Okanagan Athletics' catcher Colton Schaper-Kotter fields a throw at the plate while North Delta's Nathan Or slides in safely in PBL action Saturday Elks Stadium.

Blue Jays take three from A’s at Elks

Okanagan gets a solid pitching effort from Matt Brodt, but loses three of four in B.C. Premier Baseball League action

Matt Brodt’s stellar pitching performance stood out as the lone highlight of the weekend as the Okanagan Athletics managed just a win in four tries in B.C. Premier Baseball League play against the North Delta Blue Jays.

Brodt tossed a one-hit shutout and struck out eight on Sunday morning at Elks Stadium, as the A’s blanked the Jays 9-0.

Dylan Faulkner paced the offence with three RBIs, while James Fischer had a pair of runs batted in.

On Saturday, North Delta beat the Jays 7-5 in the series opener. McCoy Pearce and Brendan Coulter each had two RBI for the Athletics.

In Game 2, Pearce had two of Okanagan’s five hits in a 9-2 loss.

The series finale on Sunday saw the Jays score twice in the sixth inning to overtake the A’s for a 4-3 win.

The Athletics resume their homestand this weekend with a four-game series against the Langley Blaze.

The teams will meet for a pair of doubleheaders on Saturday and Sunday at Elks.

 

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