Lincoln scored two runs in the first frames as the Rocklin Yankees pitcher walked the first two batters and both scored on breaking balls which landed in the dirt which went to the back stop.
Rozell who hits in the lead off spot for Lincoln broke the game wide open with a towering drive to center field which hit Colfax's brand new scoreboard.
Lincoln moves on to the next round while the Rocklin Yankees post season run has come to a close. The Yankees did will this years Top of the Rock tournament by defeating Tri-City's A team by a score of 6-0. So at this point in the tournament it looks as if Lincoln's A team may be the team to beat.
SIERRA FOOTHILL / TRI-CITY BThe Sierra Foothill Rockies led the contest with a 2-0 lead in the forth but after a pitching change Tri-City's B team broke the game open with multiple hits as well as a few defensive miss ques by the host team which resulted in SF to trail 7-2. TC's top two hitters delivered back to back long balls which deflated any chance of a come back.
Tri-City's pitching remained strong from the first pitch to the last. #13 for the for TC delivered his team's third homer of the game which landed in the center field trees some 265 feet from the plate to move the score to 10-2. The Rockies miss handled a few balls which gave TC a 12-2 lead in the 6th inning.
Tri-City B will go into Thursday nights contest with one of their top pitcher ready to throw. He did pitch in tonight's game but he stayed under his pitch count as he began his last batter of the game at 34 pitches.
TC's B team will take on Bear River's A team on Thursday night.