Junior Pirates score 18-2 win

The Nanaimo Palladian Pirates scored the most lopsided victory of the season last week.

The Nanaimo Palladian Pirates scored the most lopsided victory of the season last week.

The junior baseball team hammered the Victoria Eagles 18-2 to sweep a home doubleheader last Wednesday. The score was 4-3 in the early game.

In the blowout, Bryan Odgers and Spencer Dawson were both 2-for-2 with four RBIs and Dave Jerome and Griffin Andreychuk both had two RBIs. Odgers was the winning pitcher.

In the early game, Bryan and Nate Odgers and Andreychuk had two hits apiece and Andreychuk picked up the win.

The junior Pirates went on to compete in a tournament in Oliver, B.C. this past weekend. They won two of their three round-robin games, giving up only three runs over that span, before losing to Seattle’s Magnolia team 6-1 in the playoff round.

The junior Pirates (29-10) put their six-game win streak in league play on the line Saturday (July 16) at North Delta. They then host the junior North Shore Twins on Sunday at noon and 2:30 p.m. at Serauxmen Stadium.

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