Win from Rams, Wolves lose


It was mixed results for the Newport Rams and Williamstown Wolves in the Baseball Victoria summer league premier firsts competition on Sunday.

The Rams faced Doncaster as they looked to even the ledger after the first six rounds, in their first season back in the top flight after winning the division 2 title last season.

The Rams were able to do enough to get the win 3-1 and sit sixth on the table.

The Wolves, who had won two matches heading into the weekend’s matches, faced a tough task against Berwick..

The Wolves stuck with the higher ranked team throughout the match, but fell short, losing 1-0.

One of the stars for the Wolves in the loss was Brayden Bebee who pitched in his first outing for the Wolves.

He pitched an impressive six innings for 11 strike outs

The Wolves, who are also in their first season back up in the top flight, sit 14th on the ladder with two wins after the first six rounds.

Both sides were in action on Tuesday night, after deadline, as the midweek games commenced. Teams will play two games a week for most of the rest of the year.

Williamstown was due to face Moorabbin and Newport was set to face Sandringham.

In the metro major men’s 1 competition, Footscray had a 0-0 draw with Waverley on Sunday.

Footscray remains on top of the ladder despite the result, with five wins and draw so far.

In the premier firsts women’s competition, Footscray and Newport both suffered losses.

Footscray pushed Essendon all the way, but fell short losing 7-6, while Newport lost to Springvale, 5-1.

After five rounds, Newport sits in third spot with two wins in their first season in the top flight, while Footscray is bottom with just one win.

Newport faces Doncaster this week and Footscray has a bye.