AAA Midget Braves split doubleheader

The Red Deer Carstar Braves split a NorWest Midget AAA Baseball League doubleheader with Spruce Grove Saturday.

SPRUCE GROVE — The Red Deer Carstar Braves split a NorWest Midget AAA Baseball League doubleheader with Spruce Grove Saturday.

The Braves dropped the opener 7-6 in an extra inning then came back to win 6-1 in the nightcap. In the opener the Braves led 5-1 after five innings and were up 6-4 heading into the bottom of the seventh.

Dylan Borman took the loss, allowing three runs — two earned — on one hit and four walks.

Braedan Majeski started on the mound and allowed four runs— two earned — on six hits and two walks over 5 1/3 innings.

Ty Elliott led the Braves at the plate with three hits and two RBIs while Ryan Klinck and Levi Moon added two hits each. Justin Logan went the distance in the nightcap, allowing one run on eight hits and three walks. He fanned seven.

Borman had three hits and two RBIs as the Braves managed just five hits, but walked five times and were hit twice.

The Braves return to action Wednesday when they host the Okotoks Dawgs Red in a doubleheader, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Great Chief Park.

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