Lethbridge Junior Bulls defeat B.C. to move on in tournament

File photo (Aug. 1, 2019): The Lethbridge Junior Bulls playing against Team B.C. in an elimination game. Chris Chacon/Global News

The Lethbridge Junior Bulls are still alive at the Junior Little League Canadian Championship.

The boys were at it early Thursday morning, looking for a big win against B.C. and they got it.

Wyatt Byers had three hits and River Hope collected three RBIs in the 5-1 Team Alberta win.

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“We played really well,” said Lethbridge Junior Bulls head coach Zach Goruk. “Our starting pitcher, Kiowa Thunder Chief, pitched a hell of a game — probably one of our best games of the year.

Kiowa Thunder Chief only gave up one run while striking out five batters.

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The Bulls improve to 2-3 and still have a shot at the playoff round.

It could be a “win and you’re in” game when they finish their round robin schedule Friday night.

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