The Southeast Legacy Midget AAA Twins lost four times in a two-day span in Saskatoon.
They lost 13-4 and 3-1 to the league-leading Saskatoon Giants on June 23, and 3-2 and 13-3 to the Saskatoon D-Backs on June 24.
Nolan Axten had three hits and two runs batted in (RBI) in Game 1 against the Giants. Austin Orsted allowed seven runs in four innings, and was tagged with the loss.
Orsted had two of the Twins' five hits in Game 2 against the Giants. Sean Jonassen had the lone RBI.
Justin Chuckry allowed three runs – two of them earned – in five innings, but still suffered the loss. John Gaab didn't give up a run in an inning of relief.
The Twins led the game 1-0 midway through the third inning, but the Giants scored three times in the bottom of the third. Neither team scored in the final three-and-a-half innings.
In Game 1 against the D-Backs, the Twins surrendered three runs in the first inning, fought back to make it 3-2 with two innings to play, but couldn't muster the tying run. Orsted had three singles, and both of the Twins' RBIs.
James Giroux went the full six innings in the loss. He allowed only three hits.
The Giants scored five times in the second inning of Game 2 to take a 7-2 lead, and added five more runs in the fourth to lead 12-3. The mercy rule was invoked after five innings.
Jolan Lingelbach had two hits for the Twins.
Mackenzie Lamontagne allowed seven runs in two-and-a-third innings, and was the losing pitcher.
The Twins were in Regina June 27 for a game against the Athletics. (Results were not available at press time). Entering the game, the Twins had lost nine straight games.
Their next league action will be Wednesday, July 4, when they will visit the Swift Current Indians for a double-header.
The Estevan Sherritt Coal Bantam AAA Haulers won three road games in a three-day span. They defeated Carlyle 10-6 on June 26, and they swept a double-header, 11-7 and 9-4, against the Regina White Sox on June 24.
Estevan trailed Carlyle 5-3 at one point in the bottom of the second inning, but then they switched pitchers and Colton Gingras entered the game. He wouldn't allow a run in the four-and-one-third innings that he pitched to get credit for the win.
When he exited the game, the Haulers had a 10-6 lead entering the bottom of the seventh and final inning.
Coach Kent Phillips said the Haulers had a good team effort offensively.
In Game 1 against the White Sox, Brandon Hutt was the star, as he had two home runs. He was also the winning pitcher, as he had a strong effort even though he was on a 35-pitch limit.
Kyler Phillips was the winning pitcher in Game 2. He started pitching when it was 4-3 for Regina, and he didn't allow a run in three innings of relief. Estevan scored six times in the game's final three innings.
The Haulers will be competing at the Brandon tournament from June 30 to July 2.
The Estevan TS&M Peewee AAA Tornadoes haven't played recently. They'll host a double-header against Weyburn on June 28. Both games will be five-inning contests. The first game starts at 5 p.m. at Luscar Park.
The Tornadoes will also be competing at a tournament in Brandon from June 30 to July 2.