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Guelph Silvercreeks drop doubleheader to Waterloo Tigers

The Guelph Silvercreeks dropped a doubleheader to the Waterloo Tigers in Inter-County Baseball Association 22U play Friday night at Hastings Stadium.

Waterloo took the opening seven-inning game 9-3 and won the nightcap 6-0.

Details were not available.

Wednesday at Hastings Stadium, three pitchers combined to limit the Stratford Nationals to a single hit as the Creeks claimed a 14-1 victory in a mercy rule-shortened game.

The Creeks struck for three runs in the first inning, five in the third, three in the fifth and three more in the sixth while the lone Stratford run came in the sixth.

The game was halted after 6½ innings by the 10-run mercy rule.

Logan Miziolek, Nicholas Killingbeck and Matthew Cutten shared pitching chores. Miziolek had five strikeouts in five innings while Killingbeck and Cutten each worked an inning. Killingbeck had two strikeouts.

Quinn Gammage led Guelph’s 11-hit attack as he drove in four runs with a homer and a triple. Isaiah Scott hit a double and a single and knocked in two runs while Kyle Magdic hit two singles and had an RBI. Owen Sartor and Tyler Williams each had a single and an RBI. Williams had two stolen bases and Scott had one.

Welland Jackfish lead the league at 10-5-0 (W-L-T) while the Creeks are at 8-3-1 and Kitchener Panthers are at 8-7-1. They’re followed by Waterloo at 8-4-0, Brantford Red Sox at 6-4-1, London Badgers at 5-6-0, Cambridge Cubs at 4-8-2, Stratford at 4-10-0 and Hamilton Cardinals at 1-7-1.

The Creeks are to play the Cardinals at Hamilton’s Bernie Arbour Stadium Sunday at 2 p.m. in the first of three consecutive road games on their schedule. They’re also slated to play the Panthers at Kitchener’s Jack Couch Park Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. and the Badgers at London’s Labatt Park Thursday at 7 p.m.

 

  • Guelph Sports Journal