Bear River Bears Clinches Lead In Seventh Inning For Victory Over Carbon
The Bears took the lead late in the game in a 13-12 victory over Carbon on Saturday. Bear River 12-10 in the top of the seventh inning when Wyatt Roholt doubled of the Left Field wall on a 1-0 count, scoring three runs.
Bear River built a seven-run lead in the second inning and then held off Carbons charge. Carbon tallied 12 runs in the failed comeback. Jones, Anderson, Laya, Lowe, Robertson, and Powell all picked up RBIs in the rally.
In the first inning, Bear River got their offense started. Jake Dahle drove in two when he doubled down the left field line.
Carbon evened things up at ten in the bottom of the fifth inning when Lewis singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
The Bears scored four runs in the second inning. The big bats in the inning were led by singles by Kaygen Canfield, Carson Day, and Tyke Nessen and a walk by Max Madsen.
Carbon scored six runs in the second inning. Carbon batters contributing to the big inning included Jones, Anderson, Laya, Lowe, Robertson, and Powell, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
Freshman Easton Lish got the win in his first varsity appearance for Bears. He surrendered zero runs on one hit over one-third of an inning, walking zero. Madsen and Austin Taylor entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Taylor a freshmen recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Bears in his first varsity appearance as well.
Tyler Hinkle started the game for the Bears. He surrendered six runs on six hits over one and two-thirds innings, striking out one.
Bear River had 12 hits in the game. Braxton Jeppsen, Dahle, Roholt, Canfield, and Nessen each collected multiple hits. Nessen, Canfield, Roholt, Dahle, and Jeppsen each collected two hits.
The Bears finished the Donnie Pimm 1st Pitch Classic 3-1 and return to action next Friday March 16, when they host the Grantsville Cowboys at 3:30 pm on Bear Field!