TRACK AND FIELD
TRACK AND FIELD
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WED., 05-07 LEGION 'A' BBALL RESULTS
May 7, 2014Northwest Montana A Conference
MSLA MAVS 'AA' 17 BITTERROOT BUCS 6
Hot bats not enough, Helena Reps succumbs to Chinook High School (Lethbridge), 9-8
Helena Reps fell 9-8 to Chinook High School in seven innings on Wednesday at Kindrick Legion Field - Helena despite racking up nine hits and eight runs.
Helena Reps was led by Payton Pappas's hitting. Payton Pappas went 3-4, drove in one and scored two runs. He tripled in the third inning and singled in the first and seventh innings.
Even though Kade Hurt allowed five runs over six innings he still recorded the victory. Kade struck out seven, walked two and gave up seven hits.
Tanner McMahon was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just four innings, walked one, struck out two, and allowed three runs.
The top of the first saw Chinook High School take an early lead, 2-0. Kade started the rally for Chinook High School with a single. An error then moved Kade from first to second. Chinook High School pushed more runs across when Bourassa scored when Jay Kotkas was hit by a pitch.
Helena Reps quickly matched Chinook High School 's strong inning with a two-run inning of its own in the first. Helena Reps scored on an RBI single by Keinan Stief and a sacrifice fly by Jackson Thennis.
Chinook High School matched its one-run second inning with one more in the third. In the second, Chinook High School scored on a walk by Chase, scoring Tylor Kupillas.
Helena Reps answered Chinook High School 's top inning with two runs of its own in the third. Helena Reps scored on an RBI triple by Payton Pappas and an RBI single by Jackson Thennis.
The game was never in doubt after the sixth, as Chinook High School scored two runs on a two-run single by Jordan.
Three runs in the bottom of the seventh helped Helena Reps close its deficit to 9-8. A groundout by Jackson Thennis and a two-run double by Jackson Maynard sparked Helena Reps' rally. Chinook High School 's Brayden Fenz induced a Ryan Dorvall to close things out.