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Blaze burn Blue Jays

Langley Blaze’s Liam Wyatt takes a swing during his team’s 2-1 victory over the Victoria Mariners on Saturday at McLeod Park. The Blaze went 4-0 on the weekend, including a four-RBI performance from Wyatt in a 9-2 victory over Coquitlam. - Alyssa O
Langley Blaze’s Liam Wyatt takes a swing during his team’s 2-1 victory over the Victoria Mariners on Saturday at McLeod Park. The Blaze went 4-0 on the weekend, including a four-RBI performance from Wyatt in a 9-2 victory over Coquitlam.
— image credit: Alyssa O'Dell/Langley Times

Two RBIs apiece from Justin Lawrence, Liam Wyatt and Andre Pelletier helped the Langley Blaze to a 14th straight win as they pounded the visiting North Delta Blue Jays 9-2.

The two U18 B.C. Premier Baseball League teams were playing at McLeod Park on Tuesday evening with Langley improving to a league-best 14-1 while the Blue Jays fell to a league-worst 1-8 record.

Wyatt finished with four hits — including a pair of doubles — and three runs scored.

On the mound, Jonathan Keltie went five innings, allowing two runs and striking out four.

Kristjan Storrie and Cooper Misic each tossed a perfect inning of relief with a strikeout apiece.

Up next for the Blaze is a weekend trip to Victoria.

The team plays a doubleheader against the Mariners (8-2) on May 10 and two more against the Eagles (6-4) on May 11.

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