Mellberg, Yuzbick pitch Marlins by Diamondbacks
Marcus Mellberg and Dylan Yuzbick combined to hold the Norm’s Auto Repair Diamond Backs to four runs in five innings as the South Tahoe Optimist Marlins beat the D-backs 16-7 on May 5.
Buck Pershing and Marcus McKinnon were both 2 for 3 with a pair of runs scored for the Marlins. McKinnen had a triple and a single, while Pershing laced to two singles from the leadoff spot.
Tommy Esquivel was perfect from the plate, going 3 for 3 with a pair of singles and a triple.
Yankees 17, A’s 6
The Barton Memorial Hospital Yankees used a huge sixth inning to beat the Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course A’s, 17-6.
In the deciding inning, 15 Yanks crossed the plate to open up the game.
Bryan Finkel and Bryan Engler were 2 for 4, Engler blasted a grandslam and a single, while Finkel laced a pair of singles and scored two runs.
Garrett Datrio cracked a triple and Mike Berghard had a double in the win.
Pirates 12, Rockies 11
The Sierra at Tahoe Pirates outlasted the Tahoe Plumbing Supply Rockies 12-11 in a game that saw the Pirates come from behind to win.
The Pirates headed into the final inning trailing 11-5 before exploiting the Rockies’ defense for seven unearned runs.
In the inning, three runs scored on passed balls and the other four on errors.
The Pirates were led by Kyle Jones, 2 for 3 with a triple, and Kevin Woodman 1 for 1 with two runs scored.
Matt Bobman was 3 for 3 with a home run, two runs batted in and three runs scored, while Chris Shapiro was 1 for 3 with two runs scored and three RBIs.
Rangers 6, Mariners
Allen McDermott was 3 for 4 with three runs scored for the South Tahoe Refuse Rangers as they beat the Hawaiian Water Mariners 6-4.
Another Ranger, Kevin Schlangie, was 2 for 3 with two singles.
The Mariners were paced by Greg Dupree, who was 2 for 3 with a run scored, while Peter Maes scored a run and drove in another with home run.
Diamond Backs 17, Cardinals 15
In a contest where the team which scored last won, the Norm’s Auto Repair Diamondbacks rallied from seven runs down to beat the Charles Cardova Dentist Cardinals 17-15.
Randy Henson paced the D-Backs from the plate, going 2 for 4 with an RBI and a pair of runs scored, while Gavin Smith went 3 for 3 with three runs scored and Jonathan Vasquez was 2 for 4 with two runs scored, RBI and a single and a double.
For the Cardinals, Nick Garratt was 2 for 3 with two runs scored, two RBIs and a pair of singles. Jason DeBacker was 3 for 4 with three runs, two RBIs and a single and two doubles, while Michael Massengale was 2 for 3 with two runs scored, two RBIs and a single and a double.
Marlins 19, Pirates 1
The South Tahoe Optimist Marlins wielded some pretty heft bats when they beat the Sierra at Tahoe Pirates 19-1.
Luke Bobeda, Michael Flannigan and Jered Dutten all went 2 for 4, with Dutten scoring three runs. Flannigan had a pair of singles and scored a run.
Chris Anton was 2 for 3 with an RBI double. Anton also touched home three times.
From the mound, Bobeda threw a one hitter and struck out five in a complete game.
Corey Tyler was the lone Pirate to get a hit.
Marlins 9, Rockies 4
The South Tahoe Optimist Marlins rallied in the final two innings to beat the Tahoe Plumbing Supply Rockies, 9-4.
With the game tied at four in the fifth inning, the Marlins scored five unanswered runs to win.
The late charge was led by a pair of triples, one each from Marcus Mellberg and Dylan Yazbick. Mellberg opened the innin with his three bagger before Abe Greenspan drew a base on balls before Mellberg tripled them both home.
Marcus MiKinne then drew a walk and both he and Mellberg came home on a single by Chris Thorne.
Thorne then scored on a single by David Peterson.
Pacing the Rockies from the plate was Matt Bobman, who went 2 for 3 with a pair of singles and a run scored. Daniel Jones and Luke Palmieri both delivered a pair of RBIs.
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SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — South Tahoe High School is enjoying one of its best baseball seasons in the program’s history.