Thursday, April 13, 2017
Skyline High School
Berthoud High School
Skyline Falcons Varsity Wins Back-And-Forth Affair Against Berthoud
Skyline Falcons Varsity and Berthoud played a taut affair on Thursday, but Skyline Falcons Varsity eventually prevailed 11-7 after taking the lead for good in the tenth inning. The game was tied at seven with Skyline Falcons Varsity batting in the top of the tenth when Clayton Eldred singled off of Dovore, driving in one run.
Skyline Falcons Varsity earned the victory despite allowing Berthoud to score four runs in the fourth inning. Berthoud’s big inning was driven by a triple by Dovore and a error.
Skyline Falcons Varsity took an early lead in the first inning. Nate Higgins singled on the first pitch of the at bat in the first inning, scoring one run.
After Skyline Falcons Varsity scored one run in the top of the second, Berthoud answered with one of their own. Skyline Falcons Varsity scored when Nick Hamby doubled off of Desousa, driving in one run. Berthoud then answered when Stratmeyer singled off of Jonah Chrisman, driving in one run.
In the bottom of the seventh inning, Berthoud tied things up at seven.
Berthoud scored four runs in the fourth inning. The big inning for Berthoud came thanks to a triple by Dovore and a error.
Austin Soriano earned the win for Skyline Falcons Varsity. He threw three innings, surrendering zero runs, zero hits, striking out one, and walking zero. Dovore took the loss for Berthoud. He went one inning, giving up four runs, three hits, and walking one.
Desousa started the game for Berthoud. He went five and a third innings, allowing six runs, six hits, and striking out nine. Chrisman started the game for Skyline Falcons Varsity. He pitched seven innings, allowing seven runs, nine hits, and striking out five.
Skyline Falcons Varsity had 11 hits in the game. James Canar, Higgins, and Hamby each collected multiple hits for Skyline Falcons Varsity. Canar led Skyline Falcons Varsity with three hits in six at bats.
Dovore led Berthoud with three runs batted in. He went 3-for-5 on the day.