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Back-to-back shutouts as Junior Blaze open season

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The Langley Junior Blaze are 2-0 to start the season and have yet to allow a run.

The U16 baseball team was in Victoria on Saturday, beating the Jr. Eagles 9-0 and 3-0 as they began the B.C. Junior Premier Baseball League season.

Yi-Fan Pan tossed a one-hitter over six innings, striking out four along the way.

Langley’s offence was led by three RBI’s from Broden Bydeweg while Dominic Baptista had an RBI triple.

Cole Cantelon drew four walks and scored twice.

The second game saw Matthew Poirier scatter eight hits over five innings of shut-out ball while Cantelon, Jesse Unger and Yi-An Pan had an RBI apiece. Pan also had three stolen bases.

Langley is next in action when they visit the Abbotsford Jr. Cardinals (0-0) on Wednesday (April 23) at Delair Park.

The Blaze have their home opener on Saturday (April 26) as they host the North Delta Jr. Blue Jays (4-0) in a doubleheader at McLeod Park.

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