Highlights — B. Coffman of Sidney was 1 for 2, with a triple and an RBI. He scored four times P. Dean of Sidney notched 5 RBIs, going 4 of 5 from the plate. Dean also scored four runs. K. Halvorson of Sidney was 4 for 5 and hit two doubles. T. Ferrel of Williston had two RBIs and batted 3 for 4. Ferrel slapped two doubles as did teammate B. Engen.
Sidney 11, Williston (N.D.) 1
Highlights — P. Anderson of Sidney hit a home run and had four RBIs. H. Severson and B. Norby of Sidney each hit a double. B. Engen of Williston had an RBI. Sidney pitcher P. Dean went the full six innings, allowing only five hits and one earned run.
The Class A Missoula Mavericks handled Anaconda for a doubleheader sweep in American Legion baseball action Friday at Lindborg-Cregg Field, winning 12-4 and 15-7.
The Mavs really slugged the ball in the first game, swatting three triples and a home run. Hunter Paulson, Koty Rehban and Nick Yovetich all had RBI triples and Ben Tabaracci led off the fourth inning with a solo homer.
The Missoula boys combined for 13 hits with five players collecting two apiece.
Missoula gave its pitcher more than enough offense in the first three innings alone when it scored seven runs. Ryan McHugh threw the first five innings and struck out four while allowing just two earned runs.
Anaconda’s Cody Forkan and Sean Gallagher had three runs each in the loss.
The Mavs turned a close one into a blowout in Game 2 with seven runs in the fifth and five more in the sixth. McHugh finished 3 for 4 with four RBIs, including a two-run double in the fifth that was followed by an Austin Kominek two-run single.
David Flores was 2 for 3 with three RBIs to lead Anaconda.
Anaconda 200 011 0 – 4 11 6
Missoula 304 122 x – 12 13 2
Colton Powers, Cody Canfield and Dave Flores. Ryan McHugh, Aidan Collins and Kellen Round. W – McHugh. L – Powers.
Anaconda 140 002 0 – 7 5 6
Missoula 300 075 x – 15 12 3
Tyler Orzman and David Flores. Davis Walker, Austin Kominek (3), Kaaden Wilson (6) and Mitchell Roberts.
The Glacier Twins A seize victory thanks to late double, drop North Star 8-3
The Glacier Twins A and North Star passed the lead back and forth five times on Friday at Havre, but in the end the Glacier Twins A pulled out an 8-3 win in seven innings over North Star.
The Glacier Twins A pulled out the win thanks to a strong seventh inning. The Glacier Twins A went up for good on an RBI double by Tristin Steinwand off Miller, bringing home Colton Gove.
Colten Parker led the Glacier Twins A's offensive threat, as he got on base three times in the game. He scored two runs and had one RBI. He singled in the fourth and sixth innings.
AJ Wetsch looked sharp on the hill. Wetsch gave up just two hits, allowed two earned runs, walked one and struck out two during his seven innings of work.
Miller was charged with the loss. He allowed six runs in 6 1/3 innings, walked one and struck out three.
The Glacier Twins A jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first. The Glacier Twins A's threat began with a single by Tristin. A stolen base then moved Tristin from first to second. Vincent Smith singled, scoring Tristin.
North Star quickly matched the Glacier Twins A's strong inning with a two-run inning of its own in the first. North Star scored on an error and a groundout by Pearce.
John got the win in relief for the Laurel Dodgers. John pitched 1 1/3 innings and allowed two runs.
The Laurel Dodgers were sparked by Bryson and Dawson Cortese, who teamed up for four hits and four RBIs.
Shawn Kasemodel ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. He allowed seven runs in five innings, walked seven and struck out one.
The Laurel Dodgers jumped out to an early 4-0 lead in the top of the first. Kameron Fisher got things going for the Laurel Dodgers with a single. Then moved Kameron from first to second. The Laurel Dodgers pushed more runs across when Anderson scored on a sacrifice fly by Dawson and Stamper and Kukes scored on a two-run single by Bryson.
The Billings Cardinals put up two runs in each of the third, fifth and sixth. In the third, the Billings Cardinals scored on an RBI double by Cole Kramer, bringing home Brett Bjelland.
The Billings Cardinals scored on an RBI single by Brayden Huppert and a passed ball.
Despite hit advantage, the Laurel Dodgers drop 6-2 game to the Billings Cardinals
The Laurel Dodgers lost 6-2 in seven innings at Billings Pirtz Field on Friday, despite outhitting the Billings Cardinals seven to three.
Cody Knote got the win for the Billings Cardinals. He allowed two runs over seven innings. He struck out seven, walked three and surrendered seven hits.
Jake Worden was the game's losing pitcher. He allowed six runs in six innings, walked five and struck out seven.
The Billings Cardinals never trailed after scoring two runs in the first on a two-run double by Brett Bjelland.
The Laurel Dodgers scored one run in the top of the second to cut their deficit to one. A fielder's choice triggered the Laurel Dodgers' comeback. The Laurel Dodgers threat came to an end when Cody finally got Kameron Fisher to ground out.
