Blaze off to hot start

Langley U18 baseball team 9-1 through season's first month

  • Apr. 27, 2015 12:00 p.m.

Langley Blaze pitcher Cooper Misic went six solid innings, striking out nine, in his team's 8-2 victory in Parksville on Saturday. Langley also won 4-1 to sweep a doubleheader against the Royals to improve to 9-1.

The Langley Blaze allowed a combined three runs in sweeping the Parksville Royals.

The Blaze won 8-2 and 4-1 on Sunday afternoon at Royals Field, improving to 9-1 and top spot in the B.C. Premier U18 Baseball League.

Langley used a seven-run fourth inning to break open a 1-0 game in the opener.

Dayton Wilson had a pair of RBIs while Yi-Fan Pan, Kurt Meeberg, Dakota Curry and Brendan Halstrom drove in one run apiece.

And on the mound, Cooper Misic went six solid innings, striking out nine while allowing just four hits.

Brendan Coulter pitched a one-two-three seventh inning to close things out.

And pitching was the story in game two as Kyle Ross struck out eight over five innings, allowing one run on two hits.

Jake Polancic pitched two innings for the save.

Travis Leclair, Connor Chorpita, Halstrom and Yi-An Pan had one RBI apiece.

Langley will look to build on its six-game winning streak when they visit the North Delta Blue Jays (4-2) at Mackie Park on May 2.

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