Charlottetown Gaudet's Auto Body Islanders
The Fredericton Royals swept the Charlottetown Gaudet’s Auto Body Islanders 6-2 and 11-1 Saturday in New Brunswick Senior Baseball League action.
The Islanders fall to 10-10 on the season while the Royals improved to 11-6.
The host Royals led the opener 3-2 and added a pair of insurance runs in the sixth. Derek Wilson (3-1) went the distance for the win, giving up 10 hits, walking one and striking out seven.
Jordan Stevenson (3-3) gave up four runs on five hits through five innings. He walked one and had a strikeout. Jacob Beck gave up two runs on three hits in an inning of work. He walked one and struck one out.
Leadoff hitter Jeremy McKinnon led the Islanders, going 3-for-4 with a home run. Morgan MacLean and Sean Corcoran each went 2-for-3 while Will Connolly, Jordan Duffy and Dylan McKenna each had a hit.
Mike Washburn had a home run and two RBIs for the Royals.
In the second game, the Islanders opened the scoring with a run in the first inning, but the lead was short lived.
Fredericton scored twice in the first and added five in the second to take a commanding 7-1 lead. They added two more in the fourth and sixth innings.
Mark MacGregor (1-1-1) went the distance for the win while Taylor Larkin (1-2) allowed seven runs on eight hits through 1 1/3 innings. Dylan McKenna, Jeremy McKinnon and Jordan Duffy threw in relief.
McKinnon went 3-for-4 while MacLean was 2-for-3 as the Islander combined for eight singles. Jody Peterson and Chris Sorensen each drove in three runs in the victory.
The Islanders are home Tuesday to host the Moncton Mets at 7:30 p.m.