Courtney Sampson – WolfPack Baseball Communications
The third day of the annual Canadian College Baseball Conference Nationals opened up today (May 11th) at Kamloops' Norbrock Stadium. The home team, the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack and their season-long rivals, the Okanagan College Coyotes at 1 pm. Chris Wyslobocki, the sophomore pitcher (Toronto, ON), threw a complete game for the Coyotes allowing just one run on two hits and striking out nine. The WolfPack faced the 7-1 loss in front of their home crowd forcing them to the play-in game for a chance at the finals.
At 4 pm the 'Pack returned to the field, this time facing off with the University of Fraser Valley's Cascades as the opposition. Joe Siniscalchi (Burnaby, BC) started the game off for the 'Pack, who rotated through four pitchers in the nine-inning game. Tyler Hodder (Fort McMurray, AB) finished the game off for the 'Pack, both he and Siniscachi were named second-team all-stars in the 2018-2019 CCBC season. For the Cascades, it was Dylan Emmons (Vernon, BC) who brought in the teams 9-4 win. Kamloops Minor Baseball product, Riley Jepson (Salmon Arm, BC) scored one run for the Cascades and had two RBI. The loss marked the end of the TRU WolfPack's season, putting UFV Cascades in the finals against the OC Coyotes.