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Monarchs split doubleheader with Senators

By Ryan McCracken on June 25, 2018.

NEWS PHOTO RYAN MCCRACKEN
Medicine Hat Moose Monarchs pitcher Tyran George throws during the second game of Sundays AA American Legion Baseball doubleheader against the Helena Senators at Jeffries Field.

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The Medicine Hat Moose Monarchs were unable to complete the sweep on Sunday at Jeffries Field.

After taking down the Helena Senators 5-4 to open the AA American Legion Baseball doubleheader, Helena bounced back to split the day with a 4-3 win.

Wyatt Bergen collected the victory to start the day after holding Helena to four runs on seven hits through six innings of work, then Ashtyn Street stepped in to earn the save with a hitless seventh.

Jack Suhai went 2-for-3 with 1 RBI in the victory while Braydon Pudwell was 1-for-3 with 2 RBI.

Game 2 start Tyran George did all he could to set up a sweep after holding the Senators to three runs — one earned — on a pair of hits through 5 and 2/3 innings. Theryn Berndt took the loss in relief after allowing one unearned run on one hit through the final 1 and 1/3.

Bergen led the offence with 1 RBI in a 2-for-3 outing while Will Sharpe added an RBI double in a 1-for-2 performance.

The split leaves Medicine Hat at 8-13 on the season.

The Monarchs host the Great Falls Chargers at Athletic Park for a doubleheader Tuesday at 5 p.m.

Knights trade blowouts with Royals

The Medicine Hat K of C Knights and the Fort Macleod Royals traded a pair of blowout victories on Sunday at Westwinds Baseball Diamonds.

After handing the Royals a 13-2 beatdown to kick off their A American Legion doubleheader, the Knights fell 13-3 to fall back to 5-14 on the season.

Ayden Matycio led the Knights with 3 RBIin a 2-for-4 performance in the victor, while Drew Niwa added 3 RBI in a 1-for-3 outing and Jaden Schwindt went 1-for-4 with 2 RBI.

Kobe Coderre went the distance to collect the victory, holding the Royals to two runs on eight hits through six innings.

Things didn’t go quite so well for starter Heydon Harrison in Game 2. Harrison took the loss after allowing four runs on two hits through the first inning.

Connor Drever led Medicine Hat’s four-hit performance in Game 2 with a 2-for-3 outing.

The Knights return home to host the UCTA Tournament on the weekend.

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