Montrose rolls to win over Woodland Park
The Montrose High School baseball team made the most of its one game in the Bill Fanning Classic.
The Indians (2-0) rolled in five innings over Woodland Park on Friday, winning 14-2 at Canyon View Park.
“We came out ready to go from the get-go and it’s something we’ve emphasized with the kids, being ready to go first pitch to last pitch,” Montrose coach Landon Wareham said. “They did that today.”
Montrose took a 5-0 first-inning lead, with six different players getting base hits. The Indians had another big inning in the third, putting up six runs to lead 12-0.
Nathan Robertson started for the Indians and gave up the two runs on five hits. Robertson went 2 for 2 and scored three runs. Roland McLaren also went 2 for 2.
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Dane Barsland was 2 for 4 with a double and triple and picked up the win in relief for the Warriors.
The junior limited Prairie View to two runs on one hit and struck out five in three innings of relief.
Spencer Hicks and Joe Smith tripled and Tanner Denton doubled.
Central (1-1) scored in every inning and shut out the Thunderhawks for three innings to pull away.
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The Wildcats (2-0) took advantage of seven Elizabeth errors to rally for a victory.
Dallas Wright was 3 for 4 with a double, scored three runs and pitched an inning of relief.
Ryan Mixon was 2 for 5 with two triples, Cody Rahmann was 2 for 5 with a double and Drew Bridges was 2 for 6 with a double.
Freshman Gage Lovern picked up the win in relief. Shai Fullmer pitched into the fourth inning before running into trouble.