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Baseball Isles rolling in NBSBL

Myers records six hits in doubleheader sweep in Fredericton


The P.E.I. Gaudet’s Auto Body Islanders are on a roll in the New Brunswick Senior Baseball League (NBSBL).

The Islanders travelled to the New Brunswick capital on June 17 and posted two convincing wins – 10-2 and 7-3 – to sweep a doubleheader from the Fredericton Royals.

The Islanders sit alone in first place atop the fiveteam league with a record of 7-1. Fredericton is second at 4-3.

The Islanders, who have won five games in a row, face the Chatham Ironmen in a pair of doubleheaders this weekend.

The teams meet in Chatham, N.B., on June 24 and at Memorial Field in Charlottetown on June 25. The first game each day begins at 2 p.m.


Nick Macphail had a big opening game at the plate for the Islanders, going 2-for-4. Macphail’s summary included a home run and seven runs driven in.

Duncan Picketts (2-3, run, walk, RBI), Josh Myers (2-4, two runs scored, stolen base) and Ryne Macisaac (2-5, two runs scored, double, RBI) also had multiple-hit games for the Islanders, who built a 10-2 lead after 3 ½ innings.

Adam Estey (2-3, double, stolen base, RBI) led the Royals offensively.

Brady Arsenault earned the pitching win, allowing two earned runs, five hits, two walks and struck out three in five innings of work. Myers, who issued one free pass, pitched one-hit ball over the final two innings.

Fredericton starter Matt Macgregor, who gave up eight earned runs on seven

hits and two walks in three innings of work, took the loss. Macgregor recorded three strikeouts.


In Game 2, the Islanders scored four runs in the top of the fifth inning to open a commanding 6-0 lead en route to the sweep.

Myers completed a six-hit day with a 4-for-4 performance at the plate, including two doubles, two runs scored and three runs driven in. Jonathan Arsenault (2-3, double, run scored, walk, RBI), Macisaac (2-4, run scored) and Scott Harper (2-4, run scored) were the Islanders’ other top hitters.

Craig Oliver (2-3, double, walk, RBI) was Fredericton’s top hitter.

Starting pitcher Brody Macdonald earned the pitching win, giving up one earned run, three hits, two walks and striking out three in four innings of work. Jake Beck (two innings) and Ethan Francis (one inning) worked the final three frames.

Colby Lyle was the pitcher of record for the Royals, allowing six runs on 11 hits and two walks in six innings of work. Lyle finished with three strikeouts.





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