UPDATED: U18 Expos split doubleheader

The Parkland 18U AAA Expos  were finally back in action as the league has launched with the easing of COVID-19 restrictions.

Sunday the local team hosted Swift Current for a doubleheader at Cardinal Field at Jubilee Park in the city, with both players and fans maintaining social distancing guidelines when possible.

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Spencer Phythian let the Expos offensively in the loss with two hits in two at-bats.

Evan McCubbing took the loss for the Expos. He went three innings, allowing four runs on two hits, while striking out four.

The second game went at 4 p.m. with the Expos reversing their fortunes with a 7-6 win.

The game was tied at six with the Expos batting in the home half of the frame when Kayden Smith doubled on a 1-1 count to plate a run for the win.

The 57s had scored a five-spot in the third inning, but the Expos scratched back to win.

The Expos had nine hits in the game, with Smith, Brady Bjornerud and Evan McCubbing having multiple hits.

Carter Phythian was the winning pitcher on four and two-thirds innings of work, allowing no hits, in relief of starter Kaedyn Koroluk.

The Expos are back in action next Saturday, (July 18), for a doubleheader at Cardinal Field against Regina.

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