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Chiefs fall to fifth place

Caleb Lefebvre was the winning pitcher in a 9-3 win by the Fraser Valley Chiefs over the Victoria Eagles Saturday afternoon in Victoria. - FILE PHOTO / THE LEADER
Caleb Lefebvre was the winning pitcher in a 9-3 win by the Fraser Valley Chiefs over the Victoria Eagles Saturday afternoon in Victoria.
— image credit: FILE PHOTO / THE LEADER

The Fraser Valley Chiefs won two of four games against opposition in the bottom half of the standings, slipping down one position in the B.C. Premier Baseball League.

The Chiefs split a pair of one-sided games in the provincial capital Saturday afternoon, topping the Victoria Eagles 9-3 in the first game of a double header, then losing the second 12-2.

Caleb Lefebvre was the winning pitcher in the Chiefs win.

Then Monday in North Vancouver, Fraser Valley blanked the North Shore Twins 4-0 before losing a wild 12-11 decision in the rematch. The Chiefs fell to 11-7 (won-lost) on the season, and are now in fifth place.

Ty Walker threw a complete-game three-hitter in the first game Monday against the Twins for his fourth shutout win in six decisions. The Sands Secondary student walked just two batters while striking out five, raising his won-lost record to 5-1.

Brody Hawkins and Mitch Dornblut both went three-for-four at the plate, and Declan Murphy had a pair of hits, including a double.

The two teams combined for 31 hits in game two, with the Twins getting six of their 17 in the bottom of the sixth inning, scoring five times for the victory.

Jordan McComb was a perfect four-for-four for the Chiefs, with a double, two runs scored and an RBI (run batted in). Dale Mar had a pair of hits and three RBIs, with Hawkins and Braeden Allemann getting two hits each. Allemann also had a pair of RBIs.

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