POLACCA and WINSLOW, Ariz. - The Winslow Bulldogs wrapped up a busy week with a 19-4 win over the Hopi Bruins in Polacca on Friday and an 18-3 loss to Blue Ridge on Saturday at Winslow. The results left the Bulldogs with a 14-8 record for the season. The week was full of games due to inclement weather in the weeks before. The Bulldogs still had games to play as the season nears its conclusion.
Jevon Estelle got the win over Hopi working three and two thirds innings and giving up four runs, three of which were earned, on two hits and three walks. He fanned six. Colton Corum worked the final inning and a third of the game which was halted on the 10-run mercy rule. He was not scored upon, gave up no hits, walked one and struck out two.
James Martinez and Avery Dashee were one for one. Vittorio Sells was two for three with a double. Chris Garrett was three for five with two home runs. Jevon Estelle was two for four with two home runs. Rhett Hardy was two for four with a double. Colton Corum was one for two with a double.
Johnny Woods took the loss against Blue Ridge giving up nine runs on nine hits and two walks in two and a third innings of work. James Martinez also gave up nine runs on seven hits and four walks in two and a third innings. Colton Corum worked a third of an inning and only gave up a walk.
Blue Ridge scored once in the first inning but plated seven in the second and another in the third. Four runs in the fourth inning and five in the fifth brought the mercy rule into effect. Winslow scored twice in the bottom of the first for their only lead and once in the fifth.
The Bulldogs had only seven hits led by Matt Smith's three for three with a double performance. Vittorio Sells was two for three with a home run. Jevon Estelle and Chris Garrett were both one for three.