The Billings Cardinals quickly matched the Laurel Dodgers' strong inning with a one-run inning of their own in the second. The Billings Cardinals scored on a groundout by Brayden Huppert.
The Billings Cardinals piled on two more runs in the bottom of the fifth. A sacrifice fly scored Riley Bruns for the inning's first run. That was followed up by Brett's single, bringing home Alex Chavis.
Livingston braves shut the door early on Bozeman Spikes, capturing an 11-0 victory on Friday.
Five runs in the first three innings allowed Livingston braves to put the game away early.
A wild pitch in the first inning and an RBI single by Sterling Lay and a two-run triple by Buck Spalloneduring the second inning fueled Livingston braves' offense early.
Buck racked up three RBIs on two hits for Livingston braves.
Livingston braves' Mitch King kept Bozeman Spikes off the scoreboard for all six innings he was on the hill. He pitched a shutout, allowing no opposing players to cross the plate on four hits while ringing up five.
Thomas Morris was charged with the loss. He allowed six runs in 3 1/3 innings, walked two and struck out seven.
Livingston braves tacked on another two runs in the fourth. Kalvin Kunda singled, scoring Brock Peterson to start the inning. That was followed up by Buck's double, plating Kalvin.
Livingston braves piled on four more runs in the top of the sixth. Kalvin started the inning with a single, scoring Brock. That was followed up by Mitch's single, bringing home Hunter Goehring and Kalvin.
Livingston braves continued to pile up the runs on Friday, scoring three runs in the seventh inning, on the way to a 16-7 landslide win over Bozeman Spikes at Bozeman.
Livingston braves scored seven runs in the third on Livingston braves scored in the third on a two-run single by Kalvin Kunda, a three-run home run by Buck Spallone, an error, and a wild pitch.
Buck racked up five RBIs on two hits for Livingston braves.
Sterling Lay got the win for Livingston braves despite allowing six runs over 4 2/3 innings. Sterling struck out three, walked three and gave up seven hits.
Austin Shureb couldn't get it done on the bump for Bozeman Spikes, taking a loss. He allowed 13 runs in 4 1/3 innings, walked three and struck out five.
Livingston braves increased its lead with two runs in the fourth. The inning got off to a hot start when Buck doubled, plating Sterling. That was followed up by Sheldon Smith's single, bringing home Buck.
Livingston braves added four more runs in the top of the fifth. The inning looked promising, as Kalvin singled, plating Brock Peterson to kick things off.
Livingston braves built upon its lead with three runs in the seventh. Mitch King started the inning with a double, scoring Buck.
Henry Bowers ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. He allowed 11 runs in 5 2/3 innings, walked three and struck out three.
Deer Lodge Wranglers never trailed after scoring four runs in the first on an error, a groundout by Kenny Stryker, and two singles.
Deer Lodge Wranglers matched its one-run third inning with one more in the fourth. In the third, Deer Lodge Wranglers scored on an error, scoring Dakota.
After pushing across one run in the bottom of the third, Helena Reps faced just a 5-1 deficit. A fielder's choice sparked Helena Reps' rally. Finally, Kaehl induced an inning-ending ground out from Carter Pappas.
Two runs in the bottom of the fourth helped Helena Reps close its deficit to 6-3. An error and an RBI single by Ryan Dorvall triggered Helena Reps' comeback. The Helena Reps threat came to an end when Kaehl finally got Ryan Arntson to.
One run in the bottom of the fifth helped Helena Reps close its deficit to 6-4. An RBI single by Tyler Simonson gave Helena Reps life. Finally, Kaehl got Eamon Byrne to fly out to end the threat.
Deer Lodge Wranglers increased its lead with five runs in the sixth. A scored Karson Wheat to get Deer Lodge Wranglers on the board in the inning.
Two runs in the bottom of the sixth helped Helena Reps close its deficit to 11-6. A two-run triple by Payton fueled Helena Reps' comeback. Kaehl ended the inning by getting Carter Pappas to fly out.
Jacob Hatzenbuehler took the loss for Helena Reps. He allowed seven runs in 3 1/3 innings, walked two and struck out three.
In the top of the first, Deer Lodge Wranglers grabbed the early lead, 1-0. The Deer Lodge Wranglers attack began with a single from Dakota.
After a quick strike from Deer Lodge Wranglers, Helena Reps responded with two runs in the first. Helena Reps scored on a two-run error.
The game's last lead went to Deer Lodge Wranglers thanks to a third inning rally that saw three runs cross the plate on an error and a two-run single by Kaehl Lowery.
Deer Lodge Wranglers increased its lead with two runs in the fourth. Dakota singled, bringing home Derek to start the inning.
Two runs in the bottom of the sixth helped Helena Reps close its deficit to 8-4. A groundout by Jackson Maynard and an RBI single by Ryan Dorvall sparked Helena Reps' rally. Finally, Jessee induced an inning-ending fly out from Payton Pappas.