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Uppy goes long to beat Elko

Tribune Staff Report

Senior Bret Uppendahl bashed a homer in the top of the eighth inning to lead South Tahoe over Elko, 5-4, on Thursday at Elko.

Jeff Jensen earned the win, tossing 7 1/3 frames. Greg Bruso got the save. Adam Heggen was 2 for 4 with an RBI, while Scott Souers added two hits and Bruso doubled.

South Tahoe (4-16, 6-18 overall) hosts McQueen in a doubledip at Todd Fields (Babe Ruth field) at the South Tahoe Middle School on Saturday. The first game of the season’s final outing is at 10 a.m.



In junior varsity action, Jared Uppendahl hit two home runs in an 8-6 loss at Elko.

Whittell High’s softball team dropped a pair at Lovelock, 13-2 and 14-11, on Thursday.



Caitlin Fagen was 2 for 3 in the opener while Zoe Thompson and Jana Martin each hit and scored. Only one Lovelock run was earned.

Aurora Terry allowed just four hits while hitting four batters and walking seven in the second game. She added two hits and three stolen bases, while Jen Miles was 2 for 3 with an RBI and two scores. Fagen was 2 for 5 with a run and Martin added a hit and scored.

According to coach Joanna Harris, the Warriors (2-15) travel to North Tahoe for two next Thursday before finishing the season vs. Spring Creek on May 9 at Zephyr Cove Park.

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