CAMP VERDE, Ariz. - The Winslow Bulldogs defeated the Camp Verde Cowboys 19-5 in a non-regional baseball game played in Camp Verde on Friday. The win improved Winslow's record to 5-3-2 with six of the other games having been five inning affairs in the Mohave Tournament.
Camp Verde actually led 2-0 after the first inning, scoring on a double, two singles and a Winslow error in the bottom of the first. The Bulldogs struck back with a vengeance and took a 10-2 lead in the top of the second. Ty Hancock doubled, Levi Smith walked before Tommy Gomez, Roman Guzman, Chris Reyes and Bubba Cuellar all singled. Wendell Carter walked and Kraig Shirley singled. Anthony Huerta tripled and Hancock homered in his second trip to the plate in the inning. Gomez got his second single of the inning but that did not figure in the scoring.
The Cowboys cut the margin to 10-4 in the bottom of the second on two singles, a double and an error. Winslow increased the lead to 13-4 in the top of the third on an error and singles by Carter, Huerta and Smith.
Camp Verde cut the margin to 13-5 in the bottom of the fifth on a double and a single. Winslow plated its last six runs in the top of the sixth on singles by Huerta and Hancock, doubles by Smith and Gomez and a hit batsman.
Reyes got the win working five innings and giving up five runs, four of which were earned, on seven hits and four walks with five strikeouts. Carter worked an inning in relief and allowed only a single hit.
Hancock was three for four with a home run and a double. Gomez was three for four with a double. Huerta was three for five with a triple. Smith was two for three with a double. Cuellar was one for two as was Jevon Estelle. Shirley was two for five with a triple. Guzman and Reyes were one for three.