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By Gwendolyne Honrud
The Courier 

Reds' Rollercoaster Weekend Ends the Season

 


The Glasgow Reds traveled to Laurel this past weekend in a bid to triumph at the District Tournament and earn a slot at the state baseball tournament. However, a couple of tough losses ended their hopes for the 2019 season.

On Thursday, July 18, the Miles City Mavericks came to play and took an early lead, with runs in the second, third, fourth and sixth innings. Jaden Venable’s hit off the scoring for the Mavericks in the second with a sac fly which put the team on the big board.

The Reds got one run in the sixth inning, but it wasn’t enough to catch up with the Mavericks, who went on to win 6-1.Tel Aune had two hits in three at bats to lead the Reds.

Kristian Price took the loss for Glasgow, surrendering six runs on nine hits in six innings, while striking out four.

Reds 1, Mavericks 6

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E

REDS 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 3

MLCM 0 1 1 2 0 2 X 6 9 0

Frida, July 19, saw the Reds roar back, eager to notch a W. Facing off against the Wolf Point Yellowjackets, the Reds found their momentum.

The Glasgow boys jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning, The Yellowjackets answered with two in the second. Neither team got on the board in the third, but in the fourth inning, Cale Swanson’s sac fly put the Reds ahead again. But it was a big fith inning that sealed the deal.

Six RBIs from Tel Aune, John Cremer, Gavin Adkins, Cale Swanson and Bryce Legare secured a dominant finish for the Reds. The Wolf Point team put one more run on the board in the seventh, but did not come close to catching the Reds.

Chase Guttenberg, pitching for all seven innings, was credited with the win for Glasgow. He allowed five hits and three runs, while striking out 11 and walking no one. Darin Wersal and Gavin Adkins led the Reds with one hit each.

Reds 9, YellowJackets 3

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E

REDS 2 0 0 1 6 0 X 9 2 1

WLFP 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 5 5

The Reds hoped to notch another win on Saturday, July 20, against the Billings Blue Jays to continue their tournament berth, but late in the game, the Blue Jays crossed the plate twice to take the lead and the W from the Reds.

The Reds jumped out to an early lead in the first inning when Kaden Fossum drove in two with a single. The Billings team didn’t answer until the third inning when they brought three home to take the lead. Neither team got on the board in the fourth and fifth innings, but the sixth inning proved to be the heartbreaker for the Glasgow team. Though the Reds notched one run, the Blue Jays answered with two. The seventh didn’t see a score, ending the game, and the season, for the Reds, 5-3.

Darrin Wersal took the loss for the boys in red and white, giving up eight hits and five runs, while striking out two. Noah Lipszyc had two hits, with a home run. Aune and Legare also had two hits.

Reds 3, Blue Jays 5

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E

REDS 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 9 3

BLNG 0 0 3 0 0 2 X 5 9 1

 

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