Local sports briefs – May 9

The Red Deer Servus Credit Union Braves won one of three starts in bantam AAA baseball league play at Great Chief Park during the weekend.

Bantam AAA beat Fort McMurray

The Red Deer Servus Credit Union Braves won one of three starts in bantam AAA baseball league play at Great Chief Park during the weekend.

The Braves downed Fort McMurray 12-4 Saturday while losing 9-1 to the Foothills Dawgs Black Saturday and 11-7 to the Sherwood Park Gold A’s Sunday.

Joel Mazurkewich started against Fort McMurray, allowing three runs on three hits and fanning three in three innings of work.

At the plate Mazurkewich had a single and a triple while scoring twice and driving in two runs.

Tyler Galloway had a single and triple and scored twice while Levi Moon had a single, triple, two RBIs and scored once. Riley Guntrip also had a single and a triple to go with one RBI and one run scored while Brendan Baker and Ryan Klinck had two singles each. Baker had three RBIs and Klinck one.

Galloway took the loss against the Dawgs, despite allowing only two runs on four hits over two innings. Moon, Brett Barrett, Baker and Guntrip had one hit each.

The Braves used four pitchers against the A’s.

Mazurkewich had a pair of singles and scored twice while Klinck had a single and two RBIs and Guntrip, Moon, Galloway and Barrett had one single each.


Rage off to good start

The Red Deer Proflo Rage won three of five starts in Peewee A Girls’ Prairie Softball League play in St. Albert during the weekend.

They beat the Prince Albert Aces, Edmonton Darkside and the Calgary Diamond Devils Black on Saturday while losing the Lloydminster Rebels and the Diamond Devils Red on Sunday.


DQ Braves hammer White Sox

Solid pitching performances from Kelsey Lalor and Jordan Muirhead led the Red Deer Dairy Queen Braves to a 13-3 win over the Spruce Grove White Sox in peewee AAA baseball action.

The Braves were 1-1 during the weekend after an 11-1 loss to the Edmonton Cardinals.