Parks, Phipps, McCusker lead ValleyCats to rout of Aigles

PETER R. BARBER/DAILY GAZETTE Valley Cats opening night at Joe Bruno Stadium in Troy Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

PETER R. BARBER/DAILY GAZETTE Valley Cats opening night at Joe Bruno Stadium in Troy Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec — Pavin Parks, Denis Phipps and Carson McCusker hit two home runs each and combined to drive in 13 runs Friday as the Tri-City ValleyCats rolled to a 17-5 Frontier League victory over the Trois-Rivieres Aigles.

The trio also combined for 11 hits and nine runs scored.

Parks went 5 for 6 with three RBIs. He hit solo homers in the first and seventh innings. Parks had an RBI groundout in the second

Phipps was 3 for 4 with six RBIs. He had a solo homer in the first and a two-run shot in the second. Phipps had a sacrifice fly in the third and a two-run single in the fifth.

McCusker was 3 for 5 with four RBIs. McCusker had a solo homer in the fight and a three-run homer in the ninth.

The ValleyCats finished with 18 hits.

The two teams meet again at 6:05 p.m. Saturday.

Tri-City 271 120 103 — 17 18 0

Trois-Rivieres 200 210 000 — 5 11 0

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