Peewee AAA Braves pulled out a win against the St. Albert Cardinals

The Red Deer Dairy Queen Braves won one of three weekend starts against the St. Albert Cardinals in peewee AAA baseball action. The Braves lost 10-8 to the Cardinals Saturday and 11-6 in their opener Sunday before taking a 6-5 victory in the nightcap.

The Red Deer Dairy Queen Braves won one of three weekend starts against the St. Albert Cardinals in peewee AAA baseball action.

The Braves lost 10-8 to the Cardinals Saturday and 11-6 in their opener Sunday before taking a 6-5 victory in the nightcap.

Cooper Jones took the loss Saturday, despite giving up only four earned runs as they committed six errors.

Hunter Leslie was four-for-four at the plate with Ben Leblanc collecting three hits in four trips to the plate. Zach Baker had a hit and drove in three runs. The Braves held a 13-11 edge in hits.

The opener Sunday saw Adam Junck work 4 1/3 innings of one-hit ball in relief of Baker. Rylan Eberle was two-for-four with a pair of RBIs. Both teams had nine hits.

Leslie and Leblanc shared pitching duties in the win Sunday with Leblanc picking up the win as the Braves scored once in the bottom of the seventh.

It was the first win of the season for the Braves against the Cardinals. They allowed just two earned runs while making three errors and outhit the Cards 11-5.

Baker was four-for-four with two RBIs while Leslie had three hits and scored twice and Aidan Schafer had a pair of hits and two RBIs.

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