KMBA round-up to May 12, 2019

Royals dethroned

The Kamloops Kal Tire RiverDogs enjoyed a much-needed winning weekend on the Lower Mainland, posting a 3-1 record against the Ridge Meadows Royals in B.C. Baseball College Prep League action.

Kamloops (5-11) dropped the opening tilt of the four-game series 16-1 on Saturday, but rebounded with a 6-3 victory later in the day and followed with 13-2 and 4-2 wins on Sunday.

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Home runs from Jordan Calibaba and Mitchell Coxon paced the Dogs to victory on Saturday. Tallis McLeod, Austin Coyle and Lochlan Scholefield were Kamloops’ winning pitchers.

Ridge Meadows (14-12) and Kamloops will play a doubleheader at Canada Games Field on Saturday, May 25, with game times slated for 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

The Cloverdale Nationals are atop league standings at 17-3, while the Township Blue Sox of Walnut Grove are in the basement at 0-19.

Coming out even

Two 13-and-under Kamloops RiverDogs teams earned weekend splits in B.C. Minor Baseball Association action in the Tournament Capital on the weekend.

RiverDogs Red twice played Penticton on Saturday, earning a 6-5 victory in Game 1 before dropping the rematch 15-5.

Ryder Corsi was 2-for-6 at the plate, belted a three-run homerun and scored two runs in a losing effort in Game 2.

RiverDogs White played a doubleheader against the COMBA Sun Devils on Sunday, dropping the opener 10-7 and prevailing 12-10 in Game 2.

Trisztan Bowen led all hitters, going 3-for-4 at the dish. He also earned the save in Game 2, needing only 21 pitches to record the last six outs.

Doing splits

The bantam AAA Kamloops RiverDogs posted a 2-2 record in B.C. Minor Baseball Association action in the Tournament Capital last weekend.

North Shore blanked Kamloops 7-0 in Game 1 of a two-game set, with the Dogs bouncing back to win the rematch 5-4.

Dylan Dekker had three RBI and scored one run in the victory.

Kamloops rebounded from a 13-0 defeat to Chilliwack with a 9-7 triumph in Game 2.

Rollin Sanderson had three strikeouts on the mound for the RiverDogs in the rematch.

David Browning slapped two singles and had two RBI.

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