Regina WhiteSox rally falls short as Regina Buffalos advance to Provincial Gold medal game
Updated: Jul 24, 2022
Regina WhiteSox fought back after falling down by five runs in the fifth inning. The comeback fell just short though, in a 9-8 defeat to Regina Buffalos on Sunday. Regina WhiteSox scored five runs in the failed comeback on a triple by Dominic Waschuk in the fifth, a groundout by Colby Whyte in the fifth, a double by Luke Henning in the sixth, and a single by Waschuk in the sixth.
Regina WhiteSox was right in it until Regina Buffalos singled in the seventh inning.
Regina Buffalos got things started in the second inning when Ryan Schneider singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run.
Regina WhiteSox knotted the game up at eight in the bottom of the sixth inning. Waschuk drove in two when Waschuk singled.
Regina WhiteSox put up three runs in the sixth inning. The offensive firepower by Regina WhiteSox was led by Henning and Waschuk, who each had RBIs in the inning.
Regina Buffalos scored three runs in the fifth inning. Carter Wolensky, Carter Miller, and Maddex Kuntz all drove in runs in the frame.
Cole Hachkewich was on the mound for Regina Buffalos. The righty allowed eight hits and eight runs over six innings, striking out four.
Justin Shanner led things off on the pitcher's mound for Regina WhiteSox. The righthander went four and a third innings, allowing eight runs on nine hits and striking out four. Elijah Thomas and Vincent Vollet entered the game as relief, throwing two innings and two-thirds of an inning respectively.
Regina WhiteSox tallied eight hits. Waschuk and Henning all had multiple hits for Regina WhiteSox. Henning and Waschuk all had three hits to lead Regina WhiteSox.
Regina Buffalos had 13 hits in the game. Dylan Geiss, Hachkewich, and Miller each racked up multiple hits for Regina Buffalos. Geiss went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Regina Buffalos in hits.
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