Jackfish sweeps home-and-home with Royals

WELLAND – Welland swept its weekend home-and-home with Guelph, beating the Royals 7-3 Sunday afternoon at home.

Greyson Barrett drove in three on two hits for the Jackfish (11-3), which has won eight straight. Brandon Hupe doubled and drove in two and added a steal, Tyler Dupuis and Ethan Hunt had an RBI apiece, and Robert Mullen singled twice and scored twice.

Ben Abram (4-0) struck out 10 over seven innings to pick up the win. He allowed three runs (two earned) on six hits and two walks.

For Guelph (6-4), J.D. Williams doubled twice and drove in two runs. Ryosuke Ohashi had a pair of hits, an RBI and his second stolen base.

Royals’ starter Hector Yan (2-1) pitched into the sixth inning, allowing four runs on six hits. He walked five and struck out four.