Five RBI Day For Makayden Kent Spells Out Victory For Bear River Bears Over Green Canyon
Makayden Kent was an RBI machine on Tuesday, driving in five on three hits to lead the Bears past Green Canyon 12-5 on Tuesday. Kent drove in runs on a home run in the fifth and a home run in the sixth.
Green Canyon scored three runs in the third inning, but Bear River still managed to pull out the victory. The big inning for Green Canyon came thanks to a single by Panter and a double by Hale.
In the first inning, Bear River got their offense started. Braxton Jeppsen’s sac fly scored one run for the Bears.
Bear River took the lead for good with two runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth Kelton Summers singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run and Hale induced Jeppsen to hit into a fielder’s choice, but one run scored.
Bear River notched five runs in the fifth inning. The offensive firepower by the Bears was led by Kent, Jeppsen, and Jake Dahle, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
Dahle got the win for Bear River. He surrendered four runs on four hits over five innings, striking out four. Tyler Hinkle threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Bear River tallied 11 hits in the game. Kent, Parker Coombs, and Tyke Nessen each managed multiple hits for the Bears. Coombs and Kent each collected three hits to lead Bear River.
The Bears are back on the diamond tomorrow afternoon when they host Green Canyon again in Game 2 of the series at Bear Field first pitch slated for 3:30 p.m.