WCA Jays Start Playoffs With A Win
The West Coast Authentic Kelowna Jays got started on the right foot in the 2012 OMBL playoffs on Friday night at Elks Stadium with a convincing 13 – 3 win over the visiting Vernon Diamondbacks.
Pitchers Brad White and Jeff May shared the pitching duties and did not allow the diamondbacks a hit. Vernon’s 3 runs, 2 in the 2nd and 1 in the 3rd innings, came as a result of a total of 6 walks, an error and a couple of fielders choice ground balls.
The Jays jumped out to a 1 – 0 lead in the 1st inning when Vincent Ching walked, Jared Johnson doubled scoring Ching. Down 3 – 1 going into the bottom of the 3rd inning the WCA Jays bats came alive scoring 6 runs. Ching, Jordan Varga, Thomas Bidzinski, a 2 rbi double, had key hits coupled with a couple of Vernon errors.
The WCA Jays put up another 5 in the bottom of the 4th including another 2 rbi hit by Bidzinski and a tripleby Ching’s, his 3rd hit of the game.
Things get a little tougher for the Jays on Saturday when they face one of the best senior teams in the province, the Kamloops Sun Devils, at 7:30pm. Prior to that game the Sun Devils play the Diamondbacks at 5pm. The OMBL playoff final is scheduled for 1pm Sunday. All games at Elks Stadium.