Posted on: October 21, 2017
Jordy Cunningham – WolfPack Baseball Communications
After not playing for almost three weeks, the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack baseball team was finally back in action on Saturday, as they played two games against the Okanagan College Coyotes. The ‘Pack dropped the first game 8-4, but stormed back for an 11-4 win in game two.
Tyler Hodder (Fort McMurray, AB) suffered the loss in game one, as he threw six innings, allowing five runs on four hits and three walks. Qwinn Nesplak (White Rock, BC) allowed three runs (two earned) on four hits in three innings of work. They each struck out five batters.
Tyler Hodder – L, 6 IP, 4 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 0 HBP, 5 K
Qwinn Nesplak – 3 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 0 HBP, 5 K
Cole Paquin (Winnipeg, MB) had the biggest game offensively for the ‘Pack in game one. He went 2-3 with a double and a triple, driving in one run and scoring twice. Connor McKenzie (Kamloops, BC) went 2-3 with a RBI. Yutaro Takasaki (Japan) drove in a run while Malik James (Toronto, ON) and Zac Comeault (Pitt Meadows, BC) each hit a double. Liam Rihela (White Rock, BC) drove in a run with a sacrifice fly.
Cole Paquin – 2-3, 2B, 3B, RBI, 2 R, BB
Connor McKenzie – 2-3, RBI, K
Yutaro Takasaki – 1-2, RBI
Malik James – 1-3, 2B, R, BB
Zac Comeault – 1-4, 2B, R
Liam Rihela – 0-3, RBI, SF
Kyron Smith – 1-4
Tyler Moskalyk (Thunder Bay, ON) got the win in game two for TRU. He tossed six innings, allowing four runs (zero earned) on five hits. He struck out seven batters. Cole Paquin threw three shutout innings, striking out five batters.
Tyler Moskalyk – W, 6 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 HBP, 7 K
Cole Paquin – 3 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 HBP, 5 K
The offense was clicking for the ‘Pack in game two. Matt Pidlisecky (Abbotsford, BC) went 2-4 with a three RBI double and a run scored. Zac Comeault went 2-4 with a double, a triple, two RBIs and two runs scored. Jackson Dartnell (Winnipeg, MB) went 3-5 with a RBI and two runs scored. Cole Paquin went 2-5 with a double and a RBI. Josh Iannetti (Fort McMurray, AB) collected two hits while Taylor Van Ham (Medicine Hat, AB) had one hit.
Matt Pidlisecky – 2-4, 2B, 3 RBI, R
Zac Comeault – 2-4, 2B, 3 B, 2 RBI, 2 R
Jackson Dartnell – 3-5, RBI, 2 R
Cole Paquin – 2-5, 2B, RBI, 2 R, BB
Josh Iannetti – 2-5, R
Taylor Van Ham – 1-2, 2 R, BB
Kyron Smith – 1-2
The WolfPack will be back in action tomorrow, as they will head to Kelowna for three games; two games against the Okanagan A’s and one game against Okanagan College. Game times are 12pm, 3pm, and 6pm.