Tuesday, June 19, 2012



The Bear River junior Giants fell behind early to the Lincoln Athletics and used timely hitting along with a few walks in the sixth to knot the game at 10-10. But they gave up one run in the seventh to fall 11-10 on Monday night in Rocklin. Bear River's season has now come to an end.


SF Giants vs BR Angels

The Bear River major Angels fell behind 4-1 in the second inning to the Sierra Foothill Giants in Rocklin on Monday night but rallied to a 12-5 victory.

Ryan Solomon starts on the mound for the Angels who were the home team.

Jordan Elliot single and scored on a double by Jake Leonard to take the lead in the bottom of the first frame.

Sierra Foothill answered with a single and the batter advanced to third on an error. Solomon loaded the bases and the Giants proceeded to hit a single scoring two. Sierra Foothill scored two more in the inning on a passed ball and a throwing error which moved the score to 4-1.

With two out in the bottom of the second, Jordan Elliot delivered a two RBI single scoring Porter Elliot and Mason Giordano to bring his team to within one run.

David Fenton came in for Solomon to pitch with two out in the top of three.

Solomon hit a lead off double, Scotty Sandstadt walked, Fenton singled which scored solomon to knott game. Owen Dalbon hit a pop up on the infield which was dropped and Sandstadt scored. Fenton then scored on a passed ball good for a 6-4 Angels lead. Bear River then blew the game open when Dylan Sinclair walked. Dalbon scores on passed ball, Bradford drew a walk, Jordan Elliot hit an RIB single which drove in Sinclair. Leonard kept the rally alive with a two RBI single. Leonard scored on a passed ball to extended the Angels lead to 11-4.
 Solomon hit a double in the fifth and scored the teams final run when Sandstadt drove him in with a single.

BR Dodgers vs PV Giants

The Dodgers went into the fifth inning without a hit on the night but still had three runs and trailed by only one run at 4-3. Dylan Scott drew a walk as did Bradley Dzioba and both scored to take the lead at 5-4, again without a hit.

Matt Hayward of the Penn Valley Giants knotted the game with a two out home-run off Dodgers starting pitcher Dzioba. Josiah Cregar relieved Dzioba who threw 85 pitches on the night and closed out the inning.

Seth Robinson led off the top of the sixth making it aboard by way of an error. Cregar delivered a single to right for the first Bear River hit. Jaden Gravatt struck-out but the Giants catcher dropped the ball and he made it safe at first while Robinson scored the go ahead run. Harry Zea got the second and final hit of the game for the Dodgers with the bases loaded, which scored two, the final two runs were delivered by Trae Nix who made it aboard by way of an error.

Cregar took to the hill to close the game in the sixth where he delivered two strike-outs and a 1-3 put out for the 10-5 win.

With both Bear River teams winning they will now play each other on Friday night at 7:30 in Rocklin.


In second round minors TOC action in Newcastle on Monday night the Bear River Royals defeated the Mid-Placer Giants by a score of 7-6.

Austin Breyer started and went 3 2/3 for the win. Brandon Sorenson came into to close out the Giants. Both players combined on a 2 hitter. Shane Boyer had the biggest hit of the game; a base clearing double to the wall in left as the Royals scored 5 in the first and hold onto to win 7-6. Next game vs. either Nevada City or Tri Cities in the Minor TOC Semi Final Thursday at 5:30 in Newcastle.

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