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Senior Islanders split with Royals

Visiting teams wins all four contests between NBSBL clubs

Published on July 16, 2017

BRIAN MCINNIS/THE GUARDIAN Brady Arsenault, pitcher for the Gaudet Auto Body Islanders, lets go a pitch during action at Memorial Field in Charlottetown Saturday during play the New Brunswick Senior Baseball League against the Fredericton Royals.

FREDERICTON, N.B. – The Charlottetown Gaudet’s Auto Body Islanders swept the Fredericton Royals Sunday in New Brunswick Senior Baseball League action in Fredericton, N.B.

It came a day after the Royals swept the Islanders in Charlottetown.

The Islanders won 7-4 and 13-9 after losing 4-2 and 5-4.

Jordan Stevenson won the opener Sunday while Taylor Larkin picked up the win in Game 2. No further details were available from Sunday’s games.

The Islanders (6-14) head to Moncton on Wednesday to play the Fisher Cats at 7:30 p.m. before hosting Saint John for a doubleheader on Saturday beginning at 2 p.m.

Saturday

The Royals won Saturday’s opener 4-2 after leading 1-0 after the first inning and 2-0 after four.

Charlottetown tied it in the bottom of the sixth, but Fredericton responded with two in the top of the seventh.

Shane Kraemer allowed two runs on four hits and three walks for the win. He struck out 12.

Larkin allowed two runs on three hits and a walk in the seventh inning. Starter Brady Arsenault allowed two runs on five hits and five walks in six innings.

Dave Barr was 3-for-4 with two runs scored for Fredericton while Jay Johnson was 1-for-4 with two stolen bases and two RBI.

In Game 2, Fredericton led 4-3 after one inning and added a run in the third. Charlottetown scored in the fifth.

Johnson allowed four runs on four hits and seven walks in six innings for the win. He struck out eight.

McDonald was tagged with the loss after giving up five runs on eight hits and two walks in five innings. He struck out three.

Shawn Reid had three of the Royals nine hits while Mike Washburn drove in two runs.

Stevenson hit a home run and drove in two runs for the home side while MacIntyre, Grant Grady and McKinnon also had hits and Grady had an RBI.