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Twins end Jr. Blaze win streak

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The Langley Junior Blaze’s three-game win streak came to an end with a 6-1 loss to the visiting North Shore Junior Twins.

And Langley’s hopes of getting back into the win column were rained out as the back-half of the doubleheader was cancelled on Sunday at McLeod Park.

The Jr. Blaze still lead the U16 B.C. Premier Baseball League with a record of 13-5.

The Blaze were done in by a poor fifth inning which saw the Twins score five times to turn a 1-0 game into a six-run advantage.

Mason Verge scored Langley’s lone run in the bottom half of the inning.

The Blaze also had two games last week, hammering the White Rock Jr. Tritons 9-1 on May 16 and edging the Coquitlam Redlegs 3-2 on May 17.

The game against White Rock was over early as Langley scored eight times in the first inning.

Justin Lawrence, Colin McMaster and Andre Pelletier all had two RBI apiece.

Jordan Atkinson allowed just six hits and one run over seven innings to pick up the win.

The win against the Redlegs needed some late-game heroics as Langley scored twice in the sixth inning to prevail 3-2.

Steven Young came through with an RBI single for the tying run and then Shayne Clarke scored the go-ahead run after Lawrence drew a bases-loaded walk.

Mitchell Kennedy picked up the win in relief, allowing one run over two and a third innings.

Langley hosts Abbotsford on May 24 at McLeod Park. First pitch is 6:30 p.m.

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