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The P.E.I. Youth Selects are heading to Saskatoon on Tuesday for the under-17 Canada Cup tournament. Team members, front row, from left, are Brandon Watts, Avery Arsenault, Ryne MacIsaac, Porter Smith, Brandon Condon, Jayden MacLean, Ethan Laybolt and Matt Barlow. Second row, chef de mission Gary Barlow, coach Dave MacIsaac, Jed Noonan, J.J. Oram, Darcy Affleck, Brody Weatherbie, Kyle Pinksen, Patrick Gallant, Brett Hicken and coach Stephen LeClair. Not in the photo are Cole MacLaren, Parker Harvey and coach Jared Doyle.
New Brunswick scored four runs in the fifth inning to defeat the Prince Edward Island Youth Selects 5-2 Thursday at the Canada Cup in Saskatoon.
Jed Noonan, Kyle Pinksen, Darcy Affleck and Brandon Watts had P.E.I.’s hits while Matt Barlow and Cole MacLaren had RBIs. Pinksen and Ryne MacIsaac scored the team’s runs.
Affleck allowed five runs on six hits in 4 1/3 innings. He struck out five and walked one. Jayden MacLean allowed a hit in 1 2/3 innings of relief.
P.E.I. (1-1) plays Manitoba tonight at 8:30 p.m. ADT.