BR keeps streak aliveThe Bear River major Angels traveled to Nevada City's Pioneer Park on Wednesday night where they put their seven game win streak on the line. They dropped the NC Angels 6-3 to push their streak to eight games. BR Angels manager Sean Solomon gave the ball to David Fenton who stood on the hill for three innings of play and gave up two runs in the first to earn the win. Nevada City manager Dennis Houlihan called on Justin Houlihan who pitched well for five innings until he hit his maximum pitch count. BR broke the game open on a two out bases loaded single by Dean Hopper in the top of the fourth to move the score to 5-2. Scott Sandstedt had two doubles and Jordan Elliott hit a one hopper off the left field fence. Mason Giordano and Dylan Sinclair also singled for the BR Angels. Fenton was relieved by Ryan Solomon and Sandstedt closed out the game. Owen Dalbon played a strong game from behind the plate for Bear River.
NC Angels were coming off a 15-5 victory over the Penn Valley White Sox on April 28 and their league website has them listed at 3-3 after falling in tonight's contest.
The BR Angels will host the Penn Valley Giants at 1 p.m. and the Nevada City Angles will host the Penn Valley Padres at Pioneer Park at 4 p.m. both games are on Saturday.
Bear River Dodgers blank Penn Valley White Sox
The Dodgers starting pitcher Josiah Cregar pitched two innings giving up one hit in the 4-0 win. Cregar was relieved by Bradley Dzioba who went three and two thirds allowing three White Sox hits and Harry Zea closed the door for the shutout. Leading Bear River at the plate was Trea Nix who got two hits including a double, Austin Baze and Jaden Gravatt also doubled while Cregar went one for three.
The Dodgers take on the Bear River Giants on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the battle for second place of the Bear River teams. In their first match up the game went 10 innings and went to the Dodgers 3-2.
Bear River Yankees hosted the Sierra Foothill Giants
In minors action the BR Yankees had very little trouble with the visiting Giants. BR manager Dave Rogers called on Colton Jenkins who delivered on the mound in the 12-2 victory. Jenkins pitched three of the games four innings giving up one run while striking out five. Brekyn Vasquez closed out the final inning with two strike outs and gave up one run.
Leading hitters for the Yankees were Justin Powell and Ryan Olsen with doubles and Jenkins, Vasquez Braden Fowler, Michael Carreon, Damien Christen and Blaine Rogers all hit safely for the Yankees.
The BR Yankees will be back in action on Saturday at 3 p.m. when they travel to Applegate Ball park to take on the Yankees of the Sierra Foothill League.