WolfPack went 3-1 in a weekend of Canadian College Baseball Conference play in Lethbridge.
TRU won two Saturday games, 9-3 over the Calgary Dinos and 8-3 over the host Prairie Baseball Academy Dawgs, before beating Calgary 7-6 and losing 4-3 to PBA on Sunday.
The WolfPack is 11-9 in CCBC action, and will play host to the Calgary Dinos and Vancouver Island Baseball Institute Mariners at NorBrock Stadium on Saturday and Sunday.
Cam Strachan earned the decision in Saturday’s 9-3 victory, striking out six. Alex Condon had two home runs, a double and drove in three runs, while Aaron Lystang was 2-for-4 with a triple and an RBI. Rob Morrison also had two hits.
The WolfPack used the longball in Saturday’s 8-3 victory. Dave Hole hit a three-run shot in the first inning and a solo bomb in the sixth, while Condon, who leads the league in homers (seven) and RBI (23), put the game away with a grand slam in the ninth.
Denver Wynn earned the victory, striking out seven over seven innings, with Tyler Lowey pitching the final 1 1/3 innings for the save.
The WolfPack fell behind 3-1 early in Sunday’s 4-3 loss, and couldn’t close the gap.
Travis Nevakshonoff took the loss, and James Semaschuk had a hit and drove in a run. Brent Carmichael hit a triple and scored a run, while Hole had a double, two walks and scored a run.
Reliever Jacob Hein was credited with the victory in Sunday’s 7-6 contest. He pitched the fourth and fifth innings after taking over from Steven Latos, and Mike Juarez pitched the seventh inning for the save.
Hole went 2-for-2 with a pair of runs, and Brendan Reid had a two-run single.