Win, loss for Blue Jays
The North Delta Blue Jays split a two-game B.C. Premier Baseball League set in North Vancouver last Sunday against the North Shore Twins, winning the first game 9-6 before dropping the second 7-2.
North Delta finished the weekend with a 2-3 (won-loss) record in league play, tied for eighth in the 13-team under-18 elite league.
Jeff Bouchard went three-for-four in the first game, scoring three runs and driving in three others on a solo home-run in the first-inning and a two-run single in the second.
Bryan Elias, Steven VanVooght and Quinn Allen all had two hits each, with Elias and Allen collecting a pair of RBIs each.
Shane Wlodarczak got the win in relief, allowing one earned run on five hits, while striking out four batters.
After rapping out 12 hits in game one, North Delta was held to just three in the rematch, while Twins batters collected 11 hits off a pair of Blue Jays pitchers.
The Twins scored in five of the six innings they were at bat, with seven of nine starters getting at least one hit.
Cam Frick and Nolan Ramsden drove in the Blue Jays runs.
Both North Delta and the Fraser Valley Chiefs will face the White Rock Tritons in a double header this weekend, with White Rock visiting North Delta’s Mackie Park Saturday and Whalley Stadium on Sunday. The first game in each series begins at noon.
Fraser Valley will also be in New Westminster Saturday for the first of two games which will begin at 1 p.m.