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U18 AA Parkland Expos top Swift Current

The 57s made it a close game with two in the seventh.
18U AA expos va Swift Current July 2
Matthew Datema makes contact against Swift Current.

YORKTON - After dropping a 5-3 decision to Estevan earlier in the day the Parkland 18U AA Expos were back on the field later Saturday hosting the Swift Current 57s.

The home side started the scoring with two in the first inning, only to have the 57s tie the contest with two of their own in the second.

The Expos regained the lead with two more in the third, and added a single in the fifth to lead 5-2.

Swift Current made it close scoring two in the seventh, but came up short as the Expos won 5-4.

Matthew Datema was the winning pitcher going five innings allowing two runs on six hits, while striking out six.

Liam Baron threw two innings in relief for the save.

Braeden Bourlon took the loss for the 57s.

Brett Smith, Brandon Spilchen and Evan Knezacek each had two hits as the Expos record a dozen.

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