Baseball peewees 4-0 to open season

The Stettler peewees won for the fourth time in as many games this season when they clubbed Ponoka 24-5 last Thursday.

The Stettler peewees won for the fourth time in as many games this season when they clubbed Ponoka 24-5 last Thursday.

Stettler was coming off an 11-9 victory over Lacombe No. 1 last Monday. Stettler led 11-0 after three innings and held off the Lacombe surge over the final three innings.

It was the second straight close game involving those teams. In the earlier meeting, Stettler rallied in the fifth inning to edge Lacombe No. 1 13-12.

In their season-opener, the Stettler peewees whipped Blackfalds 17-4.

The Stettler Minor Baseball Association is made up of 20 mosquito players divided into two teams, along with 12 peewees and 12 bantams.

Bob Poapst is Stettler’s minor baseball president.

Scott Sylvester is the bantam coach, Kevin Burkard coaches the peewees, and the mosquito coaches are Brent Kranzler (Stealers) and Jeff Lee (Slammers).

In their opening game this season, the Slammers defeated host Lacombe 22-18.

SCOREBOARD: All teams are invited to forward their results to the Stettler Independent at: editor@stettlerindependent.com.

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