The Southeast Legacy Twins dropped their fifth straight game in a 4-2 loss against the Regina Mets on June 12 in Estevan.
Both of the Twins's runs came in the sixth inning, thanks to an RBI single by Sean Jonassen and a sacrifice fly by Ketter Hoium.
Starting pitcher Mackenzie Lamontagne was tagged with the loss; he surrendered three runs in three innings. James Giroux gave up a run in four innings in relief.
Previous results for the Mets included a 9-4 road loss against the Regina Wolfpack on June 11, a pair of losses – 7-4 and 6-5 in nine innings – against the Saskatoon D-Backs on June 9 in Weyburn, and a 7-1 loss against the Regina Athletics June 8 in Estevan.
The Twins had a 2-1 lead at one point against the Wolfpack, but gave up seven runs in the bottom of the third. Garret Fitzpatrick and Nolan Axten each had two hits and an RBI. Austin Orsted and Giroux each pitched three innings; Orsted took the loss.
The Twins had a 4-1 lead after three innings of Game 1 against the D-Backs, but surrendered six runs in the fourth and never recovered. Jonassen had three hits and two RBIs. Starter Mackenzie Lamontagne surrendered just one hit in three innings before relievers entered the game.
The Twins trailed the D-Backs 5-0 entering the bottom of the seventh and final inning in Game 2, but scored five runs to tie the game. Jonassen hit a three-run double and Carver Krafchuk delivered a game-tying single. The D-Backs scored the winning run in the top of the ninth.
Justin Chuckry pitched the first three innings and John Gaab the last six. Gaab took the loss even though he surrendered just one run.
The Twins had just three hits against the Athletics – one of the top teams in the league. It was a 2-1 game until the top of the seventh, when the Athletics pulled away with five runs. Axten gave up four runs – three of them earned – in six and one third innings of work.
The Twins' next league game will be in Regina against the Mets on June 19.
The Estevan Sherritt Coal Bantam AAA Haulers finished 1-2 during the Regina Baseball League tournament June 8 to 10.
Estevan opened with an 11-5 loss to Carlyle on June 8. Coach Kent Phillips said that Carlyle's pitcher, Dustin Schill, was great on the mound. Schill's control was likely the best the Haulers have seen all year, Phillips said.
The Haulers lost 8-6 to the Regina Pacers on June 9. Estevan trailed 6-1 after three innings, thanks largely to some errors. Estevan drew within two runs on a couple of occasions.
Jesse Mack and Colton Gingras hit home runs against the Pacers.
Estevan's lone win was a 6-5 decision over Swift Current on June 10. Carson Perkins pitched six of the seven innings in the game, and allowed only two runs, to earn the victory. Estevan surrendered three runs in the seventh, and Phillips said that made the game closer than it should have been.
Estevan will have double-headers on the road against Melville on June 16 and Yorkton on the 17th.
The Estevan TS&M Peewee AAA Tornadoes had their scheduled contests postponed due to rain.
Their next games will be a double-header in Yorkton on June 16.