The P.E.I. Carpenter's Union 1338 Juniors defeated the Chatham Ironmen 8-4 to split a doubleheader Tuesday in New Brunswick Junior Baseball League action in Cornwall.
The Ironmen took the lead on a two-run home run by Mark MacPhee in the first. P.E.I. answered back with three runs in the bottom of the inning keyed by Dylan McQuaid‚Äôs two-run single followed by a RBI-single by Brady Arsenault.
P.E.I. followed it up with another three runs in the second, keyed by McQuaid‚Äôs two-run double, and added another two in the fourth.
Tyson Blue was the winning pitcher. He scattered seven hits while striking out eight in the complete-game performance.
McQuaid finished the day 2-for-4 with five RBIs while Arsenault went 3-for-4.
Brandon MacKay was tagged with the loss while Nick Leggatt was 2-for-2.
In the opener, the Ironmen scored four runs in the third inning to cruise to an 8-3 victory.
Tyler King pitched the complete game for the win while Arsenault threw six innings for P.E.I. before being relieved by Dylan Beck.
Chatham was led by Nolan Levy‚Äôs three hits and a MacPhee home run.
Chasse Gallant went 3-for-4 for P.E.I. while J.J. Oram was 2-for-4 and Brady McQuaid 2-for-3. Dylan McQuaid added a home run.
The Juniors host the Metro Mudcats Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Terry Fox Complex in Cornwall for a doubleheader.