BR Angels vs GV Angels
The Bear River Angels used the long ball in their win over the Grass Valley Angels by a score of 19-4 which adds to their 13 game win streak. BR manager Sean Solomon called on Ryan Solomon to start on the hill, who picked up the win throwing two and a third innings with six strike outs and giving up no runs.
Jake Leonard got the first hit of game top of the first, Solomon walked and proceeded to get picked off at first before Scotty Sandstadt hit a fast ball off the scoreboard in right field which moved the score to 2-0.
The Angels went back to work at the plate in the third with Dylan Sinclair, Porter Elliott and Leonard walking to load the bases to start the innings action. Solomon singled which scored two. Sandstadt also picked up an RBI single and David Fenton drove a ball over the center field fence. The two RBI home run moved the score to 7~0. Owen Dalbon singled and stole second base but was left stranded.
Leonard was called to pitch with one out in the bottom of the third where he was able to get two GV batters to hit ground ball which got the BR Angels out of the inning.
Ryan Bradford led off the fourth for Bear River with a double to the gap in right center but the Angels failed to score him.
Leonard delivered a strike out, strike out and fly out in the back half of the inning.
Porter Elliott led off with a double in the top of the fifth, Leonard made it aboard on an error by the GV Angel short stop. Solomon hit a two RBI double that made the mery rule look inevidable at 10~0. Sandstadt kept the rally alive with a two RBI home run, his second of the game. Which resulted in a 12-0 lead. Dalbon singled. Hopper doubled off the left center field fence but the rally stalled.
In the bottom of the fifth Leonard strikes out the first batter, but gives up a double followed by a BR fielding error and a double which scored a Grass Valley Angel run. With the score 12-1 with one out in bottom of the fifth, Bear River manager Sean Solomon goes to Jordan Elliott to pitch. GV put a rally of their own together with a single, followed by a double which scores two. The next batter hit a ground ball to short stop and the runners were safe. Jordan Elliott got the next batter to ground out, getting out of the inning.
Bradford walked to start the sixth as did Sinclair and Anthony Crawford walk load bases. The Angels scored a total of seven runs in the inning
good for a 19~3 lead.
Sandstadt came in relief to close the game out. He did give up one run on a lead off walk, strikeout, fielding error and the run came across home on a dropped third strike strike out and he stuck the final batter of the game out in the 19-4 win.
The Bear River Angels travel to the Applegate Ball field on Saturday to take on the SF Orioles at 3 p.m.
BR Giants at PV White SoxThe Giants came into Wednesday night's game against the Penn Valley Whites Sox on a three game win streak, their longest of the season. BR moved it to four consecutive strong pitching proformance by Clay Corippo and Justin Kilgore in the 1-0 win on the road at Western Gateway Park in Penn Valley. The game was 0-0 through 5. In the top of the sixth, Tyler Rodriguez bunted safely, he advanced to third on a White Sox error and scored on a wild pitch for the only run of the game.
The Giants stay on the road and travel to Condon Park to do battle with the Grass Valley Angeles at 7 p.m. on Saturday.
BR Royals vs BR Blue JaysThe Bear River Royals dropped the Bear River Blue Jays by a score of 14-4 in a complete game. Pitching for the Jays were Mathew Sandstadt, Sean Cullers, Connor and Aiden Black in the loss.
The Blue Jays play the SF Yankees and the Royals take on the SF Athletics both games are on Saturday.
BR Cards vs SF BrewersThe Bear River Cardinals hosted the Sierra Foothill Brewers also on Wednesday afternoon in what was a rematch game that went the same as the first contest. BR won with a final score of 11-10. The Cardinals called on first time pitcher Max Osorio to the hill, who gave up three runs with a strike out. Zachary Hurst came in relief and gave up four runs. and Adam Malic struck out three in the saving effort although the Brewers did give the home team a scare as they pulled within one in the fourth and final inning.
Leading the way at the plate for Cards manager Ralph Hurst were Caleb Hurst, Luke Barrieu, Osorio and Brennan Schad in the win.
Cards catcher, Sydny "Back Stop" Bishop put in a solid defensive effort.
On Saturday BR travels to Sierra Foothill for a contest with the SF Giants.