Page 2 of 2In the afternoon contest the Cardinals once again fell behind early. The Northstars scored five runs in the first off of pitcher Mike Adams to take a 5-0 lead. Adams settled down after that and pitched five solid innings as the Cards came back again to get the 12-8 victory.
Johnson would come on in relief and get the win. He also was 3-4 with a two-run homerun. Johnson’s contributions during the six game stretch were noteworthy as he picked up two wins and two saves.
Philipps again showed his power as he hit another long ball in the second game.
Tri-County got a much needed day off before they took on the Lethbridge Miners on Saturday. The Cards got another two wins. The first one was a pitchers dual with the Cards coming out on top 4-2.
Robison pitched six innings with five strikeouts and got the win. Johnson once again hammered the game down with the save.
Rowe was 2-4 with an RBI.
The second game was the exact opposite as both teams scored at least 10 runs. The Cards were on the winning side 11-10. This marked the third time in six times that Tri-County came back in the game to get the win.
Johnson picked up the win in relief, but John Johannsen pitched five innings and sat down seven batters.
Jade Premo had a good day with the bat as he went 2-4 with four RBIs. Adams was 2-3 with a double and a run knocked in.
Coach Anderon stated, “We played well both games. The day was highlighted by a come from behind victory in game two. That is now seven wins in a row.”
The Tri-County Cardinals will try to keep the streak going as they head across the border on June 30 through July 1 for a four game road trip. They will be taking on the Medicine Hat Knights and the Vauxhall Spurs, before returning back to the states to play in Lewistown on July 8.
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