Saturday, May 18, 2013


The Bear River Athletics and Brewers found themselves in a pitchers duel on Saturday night where the A's pulled out a 3-1 win. Reid Zoldan started for the Athletics while Josiah Cregar started for the Brewers, both pitched very well.

Van Patten Closed for the Athletics and Cole Winter for the Brewers.

The Brewers got on the board first with a single up the middle by Cregar and was hit home by Trae Nix in the top of the fifth. The A's fought back with a lead off ground rule double by Van Patten and was sent home on a single by Zoldan. The Athletics did not stop there as Jacob Rivett doubled off the right field wall for the go ahead run with one out off of Winter. Rivett then scored on an error by the brewers for the 3-1 lead. 
In the bottom half of the 6th Van Patten struckout the first two Brewers batters and Colton Shipman hit the a single to right field but was thrown out attempting to advance to second for the final out of the game.

Both teams now defeated each other as well as have the same overall record.


The Bear River Major Tigers and the SF Orioles volleyed the lead five times on Saturday, but it was the Tigers that came out on top for a 6-5 win.

The Bear River LL Major Tigers finally managed to grab the lead after a strong fourth inning. The Bear River LL Major Tigers went up for good on an RBI double by Mason Giordano scoring Brekyn Vasquez.
The SF Orioles scored one run in the fifth on. Despite their efforts, the SF Orioles couldn't get over the hump.
Giordano boosted his batting average thanks to a perfect 3-3 day at the plate to lead the Tigers while Dean Hopper was 2-for-3.
Four relief pitchers finished off the game for the Tigers starting pitcher Hopper who threw three innings striking out 8 batters. Connor Castorina faced six batters in relief, while Ryan Bradford managed to record one out to aid the victory. Vasquez was called to the mound with the bases loaded and one out in the final frame to earn the save.
The SF Orioles jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first on a dropped third strike. Hopper record 4 strikeouts in the first.
A key fourth-inning rally gave the Bear River LL Major Tigers the lead for good. the Bear River LL Major Tigers tacked on a total of five runs on An RBI double by Ryan, a steal of home by Connor Tidd, and a two-run triple by Tidd.


The Bear River Little League Major Yankees outlast the SF Giants in high-scoring affair, 18-13. It sounds like a football score.

Scoreboard operators were busy at Applegate Ballpark on Saturday as the Yankees and the SF Giants combined for 31 runs. 
The teams totaled 23 hits, including five extra base hits in the game.
Justin Powell showed his talents on both sides of the diamond with a strong game on the bump and at the plate for Bear River. 
Powell went a perfect 3-3 at the plate singling in the second, fourth, and sixth innings while Peyton McGovern went 3-for-4.
Powell had an impressive outing as he held the Giants hit-less over two-thirds of an inning, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out none.
The Yankees hammered the Giants pitching as six hitters had a field day, combining for 12 hits, nine RBIs and 12 runs scored.
The Bear River took the lead in the first and never trailed.
The Yankees added seven more runs in the top of the second. A clutch bases loaded walk scored Ethan Warner to open the scoring in the frame. That was followed up by John Luzzi's single, bringing home Blayne Rogers.
After pushing across six runs in the bottom of the second, the Giants faced just a 8-6 deficit.
The Yankees tacked on another four runs in the fourth. Colton Jenkins started the inning with a double, driving home Brandon Sorenson.
Four runs in the bottom of the fifth helped the Giants close their deficit to 12-10. 
The Bear River built upon their lead with six runs in the sixth. An error scored Logan Jenkins to get the Yankees on the board in the inning. That was followed up by Warner's single, plating McGovern as well as Powell.
After pushing across three runs in the bottom of the sixth, the Giants faced just a 18-13 deficit. The Yankees' Powell got the Giant's hitter to ground out to close out the score-fest.

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