On 5 O’Clock somewhere Saturday, the Okotoks Dawgs concluded their two-game season opening sweep vs Brooks with a dominating 18-4 victory in front of a second consecutive sold out crowd. Newcomer, Julian Tymochko started the game on the mound and dominated early, racking up 5 strikeouts over 4 innings operating as a key contributor in the team’s win. Relief Pitcher Ryan Penner earned his first win of the season. Dawgs pitchers combined for 11 strikeouts in the ballgame.
The Dawgs offense was powered by shortstop Branden Luther who went 4 for 5 with 3 RBI and first baseman McCoy Pearce who launched the first homerun of the 2022 season for the Dawgs and finished 2 for 5 and 3 RBI. Other key contributors were Aidan Rose chipping in four hits in six at-bats and Alejandro Cazorla going 2 for 4 with 2 RBI.
Tune in for Family Funday Sunday tomorrow as the Dawgs host the Sylvan Lake Gulls at Seaman Stadium for the final game of the opening weekend as the Dawgs look to start 3-0 in front of the hometown faithful. Be sure to pick up tickets for upcoming games as they are selling fast by purchasing at www.dawgsbaseball.ca/tickets or by calling the Dawgs ticket office at 403-262-DAWG(3294).