BRANTFORD – There are still two unbeaten teams in the Intercounty Baseball League.
Kitchener's 9-6 win over the Brantford Red Sox Saturday afternoon meant the Panthers improved to 4-0 and joined London as the only teams to win all of their games.
After the Panthers and Red Sox traded runs early, Kitchener scored five in the sixth inning.
Tanner Nivins and David Whiteside each had a pair of hits for Kitchener, which will try to make it five straight victories May 28 at home against Burlington at 7:30 p.m.
Victor Vazquez picked up the win in an inning of relief. He allowed three runs.
Kitchener starter Ryan Holda allowed three runs (two earned) over 5.1 innings, while striking out five.
All nine Red Sox batters collected a hit in the loss, as Brantford slipped to 2-2.
The Red Sox will try to move above .500 at home against London May 27 at 8 p.m.
Denno Koziol added two RBI. Brantford reliever Casey Howard gave up two runs and walked three in 1.2 innings to take the loss.
Starter Christian Garcia went 3.1 innings and allowed two runs while striking out two and walking two.
The Panthers will play their home opener Thursday night at Jack Couch Park in Kitchener, at 7:30 p.m. against Burlington.
-IBL Media Relations