Carstar Braves go 2-2 at tournament

The Red Deer Carstar Braves finished with a 2-2 record in their pool at the Moose Jaw midget selects baseball tournament during the weekend.

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — The Red Deer Carstar Braves finished with a 2-2 record in their pool at the Moose Jaw midget selects baseball tournament during the weekend.

The Braves finished second in their pool, but missed the semifinals.

The Braves opened the tournament with an 11-1 win over the Regina Buffaloes Friday before losing 7-3 to the Northest Red Sox 7-3 Saturday.

On Sunday they lost 8-7 to the Saskatoon D’Backs and beat the Weyburn QMax Athletics 14-2 in five innings.

Jonah Penner picked up the win against the Buffaloes, tossing a one-hitter and striking out 11 in going the distance.

Mac Guckert was three-for-four at the plate while Stephon Fontaine had a double and a three-run home run.

Ty Elliott had a single and a double and Levi Moon and Sam Schierman added a hit each.

Guckert took the loss against the Red Sox, going 4 2/3 innings, allowing four runs — two earned — on five hits and fanning nine.

The Braves managed only five hits, one each by Elliott, Dylan Borman, Joel Mazurkewich, Reign Letkeman and Brandon Bodemer.

Nathan Damiani had a pair of singles and scored twice against the D’Backs with Schierman, Penner, Fontaine and Bodemer collecting a hit and an RBI each and Letkeman a hit.

Mitch Vanson started and allowed six runs on 12 hits over four innings with reliever Ian Chevalier taking the loss.

Damiani was two-for-two with a pair of doubles and scored three times against the Athletics with Schierman adding a pair of singles in as many plate appearances while driving in three runs and scoring twice.

Fontaine added two singles while relief pitcher Borman picked up the win, allowing one run on one hit over four innings. Letkeman started.

The Braves return to NorWest League action Wednesday when they host the Okotoks Dawgs Black at 6:30 p.m. at Great Chief Park.

l Meanwhile in the St. Alberta Early Bird tournament the Red Deer Boston Pizza Bantam AA Braves posted a 0-3-1 record, tying Sherwood Park 6-6.

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