Royals topple Baycats

BARRIE – Eight runs in the last two innings turned a tight game into a 14-3 Guelph Royals’ win over Barrie Sunday night.

Malik Collymore went 4-for-5 with four RBI and four runs for Guelph (17-9). Jeff MacLeod went 3-for-6 with a home run and four RBI, J.D. Williams doubled twice, singled and scored three times, Conner Morro scored twice, Ethan Hammond went 3-for-5 with an RBI and three runs, Claudio Custodio had two hits, Noah Roberts and Brando Leroux each drove in a run, Kyle Kush had two hits, an RRI and a run and Brendan Keys had two hits.

Custodio (6-0) struck out nine in seven innings on the mound, giving up a run on six hits.

Ryan Rijo homered and drove in two for the Baycats (16-12). Jake Wilson had three hits and drove in a run.

Juan Benitez (4-4) took the loss, allowing five runs on nine hits over five innings. He walked one and fanned five.