TRURO - The Truro Bearcats built an eight-run lead and hung on to defeat the Kentville Wildcats 11-7 on Wednesday in the Nova Scotia Senior Baseball League.
Jeff Chisholm doubled and drove in three runs for the Bearcats, while Shawn Cote doubled and had two RBI. Tony Stewart added four singles, Ryan Bates had three hits and drove in a run, and Mike Tobin singled and doubled.
Jason Pleasant-Sampson doubled and drove in two runs for the Wildcats, while Mike Lockhart and David MacIntyre each singled, doubled and drove in a run.
Josh Fushtey was the winning pitcher, while Christian Vogler, in relief of Ryan Power, suffered the loss.
The Bearcats (8-19) return to the field on Sunday when they visit the Halifax Canadians for a 7:30 p.m. start at the Mainland Common field.