Weyburn Iron Pigs take doubleheader over Regina Capitals

The Weyburn Iron Pigs travelled to Regina for a doubleheader against the Capitals on Friday in Qu'Appelle Valley Baseball League action, and came away with two wins to give them a record of 3-2-1 so far.

The Iron Pigs won by scores of 9-6 and 7-4 to add to their win column.

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In the first game, Weyburn got all of their runs in the first three innings, with two each in the first and second frames, and five runs in the third to clinch the win.

For Iron Pigs hitting, Troy Miller had two runs and three hits; Mike Onstad had one run, one hit and three RBIs; Luke Niemegeers had one hit and one RBI; Will Morris had one hit and two RBIs; Kelton Hoium had one run and one RBI, and Cam Evans had one run, one hit and two RBIs.

Eric Evans was on the mound for the entire seven innings for the Pigs, allowing 14 hits and six runs, and getting seven strike-outs.

In the second game, Weyburn scored two runs in the second inning, one in the fourth and four runs in the sixth inning to clinch the win.

In the scoring department, Miller had one run, two hits and one RBI; Onstad had one run, two hits and two RBIs; Niemegeers had a hit, a run and an RBI; Morris had one run, two hits and two RBIs, including a home run; and R. Kolke had one RBI.

Ethan Orsted pitched for five innings and James Giroux pitched the sixth, with Orsted getting the win with four strike-outs, and allowing five hits and four runs.

The Iron Pigs next home game will be part of the Weyburn Fair Days, as they will play on Friday, July 16 at Tom Laing Park at 7:30 p.m.