Weyburn Beavers take first game of opening playoff round

The Weyburn Beavers scored eight runs in the sixth inning to roll by the Moose Jaw Miller Express 10-3 in the opening game of their best-of-five series on Tuesday evening.

Weyburn designated hitter Drake Pilat hit a home run and drove in three runs, and the Beavers also got doubles from Felix Correa, Keaton Greenwalt and Nolan Machibroda.

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Starting Pitcher, Ryan Johnson


Nolan Machibroda and Tyler Scott work together to get Miller Express player out at first.


Corey Wheaton with a fly out to center field at the bottom of the third.


Ryan Johnson and Cory Ewald discuss after Miller Express, Brayden Gallagher scores the first run of the game at the top of the fifth.


Pitching change at the top of the sixth. Dalton Ross comes in for Ryan Johnson.


Anthony Galindo answers back scoring a run at the bottom of the fifth.


Drake Pilat sends everyone home with a home run at the bottom of the sixth.


A hit by Anthony Galindo brings Nolan Machibroda to home base.


Tyler Scott, Corey Wheaton, and Anthony Galindo make it home.


Last run for the bottom of sixth is made by Felix Correa. 8-1 Beavers.


Keaton Greenwalt sends Corey Wheaton home to score the last run of the night for the Beavers at the bottom of the eighth.


To end the night off, Brodie Stairs subs for Dalton Ross and allows Moose Jaw Miller Express to score two runs by Ty Barclay and Geordie McDougall.

Game 2 of the playoffs will go tonight at Tom Laing Park at 7:05 p.m., and Game 3 will be in Moose Jaw on Thursday, Aug. 2, along with Game 4 if required on Friday, Aug. 3. If the series goes to five games, the fifth game will be back in Weyburn on Saturday, Aug. 4 at 7:05 p.m.