Winslow Bulldogs lose to Blue Ridge Yellowjackets, pound Globe Tigers
WINSLOW, Ariz. - The Winslow Bulldogs baseball team lost a close 10-8 game to the Blue Ridge Yellowjackets in Pinetop April 11 and pounded the Globe Tigers 13-3 in Winslow April 12.
The results left the Bulldogs with a 14-8 record going into the team's April 15 game with the Holbrook Roadrunners in Holbrook.
In the Blue Ridge game Colton Corum took the loss in relief of Jon Bollin. He worked only a third of an inning and gave up five runs on three hits, two walks and a hit batter. Bollin gave up five runs, none of which were earned, on six hits and two walks. Caleb Cirre worked two thirds of an inning and walked one and was not scored upon.
The Bulldogs got off to a good start scoring four times in the first inning on a double by Corum, a single by Adrian Montoya, two walks and a Blue Ridge error. They increased the lead to a seemingly commanding 8-0 lead in the top of the second inning on a single by Vincenzio Sells, a walk, a hit batter and a home run by Corum.
Blue Ridge cut the lead to 8-1 in the bottom of the second on a walk and two errors and to 8-4 in the bottom of the third inning on three singles and a costly Winslow error.
The margin was cut to 8-5 in the bottom of the fifth inning on a hit batter and a single. The bottom of the sixth inning was disastrous for the Bulldogs because Blue Ridge plated five runs to take a 10-8 lead that was to be the final score. The Yellowjackets scored on three walks, a double, single and a home run.
For the Bulldogs, Corum was three for four with two doubles and a home run. Sells was one for three. Montoya was one for four. The Yellowjackets outhit the Bulldogs nine to five.
In the 13-3 win over the Globe Tigers, Matthew Ramos went the full five innings for the victory giving up three runs on five hits.
Globe led 2-0 in the first inning scoring on a double and a home run. Winslow tied the game 2-2 in the bottom of the second inning on a hit batter, a double by Montoya and a single by Bollin.
The Bulldogs scored seven times in the third inning on doubles by Henry Montiel and C. J. Chacon, a triple by Matthew Ramos, a single by Rey Chavez-Velez, three walks and an error. Montoya homered in the fourth inning to increase the lead to 10-3 after Globe scored in the top of that frame on a double and a single.
The Bulldogs scored their last runs in the bottom of the fifth inning on a walk, a single by Ramos and a home run by Corum which ended the game on the 10-run lead mercy rule.
Bollin and Chacon were one for one with Chacon having a double. Montoya was two for three with a double and a home run. Ramos was two for four with a home run. Montiel and Corum were one for three with Corum having a home run and Montiel a double.