Baseball’s version of the Battle of the Bridge takes to the diamond tonight at Mt. Boucherie field.
At 6 p.m., the West Kelowna D’Backs will take on the Kelowna Cubs in B.C. Midget AAA Baseball League action.
The D’Backs (16-9) are currently sixth in the 15-team circuit, while the first-year Cubs (7-15-1) sit in 12th spot.
The D’Backs are coming off a split of two games last weekend with third-place Kamloops.
In the opener Saturday, the D’Backs won 8-5 as Jacob Holland , Carter Martens and Ty Loeppky each scored two runs. Starter Nathan Hettinga and relievers Carter Martens and Jamie Pavia shared the pitching duties.
In Game 2, Kamloops pounded out a 17-7 win as West Kelowna pitchers walked 12 batters. Michael Gini and Chase Gaudette had two RBIs each.
Meanwhile, the Cubs managed a win in four tries last weekend on the Lower Mainland.
Kelowna opened on the right foot with a 5-1 win over the Vancouver Community Mounties. Naz Prowse tossed a six hitter over seven innings with no earned runs for the win. Gavin Barrett had a pair of RBIs.
In the second game, the Mounties rebounded for a 9-3 win. Dante Dennis had two hits and an RBI in the loss.
On Sunday, the Richmond Chuckers took two from the Cubs, 9-3 and 10-7.
In the finale, Noah Ringness had two hits and scored twice, while Brandon Ludwig had a pair of runs batted in.