KAMLOOPS — The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack baseball season is over after a loss in the semi-finals on Sunday morning to Okanagan College Coyotes. The final score was 5-2.
Tyler Hodder (Fort McMurray, AB) got the start on the mound for the ‘Pack. He suffered the loss, despite throwing well. Hodder threw seven innings, allowing four runs (two earned) on seven hits and four walks while striking out four batters. Dillon Ferguson (Kirkland, WA) threw two innings, allowing one run on no hits and a walk. He struck out three batters.
Offensively, Adam Filmon (Winnipeg, MB) and Josh Hillis (Calgary, AB) drove in the two WolfPack runs. Filmon went 1-4. Cole Paquin (Regina, SK) went 3-4 with a walk. Connor McKenzie (Kamloops, BC) had two hits and a run scored. Josh Snider (Moses Lake, WA) finished 1-3 with two walks. Liam Rihela (White Rock, BC) and Malik James (Toronto, ON) both went 1-5. Matt Pidlisecky (Abbotsford, BC) also had a base hit.
The WolfPack baseball season has come to a close but they would like to thank all the family, friends and fans who come out and supported the team throughout the season.
A number of TRU players are heading home to play Senior Baseball or in the Western Major Baseball League. Many are staying in Kamloops and will play for the Senior Sun Devils, which starts practicing in a few weeks.
After being the WolfPack, The Coyotes went onto meet up with the University of Fraser Valley Cascades in the championship final. Okanagan College beat the previously undefeated Cascades 10-9.
Fraser Valley scored four runs in the third inning to erase a 1-0 deficit. The Coyotes scored twice in the fourth and four more times in the fifth inning en route to the victory. OC had 10 runs on 14 hits with four errors. Fraser Valley had nine runs on 14 hits.
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