Predator Trucking sweep playoffs

It was a clean sweep for Predator Trucking in the Vernon Co-Ed Slo-Pitch League playoffs.

It was a clean sweep for Predator Trucking in the Vernon Co-Ed Slo-Pitch League playoffs.

After a first-game scare, losing up until the sixth inning. Predator Trucking batted through the order in the bottom of the sixth, scoring five runs to take the lead.

The defence only allowed one run in the top of the seventh to start the playoffs winning 12-10 over the Ratz.

Derek Smith went 3-for-4 and Darryl Sharp was 2-for-3 for Predator. Todd Doyle went 3-for-3 with a home run for the Ratz and was a single away from hitting for the cycle.

The second game was between the first- and second-place teams from the regular season.

It was a close game until Predator Trucking scored 11 runs in the third, led by Jesie Harms going 4-for-4 with a dinger, and Kas O’Neill going 2-for-2.

Wes Gebhardt went 4-for-4 with a tater to try and keep the Suicide Squad close in a 19-11 loss.

With two wins, Predator Trucking received a bye to the final where they once again ran in to Suicide Squad.

Harms led the offence once again going 5-for-5 and Kyle Adam pitched a great game and went 4/5 with a homer.

Kas O’Neill sparked the ladies, going 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles.

It only took one game (tournament was a true double knock out) for Predator Trucking to hand Suicide Squad their second loss, 22-13, clinching the playoff title.

“Excellent defence and timely hitting by all players made this a memorable season,” said Derek Smith. “Thanks again to Trevor White of Predator Trucking for sponsoring the team.”