The Yarmouth Gateways had their record fall to 3-11 with four losses over the July 7-8 weekend.
The Gateways, who were scheduled to play host to Pictou County July 15 (after this edition of the Vanguard was finished), were nine games out of first place in the 2012 Nova Scotia Intermediate Baseball League standings after losing twice to the Tri-County Juniors on July 7 and twice to league-leading Hantsport July 8.
The Gateways fell by scores of 3-1 and 7-3 against the Tri-County team in Yarmouth.
The next day they lost 17-7 and 6-2 on the road against Hantsport.
The league standings after the July 7-8 weekend:
Hantsport, 13 wins, three losses
Pictou County, 12-4
Noel Road, 11-5
Tri County Jrs., 7-4
Halifax Jrs., 5-4
Dartmouth Jrs., 4-5
Upcoming home dates for the Gateways include July 22 against Hantsport and July 29 against Noel Road