TROIS-RIVIERES, Que. — P.E.I. improved to 2-1 at the national midget baseball championship Friday.
P.E.I. routed Newfoundland and Labrador 7-0.
The Island squad was scheduled to play Nova Scotia in Friday night’s late game. The result was not available at press time.
P.E.I. will close out the round robin against Manitoba on Saturday afternoon.
It didn’t take P.E.I. long to take control of its game against Newfoundland and Labrador as the Islanders scored seven runs in the bottom of the first inning.
Tyler Arsenault, Sam Jay and Ethan Laybolt all worked from the hill for P.E.I.
Laybolt, Chasse Gallant and Myles McInnis recorded hits for P.E.I., which drew a total of five free passes.