Miners top Oilers in extra innings

Miners top Oilers in extra innings

The Mat-Su Miners topped the Peninsula Oilers 4-3 in 11 innings Thursday in Alaska Baseball League play at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai.

In the winning rally in the 11th, Collin Montez doubled for the Miners with one away. Robbie Brue then singled to put Montez on third. Ricky Martinez then singled to give the Miners the lead.

Bryan Woo pitched the first four innings for the Oilers, giving up two runs — one earned — on three hits. Kyle Muller pitched the next four, giving up a run on three hits.

Heath Olive went 1 1-3, giving up just a hit, while Steven Ordorica pitched the last 1 2-3 and gave up the winning run.

The Oilers fell behind 2-0 after three innings, but tied it in the bottom of the fifth. Mat-Su scored in the sixth and the Oilers scored in the seventh to send the game to extra innings.

For the Oilers, Bobby Goodloe was 2 for 4, while Connor McCord, Calvin Farris, Skyler Messinger, Victor Carlino and Travis Bohall added hits.

The Oilers host the Miners at 5 p.m. today and in a 5 p.m. doubleheader Saturday.

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