AMHERST – For the first time this season the Amherst Dooly’s Coors Light Silver Bullets have won both sides of their double header, and they did it at home.
They accomplished the feat with a 9-2 and 12-2 win over the Bridgewater Bulldogs during Nova Scotia Intermediate Baseball League action Sunday at Robb’s Centennial Complex.
Matt Keddy was the starting pitcher their 9-2 win, pitching five innings, with Chris Veniot pitching the final two innings.
Keddy gave up two runs on four hits and three walks, while striking out three batters.
Veniot struck out two batters, and gave up now runs.
Jesse Colbore hit a triple and a double in the first game, whle Marlon Prince hit a double and a single and Glenn Marks hit a double.
Blenkhorn hit two singles, while Matt Noiles, Brian Hebert, Chris Robinson and Matt Keddy hit one single each.
In their 12-2 win, the Bullets scored nine runs in the first inning.
Marks was the staring pitcher, striking out three batters, while giving up two runs on six hits and four walks.
Noiles pitched the last two innings of the six-inning game, striking out two batters and giving up three hits, while allowing no runs.
Dave MacLeod carried the big stick, with a home run, a triple and a single, getting four RBI’s in the game.
Blenkhorn and Keddy each hit a triple, while Jesse Colborne, Chris Robinson and Shane O’Byrne hit two singles each.
Noiles hit a single.