The Vernon Canadians dropped three one-run road games in B.C. Midget AAA Baseball League play.
The C’s (4-18-1) opened up Sunday with a 4-3 extra-inning victory over the Vancouver Community Mounties (14-6) at Hillcrest Park.
Tyler Wellman started and went six innings, striking out two while surrendering three earned runs. Cody Anderson came in during the sixth and pitched the final three innings to record the win.
Koichiro Yano went 2-for-5 at the dish, scored a pair of runs and swiped two bags.
The C’s missed a chance for a weekend split after dropping the finale 5-4 to the Mounties in 11-innings.
Kyle Ciurka pitched seven innings, striking out four and whacked a game-tying double in the sixth.
Depsite two complete games on the mound Saturday, the Canadians opened the weekend with two losses to the Richmond Chuckers (11-5) at Latrace Field.
Dylan Emmons whiffed 10 in the opener as the C’s lost 3-2.
Later that afternoon, Brayden Damini fanned four Chuckers while Kadyn Thomas went 2-for-4 with a double in a 6-3 loss.
The Canadians host the Kamloops Riverdogs tonight at Marshall Field and welcome Cowichan Valley (0-18) Saturday June 6 and Chilliwack (14-5) on Sunday.
Canadians finish .500
The Vernon U13 Canadians opened the Don Breau Tournament with a pair of wins but finished 2-2 in Pitt Meadows on the weekend.
Coquitlam Moody proved to be too strong as they dumped the C’s 12-2 in the finale.
Ryan Vandesande was game MVP for pitching three solid innings.
The Canadians opened the weekend with a 1-0 victory over West Kelowna and a 15-2 drumming of Penticton before losing 12-5 to Cloverdale. Derek Gilowski was MVP in the Penticton game for coming up with the bases juiced and crushing a double to the outfield.