AAA Midget Braves drop opening game of provincials

The Red Deer Carstar Braves got off to a poor start at the provincial midget AAA baseball playoffs Wednesday, losing 11-1 to the Calgary Cubs.

OKOTOKS — The Red Deer Carstar Braves got off to a poor start at the provincial midget AAA baseball playoffs Wednesday, losing 11-1 to the Calgary Cubs.

Blake Thomson started on the mound and took the loss with Jayden Hutlet pitching two innings of scoreless relief.

Brendan Baker had a triple while Ty Wagar added a hit and a pair of walks for the Braves. Jesse Kowalchuk and Jesse Muirhead added singles.

The Braves face the Edmonton Cardinals at 4 p.m. today.

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