The Red Deer Boston Pizza Braves cruised to a pair of bantam AA baseball wins at Calgary during the weekend, crushing Olds 11-4 and thumping the host Cubs 13-1.
Bradley Pope got the win against Olds, firing 53 of 75 pitches for strikes while allowing two runs over five innings. Austin Kelts-Larsen mopped over the final two frames.
Kelts-Larsen also contributed offensively with a two-run triple, while Parker Booth had two doubles and scored twice and Brody Kalinowski drove in three runs and scored twice.
Later, the Cubs scored just one run off Braves starting and winning pitcher Carter O’Donnell. Griffin Moline stroked a two-run double for Boston Pizza, with Cole Simon lining a run-scoring single, Booth contributing an RBI double and Kelts-Larsen adding an RBI single.