Weiser 17, Buhl 0 (Game 1)
Weiser 15, Buhl 2 (Game 2)
WEISER – The Buhl Indians lost a pair of road games to the Weiser Wolverines on Friday. In the opening game, Buhl fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 15-2 loss to Weiser. Dylan O’Brien started on the mound for the Indians. He lasted one and one-third innings, allowing three hits, eight runs, and five walks. Preston Ray came in out of the bullpen and threw two and two-thirds innings giving up nine hits, seven runs, two strikeouts and one walk. Buhl had six hits in the game and was led by Kade Orr going 2-for-2. The second game of the double header ended no better for Buhl losing 17-0. Kade Orr opened on the mound for the Indians and lasted two innings, allowing four hits, 11 runs and four walks. Reese Jarvis threw one inning in relief and gave up six hits, six runs, one strikeout and three walks. Troy Cyr was the leading hitter for Buhl with two hits. Buhl (1-5) travels to Kimberly on Tuesday, April 2.
CORRECTION: Friday’s score from game one of the double header was reported incorrectly. The correct score was Minico 7, Twin Falls 3 (Game 1)
Twin Falls 3, Minico 2 (Games 2, unfinished)
TWIN FALLS – Minico took a late lead and put together 15 hits in the opening 7-3 win over Twin Falls in the Great Basin Conference doubleheader on Friday. Twin Falls was leading Minico 3-2 in game two when game was called. Minico was led by senior Colter May with three hits including a homerun and sophomore Tazyn Twiss also had three hits in the first game. Senior Carson Schow and junior Rylan Chandler each added two hits and seniorTyler Giruad, junior Kasen Karpenter, May had two RBIs. For the Bruins, freshman Jace Mahlke and junior Haylen Walker each had two hits and a double. Junior Magnum Hofstetter had a triple. Walker, Carson Walters, and Kolby Slagel finished with two RBIs. Senior Kobe Matsen started the game for Minico and surrendered two runs on five hits over three and a third innings, striking out two and walking three. Winning pitcher senior Tyler Giruad came in and pitched the final three and two-thirds innings, allowing one run on three hits, striking out four and walking two. Senior Lucas Young took the loss for Twin Falls allowing nine hits and five runs over five innings while striking out three. Hofstetter completed the last two innings giving up six hits, two runs and three strikeouts.Twin Falls (4-2, 3-1) plays Crescent Valley, Ore. and Minico (5-1, 3-1) faces Madison on Thursday at Timberline.
Jerome 7, Preston 6 (Game 1)
Jerome 6, Preston 3 (Game 2)
PRESTON – Jerome won both games against Preston in the Great Basin Conference doubleheader on Friday. A walk-off led Jerome past Preston 7-6 in the first game. The game was tied at six with the Tigers batting in the bottom of the seventh when Jerome senior Mason Rue was hit by a pitch, driving in a run. Senior Garrett Scarrow took the win for Jerome. He surrendered one run on two hits over three innings, striking out three and walking one. Jayden Bos started the game and allowed six hits and five runs over four and a third innings while striking out four. Mason Rue went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Jerome Tigers Varsity in hits. Sophomore Kyle Craig, junior Garrett Elison, Rue, and Scarrow each had one RBI. Jerome followed the opening win with a 6-3 victory over Preston. Junior Jarom Wallace threw five innings and took the win for the Tigers, allowing two hits and zero runs while striking out nine. Rue threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen. Rue allowed two hits and three runs while striking out three and walking two. Jace Mills led Jerome at the plate with two hits and seniors Bos, Rue, Scarrow and sophomore Dalon Thompson had one RBI. Dillon Haslam took the loss for Preston. He went six innings, allowing six runs on five hits and striking out nine. Jerome (5-0, 3-0) faces Centennial at 1 p.m. and Sandpoint at 3 p.m. on Thursday in Borah.
Cole Valley Christian 19, Wendell 7 (Game 1)
Cole Valley Christian 8, Wendell 2 (Game 2, Three Innings)
WENDELL – The Cole Valley Christian Chargers took both ends of the Friday double header with the Wendell Trojans. In the opening 19-7 win, the Chargers collected 12 hits. The Trojans had five hits by Maria Acevedo, senior Ayla Geer, junior Gabby Ponce, senior Raegan Talbert and junior Stevie Torres. Geer also had two RBIs and a double. Talbert pitched for Wendell and allowed 12 hits, 19 runs, 13 earned runs, seven strikeouts and 16 walks. In the 8-2 win by Cole Valley Christian in the second game, Wendell lost despite out-hitting Cole Valley Christian six to three. Acevedo and junior Karina Salazar each managed two hits for Wendell. Salazar recorded a triple for one of her hits. Talbert gave up three hits, allowed eight runs, struck out three and walked four in the three inning game. Wendell (0-6) hosts Bear Lake on Thursday.
Gooding 24, Firth 8
FIRTH – Freshman Alx Roe had three hits and sophomore Kylee Cook allowed only one earned run as the Senators defeated the host Cougars 24-8. Cook surrendered three runs on two hits over three innings. She struck out three and walked three. Junior Mallory Brown pitched two innings and gave up one hit, five runs, struck out five and walked five. Gooding plays Thunder Ridge at 9 a.m. in Nampa and Centennial at 3 p.m. in Ridgevue on Thursday.
Twin Falls 16, Minico 1 (Game 1)
Twin Falls 13, Minico 1 (Game 2)
TWIN FALLS – Minico struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively committing 11 errors and giving up 16 runs in the 16-1 loss to Twin Falls on Friday. Junior Ashtyn Lucas started out on the mound for Twin Falls, allowing three hits and one run over four innings, striking out three. Alexia Rios was on the mound for Minico. She surrendered 12 runs on five hits over one and one-third innings, walking one. Amber Wickel threw two innings in relief. McKenna Todd and Taylor Avram had two hits for the Bruins. Sophomores Hannah Holcomb and Piper Newton each had a double and freshman Reagan Rex had a triple. Senior Maddi Moultrie, sophomore Amber Wickel and senior Cedar Bingham each had hits for Minico. And Wickel had an RBI. The offensive struggle for the Spartans continued in the second game with only a single hit recorded by Moultrie in the 13-0 loss. Holcomb threw five innings for the Bruins and had five strikeouts. Senior Taelor Hernandez was on the mound for Minico surrendering 13 runs on six hits but she was only charged with three earned runs with six errors by the defense leading to Twin Falls runs. Twin Falls senior Cayla Towns was 3-for-3 with a triple and a homerun and Holcomb added a homerun. Twin Falls is at Mountain View on Friday and Minico hosts Bonneville on Tuesday, April 2.