The Kelowna Sun Devils play their last home game prior to provincials tonight against the Vernon Canadians. First pitch at Edith Gay Park is 5:30 p.m.
With nine regular season games left to play, the Sun Devils (23-6) continue to lead the B.C. 18U AAA standings by 4 1/2 games over the Victoria Eagles.
Kelowna is coming off a four-game split with North Fraser in Burnaby against the Nationals.
In Saturday’s opener, the Sun Devils slugged their way to a 19-8 win. Jackson Sowerby and Kurtis Wall had huge games at the plate, with four hits and three RBIs apiece.
Gavin Barrett started and went 4 1/3 innings for his sixth win.
Game 2 saw the Nats rebound with a 9-8 win, as Kelowna committed seven errors.
Offensively, Wall had another big game with four hits, including a triple and a home run.
Nathan Ringness-Law took to the hill, went 4 2/3 innings and allowed no earned runs but left the game with a no decision.
On Sunday, the Sun Devils opened with a 6-4 win.
Jay Taylor (3-0) picked up his third win of the season going five strong innings, while Jordan Laidlaw picked up the save going 2 innings and allowing no earned runs.
Offensively, the Sun Devils had just five hits, but got a boost from Jaimes Guidon and Dreyton Nelmes who each had three stolen bases.
In the series finale, Kelowna committed five errors in a 12-6 loss.
“Our defense has been solid all year, just one of those weekends where the bounces don’t go your way, just a minor set back,” said Sun Devils coach Rob Law.
Noah Ringness-Law, Jackson Sowerby, Alex Thompson and Matt Fuchs each had couple of hits in the loss, while Ringness-Law swiped three bases.