Victoria Eagles batter Kyle Murai fouls off a pitch against the Whalley Chiefs at Lambrick Park Saturday during the Eagles’ home opener. The Eagles lost the game 2-0 but swept the Parksville Royals in a double-header on Sunday

Victoria Eagles batter Kyle Murai fouls off a pitch against the Whalley Chiefs at Lambrick Park Saturday during the Eagles’ home opener. The Eagles lost the game 2-0 but swept the Parksville Royals in a double-header on Sunday

Eagles at home, Mariners away for BCPBL Week 2

The Victoria Eagles dropped its B.C. Premier Baseball League home opener last week, 2-0 to the Whalley Chiefs at Lambrick Park.

The Victoria Eagles dropped its B.C. Premier Baseball League home opener last week, 2-0 to the Whalley Chiefs at Lambrick Park.

But the Eagles screamed ahead in the win column on Sunday with a sweep of the Parksville Royals in a double-header 4-1 and 11-1.

Six-foot-nine Eric Hegadoren pitched six complete innings, allowing one run in Game 1, with 15-year-old rookie Ethan Skuija getting his first save in the BCPBL. Riley Edmonds pitched all five innings of the abbreviated second game, which was cut short by mercy rule with the 10 run lead.

This Saturday (April 20) the Eagles host the Nanaimo Pirates, noon and 3 p.m. at Lambrick Park.

The Victoria Mariners defeated the Chiefs 5-2 and 6-4 last weekend and are away against the Okanagan Athletics on