VICTORIA, British Columbia - The Wenatchee AppleSox lost to the Victoria HarbourCats 6-5 on Sunday at Royal Athletic Park.
The defeat knocked Wenatchee (22-17), which lost to Victoria 3-2 on Saturday, into a first-place tie with Walla Walla atop the West Coast League’s North Division.
The HarbourCats scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning and never trailed.
AppleSox starting pitcher Davis Engel went six innings and gave up 10 hits, six runs and one walk while striking out four.
Down 6-0, Wenatchee tallied three runs in the fifth inning and two more in the eighth, but couldn’t add an equalizer.
North Division all-star Brett Stephens led the AppleSox with three hits, inlcuding a double. Connor Spencer and Andre Real hit home runs for Wenatchee.