Braves blast Rangers

CHURCHILL blasted 15 runs in the first three innings on their way to a 21-4 over the Sale Rangers at Morwell during round four Latrobe Valley baseball.

The destroyer with the bat was Matt Hardie with doubles in the second and third innings and singles in five innings to rack up five runs batted in and seven hits.

The ground was not kind to the Rangers’ defence with some uneven bounce contributing to a total of 11 errors for the game.

Josh Rurawhe led the Sale offence with three hits for the game, while Greg Wrigglesworth had two.

Tim Bellerby pitched the entire game for the Braves.

Traralgon defeated Moe-Newborough 4-2.

Pitching dominating the game with Brad Adams stunning on the mound for the Redsox, allowing no earned runs with just five hits, while Jason Smith and Nathan Simpson held their end for the Dodgers.

The Redsox scored one run in the second inning and two in the fourth on singles from Brian Spitiri and Mick Adams which scored Owen Godenzi and Spitiri.

Spitiri had a hot bat with four hits for the Redsox, while Luke Halket had two for the Dodgers.

THIS Sunday in A grade, the Sale Rangers will return to Morwell to play Moe-Newborough, while Traralgon will host Churchill.