The Red Deer Dairy Queen Braves won two of three peewee AAA weekend baseball contests, 12-6 and 14-9 over St. Albert.
Hayley Lalor cracked a double in the first win, while Austin Hammond had two singles and knocked in three runs and Ben LeBlanc drove in two runs with a double and two singles. As well, Austin Sorokan had two RBI with two singles, and Hunter Leslie, Zach Baker and Zach Olson each contributed two hits, with Olson driving in a run.
In the second victory over St. Albert, the Braves got two doubles from Brady Steeves, who also drew a pair of walks, while Hammond slugged two doubles and knocked in two runs and Connor McCallister had an RBI single.
In a 17-16 setback to Edmonton — a game that was lost in the bottom of the seventh inning due to a balk — Hammond had two singles, two doubles and drove in two runs, Olson stroked a solo homer and two doubles, knocked in four runs and had 12 defensive outs, and Jared Lower had a single, two doubles and three RBI.