The Ridge Meadows Royals rode their second perfect weekend of the young baseball season to first place in the B.C. midget AAA league, sweeping double-headers against Kamloops and Cloverdale.
They are now 11-2 overall.
On Saturday in Kamloops, Seth Injates took the mound in the first game and threw four solid innings to pick up a 5-1 win. Relief pitcher Miguel Norquist earned a save. Nick Peters paced the offence, going three-for-four with a double, RBI, and a run.
Game 2 saw an offensive explosion, as the Royals pounded out 13 runs on 13 hits while drawing nine walks en route to a 13-2 win.
Trevor Reed pitched a complete game for the Royals in the victory.
On Sunday, the Royals returned home to play a double-header against the Cloverdale Spurs.
Chris Bailey took the ball for the Royals in the first game, and was dominant in allowing only five hits on the way to a complete game 1-0 shutout. He struck out a season-high 12 batters.
In the final game of the weekend, Kyron Smith went four-for-four with a double, a walk, and two RBI, including driving in the game-winning run on a walk-off hit in the bottom of the seventh, to give the Royals a 9-8 victory and a perfect weekend.