Andrew Bauman of Stettler Midgets catches the ball just in time as Tanner Cameron of Rimbey makes it to the base.

Andrew Bauman of Stettler Midgets catches the ball just in time as Tanner Cameron of Rimbey makes it to the base.

Stettler Midgets surge ahead in baseball

Stettler's Midget baseball team has added yet another win to their tabulations, making it 3-0 since the beginning of the season.

Stettler’s Midget baseball team has added yet another win to their tabulations, making it 3-0 since the beginning of the season.

Midgets hosted and defeated Rimbey 17-12 on Wednesday, May 27 in a game, which was interrupted a few times due to lightning and possibility of rain.

“We played six complete innings of play when the game was called on account of darkness,” said coach Jeff Lee.

“A short break for the lightning to pass over in the third inning lengthened the evening,” he added.

Lee described the game as “a great pitching night for Stettler pitchers – Jordan Lee, Ben Bauman and Tye Mulgrove.”

“Two highlights for the night was the two run out of the park home run hit by Ben Bauman in the first inning of play and the 11 pitch sequence that Tye Mulgrove pitched in the 5th inning to strike out three in a row to retire the side,” Lee added.

The next day, Midgets traveled to Edberg and took their first defeat of the season with a score of 8-6.

Midgets host Sylvan Lake at 6:30 p.m. today, Wednesday at the Sportspark.

In Peewee action, Stettler Storm comfortably won over Innisfail at home with a 17-7 scoreboard, but suffered a 22-8 loss to Blackfalds in their away game.