Droder delivers diamond gem

Tyler Droder was nearly untouchable for the Vernon Canadians.

Morning Star Staff

Tyler Droder was nearly untouchable.

The 6-foot-2 lefthander struck out 14 of 26 batters he faced in going the distance to lead the Vernon Canadians to a 16-1 Midget AA Baseball League romp over the hometown Kelowna Cubs Wednesday night.

Droder also helped his own cause offenisvely, going 2-for-4 at the plate, driving in a run and scoring twice.

The C’s were led offensively by Kris Boring, who was 4-for-4 with two runs scored and three RBI.

Eric Embleton went 2-for-4, scored three runs and made a great catch in deep centre field.

Brandon Harder added a three-run opposite field home run while Kalvin Blaeser scored twice and was solid at third base, throwing out three batters.

Caleb Versteeg scored twice and drove in two runs while Jaxson Cummings, Tyson Reschke, Zach Boring and Elliott Landy all got in on the Vernon scoring.