South Tahoe Babe Ruth team turns triple play
When the first three Laub & Laub Red Sox hitters reached base in the top of the seventh inning, it appeared that the Dodgers’ two-run lead wasn’t going to be enough.
But enter a manager’s best friend – a triple play. The Check2Check Dodgers turned an unlikely 4-3-2-4 triple play to hold on for the one-run win, 7-6, in a recent South Tahoe Babe Ruth game.
A two-out RBI single in the sixth inning by Juliano Sparzo scored Andrew Contaxis with an insurance run that the Dodgers needed. Hunter Morgan, Brady Rennison and Oliver Curial had two hits for the Red Sox. Sparzo and Andrew Thiel each knocked two hits for the Dodgers.
Mariners 14, Angels 2
Jason Reum blasted three hits and scored runs as the Bay Products Mariners routed the Angels. Teammate Jake Braun added three hits and scored three times, and Joey Wightman and Kyle Miller each provided two hits. For the Lake Tahoe Coin, Jewelry and Loan Angels, who were limited to three hits by three Mariners’ pitchers, Zach Petray had two hits and scored once.
Giants 3, Dodgers 2
The Marine Performance Giants scored three runs in the first three innings to defeat the Check2Check Dodgers on May 18.
Dodgers’ starter Bobby Oakes threw three innings and allowed one run, but two errors cost him the game. Oakes’ only earned run came from John Cefalu, who scored on a Gabe Carranza single in the second.
Red Sox 8, Mariners 7
The Red Sox’s Brady Rennison hit a walk-off double to cap off a three-run seventh to give his team the win on May 30. The Mariners held a lead all the way to the seventh and started off hot, scoring three runs in the first to take an early lead.
The Laub & Laub Red Sox’s Alex Potnick scored on all three of his at-bats and stole five bases. Taylor Wiek had a solid outing for the Bay Products Mariners with three hits, one of them a triple, two runs and three stolen bases.
Dodgers 11, A’s 10
Trailing 10-7 going into the bottom of the seventh-and-final inning, the Check2Check Dodgers scored four runs to get the victory on May 30. Every South Tahoe Refuse A’s hitter scored in their first at-bat, but could not score in the games final six innings. Bobby Oakes scored all four times he went to the plate for the Dodgers and got two hits, one of which was a double, and stole three bases, inlcuding home in the second inning. Oakes also dominated on the mound, coming in at the end of the first and allowed four hits in the last six innings of the game.
Mariners 18, A’s 6
The Bay Products Mariners scored 10 runs in the first inning and never looked back in their victory over the South Tahope Refuse A’s on May 17. The Mariners’ Tyler Wiek went 3 for 3, with two RBI and three runs. Jason Reum also had a solid outing for the Mariners, reaching base on all four of his at-bats and scoring three runs. Leo Trebotich was the only player on the A’s to get more than one hit as he went 4 for 4, including a double in the second. He scored one run off of a wild pitch.
Dodgers 17 Angels 5
After falling ahead 6-5 going into the fourth inning, the Dodgers’ offense exploded scoring eight runs on May 17.
Juliano Sparzo came in to pitch in the fifth for the Dodgers, and retired six of the game’s final seven batters and got half of the outs by way of strikeout.
Jess Latta and Bobby Oakes combined for seven runs. Latta singled on all of his final three at-bats.
Grant Jones went 2 for 3 for the Angels and scored twice.
Padres 13, Giants 5
Austin Buyak and Dakota Cronin each swatted four hits, and the Padres scored in every inning.
Cody Higgins delivered three hits, a run and two stolen bases for the Giants.
Dodgers 9, Mariners 6
Tyler Sharp singled in his first two trips to the plate, and the Dodgers made seven runs in the first two innings stand up.
Sharp, Andrew Contaxis and Jess Latta led the Dodgers with two hits. For the Mariners, Jason Reum collected two hits and scored three runs; Jake Braun went 2 for 3 with a triple and run scored; and Taylor Weik tripled and singled.
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