TRACK AND FIELD
TRACK AND FIELD
NWMT 'A' LINKS
WED., 6-25 LEGION 'A' BBALL RESULTS
June 26, 2014Northwest Montana A Conference
GREAT FALLS ELECTRICS 6 FT MACLEOD 5
FT MACLEOD 8 GREAT FALLS ELECTRICS 1
GLASGOW 7 LEWISTOWN 0
GLASGOW 4 LEWISTOWN 0
DILLON 13 DEER LODGE 0
DEER LODGE 5 DILLON 4
Perez, Henrie pitch Rangers to sweep
• By The Missoulian
EUREKA– Austin Perez and Dawson Henrie each threw complete games to leadKootenaiValleyto a doubleheader sweep of Libby in Class A Legion baseball Wednesday.
In the first game Perez scattered four hits but gave up five walks inKootenaiValley’s 11-6 victory. Five runs were earned. Perez struck out eight.
Still the Rangers had command after scoring five runs in the third inning and four in the fourth.
CJ Henrie, Perez, Garrett McNeil and Gallen Sullivan all drove in two runs forKootenaiValley. McNeil hit a two-run double to put the Rangres up 9-3 in the fourth.
Oliver Grupenhoff hit a two-run double in the seventh as Libby closed the gap to 11-6.
In the second game Henrie scattered four hits and struck out five Loggers for the victory.
Austin Perez hit a two-run single to cap a 3-run first for the Rangers, who went up 5-0 in the second on Nick Rackley’s RBI single. Rackley had three hits.
Cameron Burkes and Will Reichel had two hits each for Libby.
Libby 002 100 3 – 6 4 2
Kootenai V. 005 402 x – 11 7 2
Dylon Lane, Luke Haggerty (4), Erik Lauer (5) and Oliver Grupenhoff. Austin Perez and Garret McNeil. WP–Perez. LP–Lane.
Libby 000 021 0 – 3 4 3
Kootenai V. 320 010 x – 6 9 1
Will Reichel, Ryan Huffman (1) and Grupenhoff.DawsonHenrie and Gallen Sullivan. WP–Henrie. LP–Reichel.
Deer Lodge, Dillon split
At Dillon, Deer Lodge got the key hit from Kenny Stryker in the first game, then got no-hit in the second of a Class A Legion doubleheader.
Stryker’s two-run double capped a 3-run fifth inning for Deer Lodge, which then held on for the 5-4 victory.
Then Caleb Peets held the Wrangers without a hit in the second game in a 13-0 victory.
Jessee Vasquez had two hits and scored twice for Deer Lodge, which was out-hit 12-9 in the first game. Kaehl Lowery backed his own complete game with three hits and an RBI.
In the second game Peets allowed just three walks and fanned 10, and drove in four runs at the plate. Derek Walker walked to lead off the game for Deer Lodge and got to third via two passed balls; no other Wranger got as far as second.
MJ Simkins doubled and added three RBIs for the Cubs.
Deer Lodge 200 030 0 – 5 9 1
Dillon 002 011 1 – 4 12 0
Kaehl Lowery and Dakota Crowe. MJ Simkins, Logan Wilson (5) and Mark Waldrup. WP–Lowery. LP–Simkins.
Deer Lodge 000 00 – 0 0 5
Dillon 163 3x – 13 9 0
Jessee Vasquez and Dakota Crowe. Caleb Peets and RJ Fitzgerald. WP–Peets. LP–Vasquez.
The Livingston Braves can't capture shootout, lose 19-15 to Bozeman Spikes
Sixteen hits weren't enough for the Livingston Braves as it lost a shootout, 19-15 in seven innings, to Bozeman Spikes on Wednesday.
John Becker led the Livingston Braves' offensive threat, as he got on base five times in the game. He scored three runs and had two RBIs. He singled in the third inning.
Bozeman Spikes went up for good in the first, scoring six runs on a two-run error, a groundout by Alex Ekstrom, and two singles.
Bozeman Spikes piled on seven more runs in the top of the third. A error scored Colter Flannagan and Christian Drab to start the scoring in the inning. That was followed up by Alex's double, scoring Cody Blood, Austin Shureb and Justin Sheedy.
Five runs in the bottom of the third helped the Livingston Braves close their deficit to 12-5. An error, a two-run single by John, an RBI single by Brock Peterson, and an RBI single by Kalvin Kunda gave the Livingston Braves life. Alex ended the inning by getting Sterling Lay to fly out.
Five runs in the bottom of the fourth helped the Livingston Braves close their deficit to 12-10. An RBI double by Mitch King, a wild pitch, a two-run triple by Sheldon Smith, and a steal of home by Sheldon triggered the Livingston Braves' comeback. But, Cody got Mitch to strike out to end the inning.
Bozeman Spikes tacked on another four runs in the fifth. Austin Shureb kicked things off with a single, bringing home Austin Frandsen. That was followed up by Cody's double, scoring Mitch Ullman and Austin Shureb.
Bozeman Spikes added two more runs in the top of the sixth. A scored Austin Frandsen for the inning's first run.
After pushing across five runs in the bottom of the seventh, the Livingston Braves faced just a 18-15 deficit. A wild pitch, a wild pitch, an RBI single by Caleb Beal, and a two-run double by Sterling fueled the Livingston Braves' comeback. The game went final when Buck Spallone.
The Livingston Braves top Bozeman Spikes in back-and-forth affair, 6-5
The Livingston Braves and Bozeman Spikes traded the lead six times on Wednesday, but the Livingston Braves ended up on top with a 6-5 win in seven innings over Bozeman Spikes.
The Livingston Braves took the lead in the fifth inning and held on for the victory. The Livingston Braves went up for good on a two-run home run by Sterling Lay off Austin Frandsen, bringing home Kalvin Kunda.
Sterling racked up three RBIs on three hits for the Livingston Braves.
Sterling got the win for the Livingston Braves. He allowed one run over three innings. Sterling struck out one, walked one and gave up three hits.
Alex Ekstrom couldn't get it done on the bump for Bozeman Spikes, taking a loss. He lasted just one inning, walked none, struck out none, and allowed no runs.
Livingston Braves closer Buck Spallone put away the final six outs to record the save.
The Livingston Braves jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first. Sterling singled to ignite the Livingston Braves' offense. A stolen base then moved Sterling from first to second.
It didn't take long for the Livingston Braves to answer as they scored two runs of their own in the third. The Livingston Braves scored on an RBI single by Sterling and a steal of home by Sterling.