Blue Jays' second baseman Michael Preston tags out Ryan Vandesande of the Red Sox trying to stretch a single into a double in Mosquito baseball play Tuesday night at Lakeview Park.

Blue Jays' second baseman Michael Preston tags out Ryan Vandesande of the Red Sox trying to stretch a single into a double in Mosquito baseball play Tuesday night at Lakeview Park.

Vernon Canadians roll playoff wins

Vernon Cold Stone Creamery Canadians earn Bantam baseball playoff double scoop Saturday at Kamloops' McArthur Island Park.

The Vernon Cold Stone Creamery Canadians scooped up a pair of Bantam baseball playoff tilts Saturday at McArthur Island Park, starting with a 9-7 win over the host Red Sox.

Landon Currie opened the C’s account with a  home run to right field, while Hayden Vardon, Kyle Ciurka and Corey Anderson also scored in the inning.

Trailing 5-4 in the fourth inning, Ethan Huizinga caught an infield fly for a double play. Noah Foufoulas then brought in Ciurka and Tony Campen with a well-placed bunt. Jacob Soucy hit a single to cash in Eric Foufoulas.

In the fifth, Huizinga cranked a double to left field to score Anthony Prince and Isaac Waldemaras to extend the lead.

Currie struck out the side to shut down Kamloops in the seventh inning.

Vernon rallied to outgun the Rutland Wolfpack 15-11 in the second tilt.

After pegging Rutland to a 4-0 lead, the C’s got on the board when Ethan Sawka hit an RBI-single to score Campen in the second inning. Ciurka mowed down three Wolfpack batters in the bottom half of the inning.

Vernon’s bats woke up in the third inning when Currie knocked a triple to centre, then stole home on an overthrow.

Greg Geistlinger hit a solid single to short stop, and then scored off a Vardon double. Anderson singled to bring home Vardon and stole home on an error.

With Rutland leading 7-6 in the fourth inning, Campen equalized after hitting a triple. Riley Preston then singled past shortstop to score Sawka and Soucy. Preston then stole home on a wild pitch to make it 10-7.

Sawka and Vardon delivered RBI in the fifth inning, with Vardon later stealing home on an error.

Campen supplied an RBI single in the sixth, then stole his way home to extend the Canadians’ lead.

In Mosquito play Tuesday night at Lakeview Park, the Blue Jays rallied to ground the Best Western Vernon Lodge Red Sox 8-6.

Down four runs heading into the final inning, the Sox’ Jameson Love, Michael Wende, Ryan Vandesande and Cohl Larsen had huge hits to tie the game 5-5 and force another inning.

The Blue Jays regrouped, exploding for another three runs with big hits from Nolan Stein, Damon Cover and Jace Weir.

The Sox’ Jack Tolpinrod had a great steal to bring his team within two runs to cap a highly entertaining tilt.