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Parkland 18U AAA Expos travel south for doubleheader

Face South East 18U Twins
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The Parkland Expos had 21 hits in pair of games. (File Photo)

YORKTON - The Parkland 18U AAA Expos traveled south Thursday for a doubleheader with the South East Twins, a team from Estevan/Weyburn.

In game one the host Twins took the lead early with a run in the bottom of the first inning.

The home side lead was short-lived as the Expos responded with two in the second holding their 2-1 lead until the Twins took control plating four runs in the fourth inning and four more in the fifth.

The Expos did manage four of their own in the sixth, but the Twins got one of those back in the bottom of the frame to lead 10-6.

A run in the seventh by the Expos rounded out the 10-7 Twins win.

Not surprising given the score both teams racked up 10-hit outings.

Xage Miraflor took the loss for the Expos going three innings, allowing four runs on three hits, while striking out two.

The bats stayed hot for game two with the two teams combining for 19 hits.

The game was tied 2-2 after three innings when the runs began to plate in droves.

The Expos added two runs in the fourth then added seven in the fifth, but the Twins responded with four of their own in the fifth.

In the sixth the Expos scored one, and the Twins three.

In the seventh the Expos added two, the Twins one.

When you add it all up the Expos won 14-10 to earn a split in the doubleheader.

Chaz Jaeb was the winning pitcher allowing six runs on six hits in five innings of work.

Jason Hungle and Carter Phythian pitched out of the bullpen for the Expos.

The Expos are back in action hosting the Saskatoon Diamondbacks for a doubleheader Sunday, with games at Jubilee Park at 12 noon and 3 p.m.