Rattai, Scott lead Vauxhall to Best of West honors
The Vauxhall Jets won the Best of the West Tournament over Okotoks Dawgs by a score of 6-2 in Kamloops, BC. The Jets opening 2-0 on the way to the tourney win.
Top hitter award was presented to Nolan Rattai and top defensive player was awarded to Tyler Scott. Rattai left the game in the fifth inning with a serious lower leg injury.
On the mound Brody Burnett threw four innings allowing three hits walking three and striking out a pair. KJ Moreno held Okotoks tight with 1 2/3 innings allowing two hits one earned run with two walks and two strike outs. Jake Cook earned the save going 1 1/3 innings allowing one hit a walk and two strikeouts.
Offensively, the Jets were led Blake Gallagher who was 1-for-4. Zack Kunkel was 1-for-4 with a triple. Jordan Dray was 1 for 3 with a double and 3 RBI’s. Sean Robbins was 1 for 3 with a double. Luxon Glor was 2-for 3. Rattai rounded out the offense going 2-for-3 with a triple.
The semi final started as a pitchers duel and ended in a slug fest with a 15-11 victory for the Jets over the Prospects. Reilly O’Rourke started on the mound going 3 1/3 innings allowing seven runs -- one earned -- on six hits and a walk, while fanning four. Carsen Perkins threw two innings allowing six hits, foir runs with two strikeouts. Jalen Lane finished things off going 1 2/3 innings allowing one hit with a walk and a strikeout.
Offensively, the Jets were led by Scott going 1-for-5 with a double and 2 RBIs. Gallagher was 1-for-5 with a triple and 2 RBIs. Kunkel was 3-for-5 with a double, homer and 3 RBIs. Brett Resch was 3-for-5 with an RBI. McDougal was 1-for-4 with 2 RBIs. Glor rounded out the offense going 3-for-4 with an RBI.