Weyburn Iron Pigs edged out 4-3 in final game

The Weyburn Iron Pigs season came to an end Thursday night, as they fell to the hands of the Regina Ghosts by a score of 4-3 in the deciding game of the Qu’Appelle Valley Baseball League finals.

The Pigs jumped out to an early two-run lead in the first inning when Ketter Hoium delivered a two-RBI single, but the Pigs weren’t able to hold on.

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The Pigs had one run in the sixth inning to tie the game, but surrendered the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning.

Eric Evans was on the mound for the Pigs for four innings, with Andrew Sillers relieving him for two innings. Evans allowed eight hits and three runs, with two strike-outs, while Sillers allowed two hits and one run with one strike-out. Kelton Hoium had the other RBI.

The finals began on Sept. 3 in Regina, when the Ghosts edged out the Pigs 4-3, and then back in Weyburn on Sept. 8, the Iron Pigs trounced the visitors 7-1 to force the deciding game in Regina.

The team thanked their fans for all of their support this season.