Royals win sixth straight

BRANTFORD – Dalton Pompey and Noah Roberts each went deep in the Guelph Royals’ 16-5 win over Brantford Wednesday night at Arnold Anderson Stadium.

Pompey’s two-run blast opened the scoring in the first inning. He finished with three hits, four RBI and four runs. Roberts capped the scoring with a two-run shot in the top of the ninth.

Ashton Patterson went 2-for-3 with two RBI and two runs atop the lineup. Claudio Custodio and Malik Collymore both had a pair of hits and drove in a run, Jeff MacLeod picked up an RBI, Darius Barlas had two hits and a run, Owen Ellis went 3-for-5 with a run and Brian Sewell drove in two on three hits while also scoring three times.

Brandon Deans (4-2) picked up the win on the mound. He went five innings and allowed two runs on six hits with a walk and 10 strikeouts.

Guelph moved to 28-11 and sits second in the standings, 1.5 games back of the London Majors with three games remaining.

For Brantford (2-36), Roger Keen and Nolan Gallagher both had a pair of hits and an RBI. Andrew Gorecki and Nick Burdett each drove in a run, while Jamiel Orozco had two hits and scored.

Bennett Moore (0-10) suffered the loss, allowing 10 runs on 13 hits over five innings. He walked four and struck out six.