WolfPack baseball win first game against UBC, split doubleheader

By Larry Read - TRU Athletics
October 1, 2017 - 7:39am

KAMLOOPS — The Thompson Rivers University Baseball Team beat the University of British Columbia for the first time ever Saturday, winning 1-0 on a walk off error in the bottom of the seventh inning. It was the second game of the doubleheader. Adam Filmon (Winnipeg, MB) hit it to the third baseman and his throw got past the first baseman, bringing home Jordy Cunningham (Ladner, BC) .

Dillon Ferguson (Kirkland, WA) pitched a gem of a game and got the win, throwing a complete game shutout, allowing only one hit and struck out 11 batters.

Dillon Ferguson – W, CG, 7 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 4 BB, 0 HBP, 11 K

The WolfPack had many chances to score during the second game but couldn’t get a run across until the seventh. Liam Rihela (White Rock, BC) went 2-3 with a double. Vance Fode (Bow Island, AB) went 1-3 with a double. Malik James (Toronto, ON) and Josh Snider (Moses Lake, WA) also collected a base hit each.

Before winning game two, the ‘Pack lost game one 14-4. Tyler Hodder (Fort McMurray, AB) got the loss in the game despite throwing a complete game. He struck out six batters.

Liam Rihela and Zac Comeault (Pitt Meadows, BC) each went 1-3 with RBI doubles in game one. Cole Paquin (Regina, SK) went 1-2 with a RBI triple and two runs scored. Adam Filmon had a RBI single. Vance Fode went 2-3 with a run scored.

The WolfPack will be back in action Sunday to take on the UBC Thunderbirds at noon at Norbrock Stadium.

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