The Moose Jaw Major AAA All-Stars took care of business in dramatic fashion taking down Quebec 8-7 on Wednesday afternoon in their final round-robin play at the Canadian Regionals.
With the bases loaded in the bottom of the sixth inning, a wild pitch would allow Luke Turner to cross the plate for the walk-off win - their second of the tournament.
Moose Jaw would be in an early hole after Quebec would put up four runs in the first inning to take an early 4-0 lead. The All-Stars would add one in the bottom of the first inning off the bat of Luke Pratte hitting a solo home run to cut the lead to 4-1.
The offence started to come alive for Moose Jaw in the second inning. With the bases loaded Pratt would come in clutch once again with a single, scoring Jackson Boyle and Kaiden Gadd, cutting the lead to 4-3 with still two men on.
Cohen Symak would ground out to first, which would allow Turner to score tying the game at 4-4. Next up, Neal Kohl crushes a double that would score Pratte and give Moose Jaw the 5-4 lead.
The seesaw battle would continue in the third inning and Quebec would take the lead. With one on, Quebec would get themselves a triple to make it 5-5. Two batters later a single would bring home the run from third and make it 6-5.
Like they have all tournament Moose Jaw would be resilient and claw their way back in their half of the third inning. After two straight singles to start their bottom half, Trey Stanhope would ground out to third, scoring Dillon Flanagan from third base, and again the game is tied at 6-6.
After a scoreless fourth inning, Quebec would retake the lead in the fifth, after a ground out would score a run making it 7-6.
Dillion Flanagan would cross the plate after a pass ball tying the game once again at 7-7 heading into the sixth and final inning.
A scoreless top half, would set up the finale for Moose Jaw. They would load the bases with two outs and a wild pitch would seal the deal for Turner to cross the plate and the win 8-7.
Pratte had himself a game at the plate going two-for-four with three RBIs and a solo home run.
Moose Jaw cycled through their pitchers using four in the game, which was by design by Coach Troy Turner to allow them to return for the semi-finals.
The win improves them to 5-1 in the tournament and earns them the #2 seed heading into the semi-finals against Calgary West - a team they beat 10-6 back on Saturday. They hit the field on Thursday at:00 12:00 p.m.