Bantam AAA Braves split weekend games

The Red Deer Servus Credit Union Braves won one and lost one in bantam AAA baseball league action. The Braves downed the Edmonton Cardinals 7-6 Saturday and dropped a 7-6 decision to the Spruce Grove White Sox Monday.

The Red Deer Servus Credit Union Braves won one and lost one in bantam AAA baseball league action.

The Braves downed the Edmonton Cardinals 7-6 Saturday and dropped a 7-6 decision to the Spruce Grove White Sox Monday.

Carter O’Donnell picked up the victory over the Cards, tossing four scoreless innings of relief while allowing one hit, a walk and striking out two. Brad Pope started on the hill and went three innings, allowing fix runs on five hits and three walks while fanning four.

Ethan Ropcean had a RBI double to go with a pair of walks while Jordan Muirhead walked twice and lined a run-scoring single.

Austin Hammond had a RBI single and a double and O’Donnell had a RBI double.

Andrew MacCuaig started on the mound against the Sox and took the loss while working 5 2/3 innings.

He allowed seven runs on seven hits and five walks.

Zach Olson tossed a hitless 1 1/3 innings of relief.

O’Donnell had a pair of two-run singles while Muirhead and Ropcean both had a pair of walks and run-scoring singles.

Parker Booth, Kobe Scott and Pope picked up singles.

Braves travel to Calgary today to face the Cubs.

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