Wednesday, May 30, 2012



BR Angels at PV Padres

 The Bear River Angels hit the road to Western Gateway park in Penn Valley on Wednesday after being idol for 10 days. The rust came off early as they jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the top of the first and held on for a 14-5 final while taking on the Penn Valley Padres.

Pitching for BR manager Sean Solomon was David Fenton who went three innings for the win. Also being called for pitching duty were Scotty Sandstadt and Dean Hopper.

 RBI leaders  for the Angels were Sandstadt with five, Ryan Solomon with two and  Jake Leonard, Owen Dalbon and Porter Elliott each delivered one in the win.

Solomon scored the games first run on an RBI single by Sandstadt. The Angels scored five more runs in the third on singles by Porter Elliott, Jordan Elliott, Leonard walked to load to bases and Solomon, Hopper and Mason Giordano all singled.

Bear River scored five additional in the top of the fourth with singles by Dylan Sinclair, Porter Elliott, a double by Jordan Elliott and another double by Leonard, Solomon drew a walk followed by a single by Sandstadt and a double by Fenton.

In the top of the sixth Leonard hit a single and scored on wild pitch for a 13-5 lead and the final run came on a bases loaded walk to Hopper for the 14-5 final.

Hopper struck out three of the remaining four batters to close the game.

BR Giants at SF Giants

The BR Giants fell 4-3 to the Sierra Foothill Giants on Wednesday. SF scored first in the bottom of the second inning on a triple and a single off Bear River's starting pitcher Justin Kilgore, but the visiting team answered back with three of their own to take the lead in the top of the third. Bear River scored on a triple by Logan Jenkins. The BR Giants relief pitcher Clay Corippo gave up three runs in the bottom of third which came by way of a two run home run as well as a double in the loss.

Next up for the Bear River Giants is the Grass Valley Giants on Saturday at 1 at BR.

PV Giants at BR Athletics

The 10 day layoff was evident as the hosting A's fell to the Penn Valley Giants by a score of 10-7 on Wednesday.

Trevor Hennig started for the Athletics who went 2 1/3, Caleb Edwards followed going 1 2/3, Nathan Van Patten 1/3 and David Aldrich closed the final 2/3 in the loss.

The A's had lots of runners who made it on base by way of errors and/or walks but they had a hard time getting them home as they stranded nine runners in the loss.


BR Cardinals at BR Tigers

The Cardinals dropped the Tigers by a score of 8-3 on Wednesday.

Games of the week

The Minors game of the week should be the Bear River Yankees who travel to Applegate Ball Fields on Thursday for a 5:30 game against the Sierra Foothill Athletics. Both team sit a top their respective division rankings.

In Majors action this week it look as if the BR Dodgers will go toe to toe with the Grass Valley Giants at Bear River on Friday night at 7 p.m. Both team are currently in second place within the respective leagues. 

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