Anton, Maes lead M’s to playoff win
Chris Anton led the charge for the Hawaiian Waters Mariners in their 4-1 win over the South Tahoe Optimist Marlins on Tuesday night.
The slugging catcher went 2 for 3 with a home run and a run scored.
Anton was driven in by Luke Bobeda for the first of two runs in the fifth inning and blasted a solo homer in the seventh.
The other two run for the Mariners were driven by Jerel Dutton and Billy Heath.
The Marlins scored their lone run in the sixth inning when Marcus McKinnon drew walk and was driven by Chris Thorne one batter later.
A’s 7, Diamondbacks 4
The Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course A’s used a pair of four-run innings and strong pitching from Jake Jacobs to take care of the Norm’s Auto Repair Diamondbacks on Tuesday.
The A’s fell behind 1-0 early before scoring eight runs in the fourth and fifth to blow the game open.
Singles by Brian Vogt, Bobby Gienapp, Matt Shively and J.J Delallo were enough to drive in all four runs in the fourth, while a triple by Mikey VanGorden was the big hit in the fifth.
VanGorden opened the inning with his triple and was driven in by Jacobs. Vogt and Shively also had an RBI each.
Jacobs struck out nine in a complete-game performance.
The D-backs scored twice in the fourth inning when Gavin Smith laced an single to open the frame and scored on a single by Alex Yure.
Yure scored a base hit by Kyle Miller.
Rangers 11, Mariners 6
Jacob Hash and Ryan “Scoop” Bosson combined to strike out 10 Hawaiian Waters Mariners en route to a South Tahoe Refuse Ranger win.
The Rangers tallied three runs in the first, second and fourth innings. Bosson scored three times, rapped a double, a single and was hit by a pitch, while Tom Mooney had a double and scored a run. Adam Fountain drove in two runs when he reached on a fielder’s choice during the first-inning rally.
The Mariners staged a sixth-inning rally, but the six runs were not enough to secure the win.
Jerel Dutton, Peter Maes, Jaryd Garrett and Jamie Moore all scored runs in the inning.
Rockies 11, Diamondbacks 10
The Norm’s Auto Repair Diamondbacks scored seven runs in the final two innings, but still came up one run shy of defeating the South Tahoe Plumbing Supply Rockies.
Coming into the fifth and sixth innings, the D-backs were trailing 6-3 when the first four batters in the fifth reached safely. Randy Henson opened with a single, followed by walks by Joey O’Malley and Noah Matteucci.
Evan MacLean forced home Henson with a base on balls and walks to Alex Yure and Josh Jones pushed across two more runs.
Then in the sixth, the D-backs staged one last rally, scoring four runs on two hits. The key shot being a double by Mclean to drive in Henson and Swanick.
In the top of the sixth, the Rockies put the pressure on the D-backs by scoring three runs to take a 11-7 lead.
Chris Shapiro was forced in on a bases-loaded walk by Brian Hirdman. Dylan Wynn had a sacrifice fly to score Kyle Olsen. Dylan Schnall also drove in a run on sacrifice fly.
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