Minico 4, Jerome 2; Minico 7, Jerome 2
JEROME — The Spartans swept Friday’s doubleheader to complete a three-game, Great Basin Conference-opening series sweep.
In game one, Jerome scored twice in the bottom of the first inning and held that 2-0 lead until the fourth, when Minico tied it up. The Spartans scored one run in both the fifth and sixth innings to pull out the win.
Minico starting pitcher Kobe Matsen allowed two earned runs on two hits and five walks with six strikeouts in six innings.
At the plate for the Spartans, Carson Schow went 3-for-4 with two stolen bases, Blaze Dennis went 2-for-4 with a double and Colter May went 2-for-3 with two steals.
Jerome’s Korbin Cryer (1-for-3) drove in both runs on a triple, and Colten Craig went 1-for-2 with a walk and a steal.
In game two, Minico seized control right away with two runs in both the second and third innings to take a 4-1 lead.
Alan Amrbiz pitched all seven innings, allowing one earned run on four hits and one walk with three strikeouts.
For Minico, Rylan Chandler went 3-for-4 with a stolen base, Kasen Carpenter went 2-for-4 with four RBIs, Matsen went 2-for-4, Dennis went 1-for-3 with a walk, Scott Perry went 1-for-3 with a walk and a stolen base and Colten May went 1-for-3 with a triple.
Jerome’s Austin Bell (1-for-2) hit a triple and was hit by a pitch, and Kyle Craig went 2-for-3.
The Spartans (7-1) and Jerome will both play at the Bucks Bags Tournament beginning Thursday.
Twin Falls 13, Wood River 4
TWIN FALLS — The Bruins walloped the Wolverines in Friday’s Great Basin Conference game.
Twin Falls opened the scoring with two in the bottom of the first, then scored seven in the second to take a commanding 9-1 lead.
At the plate for the Bruins, Jackson Stutzman went 3-for-3 with a double, two walks and a stolen base, Magnum Hofstetter went 3-for-4 with a double, Connor Root went 2-for-4 with a double, Brenden Williams went 2-for-3 with a double, Cade Greenfield went 1-for-2 with two walks and Anthony Scholes went 2-for-4.
Wood River’s Andy Ruiz went 3-for-3, and Huck Sprong was 2-for-2.
Twin Falls (2-2) will play at next week’s Bucks Bags Tournament, and Wood River will play at Canyon Ridge on April 4.
Kimberly 10, Filer 2; Filer 13, Kimberly 3 (6 innings)
FILER — The Wildcats and Bulldogs split a pair of Sawtooth Central Idaho Conference games on Friday.
In game one, Kimberly scored three runs in the top of the fourth to take a 4-0 lead. It led 6-2 through six and added four in the seventh.
Kimberly’s Desi Overacre pitched a complete game, allowing two earned runs on nine hits and no walks with five strikeouts. She also went 2-for-4 with a double at the plate.
Elsewhere for Kimberly, Hailey Chapa went 2-for-3, Emma Burgoyne went 1-for-3 with a double and a walk and Hannah Poulson went 1-for-2 with a walk and a stolen base.
For Filer, Kailey Brown, Cera Lott and McCarty Stoddard each went 2-for-3.
In the second game, Kimberly scored two runs in the top of the first inning, but the Wildcats answered with two runs in the bottom half. Filer added two in the second and six in the third to take a 10-3 lead, and it scored one in the fifth and two in the sixth.
Filer’s Idanna Cobb went 3-for-3 with a home run and a walk, Aspen Ryan (4-for-4) finished a home run shy of the cycle, Fallon Cassidy went 2-for-3 with a triple and a walk and Fallon Stoddard and Anayee De La Rosa each went 3-for-4 with a double.
Kimberly’s Kirie Taylor and Overacre went 2-for-3 with a double, and Hailey Chapa finished 3-for-3 and was hit by pitches twice.
Canyon Ridge Tri
TWIN FALLS — Canyon Ridge and Twin Falls led the way at Thursday’s meet.
Canyon Ridge won the boys team title with 227 points. Twin Falls finished second (166), Valley was third (77), Vallivue was fourth (41), Mountain Home was fifth (26) and Wood River was last (six).
The Twin Falls girls also won a team title with 195 points, 93 better than second-place Canyon Ridge. The final four teams were Mountain Home (96 points), Vallivue (90), Wood River (45) and Valley (24).
Individually for the girls, Twin Falls cross country star Mattalyn Geddes won three events: the 800 (2:27), the 1600 (5:24) and the 3200 (11:26). The sophomore’s 800 and 1600 times were personal bests.
Fellow Bruins sophomore Sidnee Naerebout won the 100-meter hurdles (16.65), the long jump (16’2) and the triple jump (34’3).
Twin Falls senior Ashley Hutchinson took first place in the 200 (26.43) and 400 (61.4), and freshman Elizabeth Plouy took first in the 300 hurdles (52.0).
Leading the boys individually was Canyon Ridge senior Abdelgadir Mohamed, who won the 200 meters in a personal-best time of 22.4 seconds and placed first in the 400 (50.9).
Canyon Ridge sophomore Sheldon Flanary won the long jump (19 feet, 2 inches) and triple jump (38’4).
Several of Mohamed’s and Flanary’s teammates placed first, as well. Gage King won the 110-meter hurdles (15.8), Martin Tran won the shot put (43’2), Brison Tilo won the discus (155’5) and Anthony Garcia won the high jump (6’2).