Calvin Bjorgum did all he could to give the Billings Blue Jays a boost, but it wasn't enough to get past Richland County, as the Billings Blue Jays lost 6-3 in seven innings at Pirtz on Tuesday.
Calvin did his best to jumpstart the offense for the Billings Blue Jays, reaching base two times. He also drove in one runner. He tripled in the seventh inning.
Coffman got the win for Richland County. He allowed three runs over seven innings. He struck out four, walked two and surrendered five hits.
Cameron Maciel ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. He lasted just four innings, walked two, struck out four, and allowed four runs.
The top of the first saw Richland County take an early lead, 1-0. Mueller doubled to ignite Richland County's offense. A single by Coffman then moved Mueller from second to third.
Richland County stayed on top until the final out after taking the lead in the fifth, scoring three runs on an error and a two-run single by Halvorson.
A one-run sixth inning helped bring the Billings Blue Jays within two. An RBI single by Chris Bushard fueled the Billings Blue Jays' comeback. But, Coffman got Patrick Zimmer to ground out to end the inning.
Richland County built upon its lead with two runs in the seventh. McClumont kicked things off with a double, scoring Anderson. That was followed up by Steinbieser's single, bringing home Norby.
One run in the bottom of the seventh helped the Billings Blue Jays close their deficit to 6-3. An RBI triple by Calvin set off the Billings Blue Jays rally. The game went final when Brock McDonald struck out.
Mitch King collected three hits, sparking the Livingston Braves to a 6-2 victory over Deerlodge Wranglers on Tuesday at Deerlodge.
He singled in the first, fifth, and seventh innings.
Deerlodge Wranglers' lineup had no answer for Sterling Lay. Deerlodge Wranglers managed just one hit off of Lay, who allowed no earned runs, walked three and struck out seven during his five innings of work.
Dakota Crowe was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just seven innings, walked none, struck out nine, and allowed one run.
Livingston Braves closer Buck Spallone put away the final six outs to record the save.
The Livingston Braves stayed on top until the final out after taking the lead in the first, scoring two runs on a two-run double by John Becker.
The Livingston Braves added three more runs in the top of the second. Caleb Beal kicked things off with a single, scoring Sheldon Smith.
Deerlodge Wranglers scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to cut its deficit to four. An error and an error sparked Deerlodge Wranglers' rally. Mitch ended the inning by getting Kenny Stryker to.