KMBA round-up to May 5, 2019

Dogs clawed

A learning season continued on the weekend for the Kamloops RiverDogs, who dropped four games to the Chilliwack Cougars in 18-and-under B.C. Baseball College Prep League action in the Tournament Capital.

Chilliwack (10-1) won 5-3 and 10-3 on Saturday and 10-5 and 8-5 on Sunday on Canada Games Field.

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Austin Coyle recorded a pair of triples and Jordan Calibaba had two doubles for the Dogs on the weekend.

Kamloops (2-10) will be in Maple Ridge this weekend for a pair of doubleheaders against the Ridge Meadows Royals (12-9).

The RiverDogs are second-last in league standings, three-and-a-half games ahead of the Township Blue Sox of Walnut Grove.

League-leading Cloverdale (15-2) is two games ahead of Chilliwack.

Intracity rivalry

Results from a pair of all-RiverDogs tilts suggest both 13-and-under BC Minor Baseball Association teams from Kamloops are on level playing fields.

RiverDogs White edged RiverDogs Red 7-5 in Game 1 of a doubleheader. Red dispatched White 12-10 in the rematch.

Jaxon Warr was the winning pitcher for White in the opener, striking out five batters and allowing one hit and one run in 2.33 innings of work.

Ryder Corsi paced Red in Game 2, going 3-for-3 at the plate to record four RBI.

A tough road

The bantam AAA Kamloops RiverDogs suffered defeat in four B.C. Minor Baseball Association tilts on the Lower Mainland on the weekend.

Ridge Meadows knocked off Kamloops 13-2 and 9-4 on Saturday. North Delta dispatched the Dogs 9-1 and 8-3 on Sunday.

Hayden Dolly, Dylan Dekker, Manny Recchi and Levi Toye contributed offensively in a losing effort on Saturday.

Recchi, Matthew MacDonald and Rollin Sanderson had notable outings at the plate on Sunday.

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