(TECUMSEH, ON) – The Saints baseball team opened the home season this past weekend with four straight wins at Lacasse Park.
On Saturday, St Clair came from behind to defeat the Humber Hawks 3-2, scoring three times in the bottom of the 7th inning. Kyle Breitner earned the win by pitching a complete game, giving up no earned runs on 3 hits, and striking out six.
In the second game, the Saints eked out a single run win to sweep Humber. One run in each of the 1st and 4th innings was enough for a 2-1 victory.
Shane Courtney gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits while striking out and walking 4. Courtney picked up his 2nd win of the season.
The following day, St Clair hosted the Durham Lords for a double-header at Lacasse.
As the day before, the Saints completed a sweep of the short series with two more wins, extending their streak to six this year and 17 since last season.
In game 1, Teiden Frias pitched 6 complete innings, striking out 10 while allowing just 2 hits as St Clair won 3-0.
The Saints battered the Lords in game two, freely swinging for 15 hits during a shortened 12-2 outing. Taylor Pappin allowed 2 earned runs on 5 hits with 5 Ks.
St Clair will meet the Windsor Lancers in Amherstburg this evening at the Libro Centre. The first pitch is scheduled for 7:00 pm.