Bear River Bears Lead In Seventh Inning To Defeat Cedar City
Bear River ran off with the lead late in the game in a 10-9 victory over Cedar City on Friday. The game was tied at nine with Bears batting in the top of the seventh when Tyke Nessen doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
A six-run lead in the sixth inning was just enough for Bears to hold off Cedar City for the victory. Cedar City scored six runs in the failed comeback on a double by Boettcher, a double by Myers, a error, a triple by Bunnell, and a single by Johnson.
Bear River fired up the offense in the second inning. Bears scored one run when Nessen doubled.
In the bottom of the sixth inning, Cedar City tied things up at nine. Johnson drove in one when he singled.
After Bear River scored one run in the top of the third, Cedar City answered with one of their own. The Bears scored when Carson Day doubled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run. Cedar City then answered when Maggio’s sac fly scored one run for Cedar City.
Bear River tallied three runs in the fifth inning. The big inning was thanks to singles by Jake Dahle and Day and a groundout by Kelton Summers.
Day earned the win for the Bears. He surrendered two runs on two hits over one and two-thirds innings, striking out one and walking one. Goose Noble threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
Maggio took the loss for Cedar City. He allowed three hits and three runs over two and two-thirds innings, striking out two and walking zero.
Parker Coombs started the game. He lasted four and a third innings, allowing five hits and three runs while striking out six and walking one.
Bear River racked up 12 hits in the game. Day, Dahle, and Nessen each racked up multiple hits. Day went 4-for-4 at the plate to lead the Bears in hits.