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Witters knocks in eight runs

South Tahoe Refuse Rangers’ Jeremy Witters must have thought he was going to walk every at-bat.

After walking in his first two trips to the plate, Witters’ patience was rewarded as the Rangers’ No. 3 hitter blasted a grand slam, a two-run homer and two-run single in a demolition of the Barton A’s 23-5 in a South Tahoe Babe Ruth 13-14 league game.

Witters finished with eight RBIs. Brandon Tinlin was also busy with the bat, clubbing four hits, and Parker Alexander and Justin Osborne reached the three-hit column. Ken Tidwell and Brian Jones were solid at the plate with their two hits.



Jake Summers supplied two hits and two RBis for the A’s.Rangers 18, D-Backs 7

Kris Rothenburger was more like a cleanup hitter than a guy hitting in the nine slot. Rothenburger hit a three-run homer and two-run triple, and Brandon Tinlin pounded four hits in four at-bats, including a double and triple, and three RBIs as the South Tahoe Refuse Rangers fought off the Horizon Casino Resort Diamondbacks.




The Rangers scored six runs in the first frame and collected seven more runs in the fourth to clinch the win.

Ryan Kraw lashed two hits, including a double, for the Rangers. Ken Tidwell had two hits and four Rangers runs.

Giants 20, A’s 0

There certain was a bridge between these two clubs – Jordan Lucas and Tyson Frederick. The South Tahoe Plumbing Supply pitching combo allowed two hits and struck out nine. Ian Haessly and Jason VanSooy were the only Barton A’s beneficiaries in the hit department.

Phil Griffith was a Giant at the plate, stroking two triples, a double and single while scoring four runs and knocking in five. Nick Aguilar contributed three hits and Leon Abrvanel, Lucas and Frederick to the 16-hit Giant cause.

Giants 18, D-Backs 3

Jordan Lucas and Leon Abravenal pooled seven hits and 10 RBIs as the South Tahoe Plumbing Supply found a leak in the Horizon Casino Resort Diamondbacks’ game.

Lucas supplied five hits, including two doubles and a triple. Abravanel did his most damage in the first three innings as he started the night with a run-scoring triple, then struck for a grand slam. Nick Aguilar quietly delivered four hits, and Alex Swearingen and Nick Martin were in the three-hit club.

Aguilar, Swearingen and Abravanel combined on a six-hitter – three of which were off the bat of Kenny Craig.

Cardinals 13, A’s 8

Tahoe Keys Marina Cardinals’ Zane Graham came up big with the game still in the balance, knocking in three runs in the fifth and sixth innings.

Graham finished with three hits, three RBIs and four runs. Devin Blann led all hitters with four hits, and Jonathon Coats and Cameron Naslein ripped two hits.

Jason VanSooy (two doubles) and Ian Haessly topped the Barton Memorial Hospital A’s with three hits, and Jake Summers clubbed two.

Rangers 14, Pirates 6

Jeremy Witters, Brandon Tinlin and Justin Osborne earned a free ticket around the bases with their homers as the South Tahoe Refuse Rangers nailed down a win over the Meek’s Pirates. Witters and Osborne led all hitters with three hits and Parker Alexander rapped two.

Yankees 11, D-Backs 6

Tiffany Pinson, Shawn McLaughlin and Tyler Corey unloaded two hits as the Norm’s Auto Repair Yankees fixed the Horizon Diamondbacks with a six-run third inning.

Peter Maes and Kenny Craig smacked two hits for the Diamondbacks.

Giants 26, Cardinals 1

Jordan Lucas and Phil Griffith surrendered six hits and struck out seven as the South Tahoe Plumbing Giants gave the Tahoe Keys Marina Cards a bath.

Jonathon Coats reached the tough-to-hit pitchers for two base knocks.

Leon Abravanel pinged out three hits and scored three runs for the winners. Nick Aguilar, Griffith and Lucas scored four runs. Tyson Frederick also had three hits for the Giants.

15-16 League

Rockies 8, Marlins 4

The A.M. Construction Rockies brought down this big fish – the Accurate Audio Video Marlins – 8-4 with Ryan Cullen’s eight-hit, seven-inning pitching and his two hits and two runs at the plate.

Toby O’Brien kept things respectable in the South Tahoe Babe Ruth 15-16 game for the Marlins with two triples and Blaine Cooley sprayed two hits.

Devil Rays 17, Rockies 11

T.J. Prevost accounted for three of Reardon Realty’s 17 hits, including a double, and scored three runs.

Matt Connelly, Troy Denkler, Royce Reardon and Steven Gerken got in a pair of base smacks.

Trailing 17-3 in their last at-bat, the Rockies showed what they’re made of by scoring eight runs. Anthony Miranda’s three-run bomb highlighted the productive inning. Miranda led the Rockies with three hits and four RBIs, while Ryan Cullen, Joey Sorrentino and Jarod Beer chipped in two hits.

Devil Rays 12, Marlins 9

The Reardon Realty Devil Rays snapped a 5-5 tie with two runs in the fifth and five in the sixth. Royce Reardon had hits in both innings, including a two-run triple in the sixth.

Reardon led the Devil Rays with two hits and four RBIs. Matt Connelly, Tyler Tucker and Steven Gerken connected for two hits.

Cory Poulen cracked three hits and Ryan Schue, Mike Hennessy and Toby O’Brien delivered two for the Accurate Audio Video Marlins.

Mariners 21, Rockies 3

The F. Jones Mobile Diesel Repair Mariners spent a lot of time at the plate, taking the final two innings out of the books.

Chris Hannum went 4 for 4, pounding two triples, knocking in three runs and soring four. Matt Olsen got into the act with three hits and Ryan Hickey, Tyler Fair and Tommy Araujo helped their team with two hits.

Fair, Jake Bobman and Mike Frauenknecht checked the A.M. Construction Rockies on six hits, including a two-run roundtripper by Anthony Miranda. Ryan Cullen provided two hits for the Rockies.

Devil Rays 12, Rockies 11

Matt Connelly, TJ Prevost and Royce Reardon provided two hits and the Reardon Realty Devil Rays built a big lead and then held on against the A.M. Construction Rockies.

Behind 9-2, the Rockies scored six in the fifth and three in the sixth to come close. Geo Rodelo and Ryan Cullen hit triples for the Rockies.

Mariners 14, Sparks Astros 13

Tommy Araujo and Nick Alexander of the F. Jones Diesel Repair Mariners rattled the Sparks Astros with two hits and three RBIs.

Sparks nearly pulled out the win. On the short end of a 14-6 score, the Astros scored seven runs in their final at-bat.

Sparks Astros 6, Mariners 4

Six F. Jones Mobile Diesel Repair Mariners errors helped the Sparks team gain a split at home.

Tyler Fair’s two doubles and two RBIs kept the Mariners within striking range.

Tommy Araujo and Mike Frauenknecht deserved a better fate on the bump as they only allowed four hits and mowed down 11 Sparks batters on strikes.


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