GREAT FALLS — The Lethbridge Elks (18-7) had no trouble on offense Friday, winning big over the Great Falls Chargers, 14-1, at Centene Stadium.
Levi Abbott doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run and sparking a seven-run first inning for the Elks.
Thomas Little, who was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 33rd round of the MLB draft earlier this month, pitched the Elks to victory. He struck out five batters in four innings, allowing only one run. Ryley Chalack threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
Logan Huston took the loss for Great Falls Chargers. He went three innings, allowing 10 runs on 12 hits. The Chargers’ (14-25) only run came in the fourth inning, when Tyler Marr drove in Jake Lowery.
The Elks scattered 16 hits in the game. Kale Moser, Skyler Braun, Noah Wauters, Zach Trempner, Kalem Haney, and Josh Kabayama each racked up multiple hits for Lehtbridge. Braun and Moser each collected three hits.
The teams will wrap up the series with a doubleheader beginning at 1 p.m., on Saturday at Centene.