HALIFAX – The Truro Bearcats were on the wrong end of a hit parade on Tuesday night, as the Halifax Pelham Canadians handed them a 10-4 loss.
The Canadians wracked up 16 hits against a Bearcats pitching battery led by ace starter Josh Fushtey, who lasted into the sixth.
Halifax busted the game open in the fourth inning, batting around the order to drive in six runs.
Truro answered back in the top of the seventh inning with three runs, before the Canadians responded with three of its own to put the game away.
Leading the way offensively for the Canadians was Jake Pelham, who knocked in three runners, coming up a home run short of a cycle. Pat Gilbert added a pair of singles and a double, batting in three runs.
Mark Haverstock got the win for Halifax, throwing seven strong, giving up three runs. Fushtey was saddled with the loss, moving him to 1-1 on the season.
The Cats (1-2) will be in action again this weekend with a doubleheader in Sydney against the Sooners (0-3) on Saturday, with games at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. They’ll round out the weekend in Sydney with a third matchup on Sunday at 1 p.m.