Kyle Ciurka of the Vernon Canadians catches a pickoff attempt as Donavon Moorman of the Chilliwack Cougars dives into first base Sunday afternoon at Marshall Field.

Kyle Ciurka of the Vernon Canadians catches a pickoff attempt as Donavon Moorman of the Chilliwack Cougars dives into first base Sunday afternoon at Marshall Field.

C’s split at home

With the temperature in the 30s, it was the Vernon Canadians bats that were hot on the weekend.

With the temperature in the 30s, it was the Vernon Canadians bats that were hot on the weekend. The Bercum Builders Canadians split four home games in the B.C. Midget AAA Baseball League.

The C’s swept 1-25 Cowichan Valley Mustangs Saturday at Marshall Field.

The Canadians froze the Mustangs 10-0 in Game 1 on the back of Dylan Emmons, who pitched a complete game shutout with nine punch outs.

Chris Riva was 2-for-2 at the dish with a pair of singles and Koichiro Yano was 1-for-1 with a single, a walk, two runs and a stolen base.

The Canadians kept the ball rolling with a 4-1 dusting in the nightcap.

Tyler Wellman started for the 6-20-1 Canadians, pitching five innings, allowing three hits, striking out four and picking up the win. Brayden Damini got the save.

Landon Currie whacked three singles in three trips to the plate, scoring each time. Currie also swiped two bags.

Ethan Huizinga sealed the deal with a sixth inning two-run double.

On Sunday, the Canadians fell to the Chilliwack Cougars 1-0 in an error-infested game.

Damini pitched five innings, allowing three hits and one unearned run. He fanned three.

Cory Anderson kept the Cougars (16-6) at bay with two shutout innings.

Riva was 2-for-3 with a pair of singles and Emmons was 1-for-3 with a double.

The Cougars clipped the Canadians 7-6 in extra innings to end the weekend.

Huizinga pitched four innings of relief, shutting down the Cougars and giving his offence a chance to get back in it. He also went 2-for-4 at the dish, scoring two runs and stealing one bag.

Wellman recorded a pair of base knocks in four trips.

The Canadians head to Chilliwack for a rematch with the Cougars and West Kelowna to take on the D-Backs (16-9) this weekend.

It was rougher weekend for the Pee Wee Vernon Canadians as they dropped a pair of games to the Kelowna Cubs at Creekside Park.

The Cubs stuffed the C’s 10-0 in Game 1. Jack Janzen started on the bump, fanning two Cubs and making a couple great plays on some grounders.

Eric Foufoulas reached base twice.

In the back half of the double-dip, the Cubs downed the C’s 13-3.

Pitchers Sapion Joe and Ryan Vandesande struck out three Cubs each.

Shaun Huizinga drew a walk in the second inning and scored on Joe’s single.

Vandesande also took the free pass and was driven home by Jared Nickoli.

Tye Gore put his speed on display when he legged out an infield single and then swiped second base.