Coyotes win three in Nanaimo

Okanagan College wins Canadian College Baseball Conference series against Vancouver Island Baseball Insitute

After a split on Saturday in Nanaimo, one run in the fourth inning was all Okanagan College starter Tanner Collins would need as the Coyoes shutout the Vancouver Island Baseball Institute (VIBI) Mariners 1-0 in Canadian College Baseball Conference action.

Collins was the story of the game, throwing a complete game shutout for his first win of the campaign.  He scattered six hits and struck out eight on route to the victory.

The Coyotes scored their lone run in the top of the fourth as Garrett Wiese scored an unearned run following his one out walk.  The offense only tallied three hits.

In Game 2 of the Sunday doubleheader, the Coyotes needed 11 innings to defeat the Mariners 9-5 and win three of four over the weekend in Nanaimo.

After the Mariners jumped out to a 5-1 lead in the first two innings, the Coyotes clawed back, with single runs in the third and fourth innings on a bases loaded walk and a Joel Lamont RBI base hit.

In the top of the 11th, the Coyotes scored four times with two out to seal the victory.  Three of the four runs were unearned and Brock Chilton recorded an RBI single.

Brandon Becking collected his first win of the spring, coming on in relief and throwing two perfect innings.

The Coyotes pounded 18 hits in the ball game. Wiese collected three hits and three RBIs, while Adam Gasiorowski finished with four hits.  Derek Shedden, Joel Lamont and Chilton each had multi-hit games.

The Coyotes (7-8), who have won five of their last six will return home and open the CCBC Easter Weekend tournament on Friday.

 

 

Just Posted

Dine Around Thompson Okanagan kicks off

Fifty restaurants in the region will participate in this year’s event

Kelowna developer releases video fly-through for project

Kelowna’s Mission Group releases video prior to community open house and public hearing

Consulate for American services coming to Kelowna

A Vancouver travelling pop-up consulate will be in Kelowna Jan. 18

Documentary series features local wineries and restaurants

Quest Out West Wild Food launches Jan. 18

Update: West Kelowna looking at 2.58 per cent tax increase in 2018

Council reviews its 2018 budget, rejects addition of more cops, firefighters

Kelowna doctor featured in film

On a Scale of 1 to 10 will be released next fall on DVD

Star gazing: The wonders of Saturn

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the NRC’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

Bank of Canada hikes interest rate to 1.25%, cites strong economic data

The rate increase is expected to prompt Canada’s large banks to raise their prime lending rates

The Movie Guy: Tonya Harding movie gaining steam

Kelowna movie columnist Rick Davis takes a look at new movies coming out this week

Letter: Another development requesting height variance

Kelowna letter-writer says an upcoming development public hearing should be well-attended

Police suffer fractured leg, sprained fingers after violent Vancouver confrontation

A Penticton man faces assault charges following the incident

Trump aces mental aptitude test designed by Canadian immigrant

“This is a good example, I think, that will be helpful to change views about immigration. And maybe for Mr. Trump himself to consider immigrants as contributors to advancing science, advancing our societies.”

Rival Koreas agree to form first unified Olympic team

The rival Koreas took major steps toward reducing their bitter animosity

Canada, U.S. lead call for sanctions against North Korea

Foreign ministers from 20 countries are meeting in Vancouver to discuss security and stability on the Korean Peninsula

Most Read