Coconino 10 <br>Winslow 6
The Coconino Panthers defeated the Winslow Bulldogs 10-6 in a non-conference baseball game played in Flagstaff on April 1. The loss left the Bulldogs with a record of 4-8-1 for the season.
Coconino scored four times in the bottom of the first inning and were never headed on their way to the victory. The Panthers used a double, a pair of singles and a home run to take the 4-0 lead.
Winslow got a run back without benefit of a hit in the top of the second to cut the deficit to 4-1. A walk and two errors accounted for the score.
The Panthers used a walk, a single and a double to score twice in the bottom of the third and take a 6-1 lead.
A Bulldog error and two singles plated a run and upped the lead for the Panthers to 7-1 in the bottom of the fourth.
Lucas Armenta homered after a walk to Jordan Payne to give Winslow two runs and cut the Coconino lead to 7-3 in the top of the fifth.
The Panthers picked up three insurance runs in the bottom of the sixth to lead 10-3. Three singles, a walk and two Winslow errors accounted for the scoring.
The Bulldogs rallied for three runs in the top of the seventh, but it was too little, too late and the 10-6 final was on the board. Winslow scored on two walks, three Coconino errors and a single by Fernando Lopez.
Lambert Dixson started on the mound for Winslow with Lopez relieving in the fourth.
Lopez led the Bulldogs at the plate with a two for four performance with an RBI and two runs scored. Armenta was one for three with a two-run homer and Payne was also one for three and scored twice.
The Bulldogs saw their game scheduled for Wednesday against Snowflake canceled due to high winds.
Winslow 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 - 6 4 5 9
Coconino 4 0 2 1 0 3 x - 10 12 5 8
Winslow: Lambert Dixson, Fernando Lopez (4) and Nathan Garner. Coconino: A. Mickelson and E. Mickelson. W-A. Mickelson L- Dixson.
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