BONNERS FERRY — Sandpoint baseball picked up a doubleheader sweep of Bonners Ferry on Tuesday.
The Bulldogs sailed to a 20-2 victory within the first recreation and had been forward 15-6 within the second recreation when it was known as after the fourth inning resulting from darkness.
Regardless of the 2 wins, head coach Chase Tigert mentioned he thought his crew did not play their model of baseball and there are a number of issues they should work on shifting ahead.
“In all actually, it wasn’t nice,” he mentioned. “Clearly, we bought two wins, which is at all times good … however I do not assume we performed wherever close to our capability.”
Sandpoint scored 11 runs within the fourth inning of the primary recreation to 10-run rule the Badgers. Avery Bocksch and Max Thielbahr every drove in three runs, and Ethan Butler and Zeke Roop had two RBIs.
Bocksch began on the mound, placing out three whereas permitting 5 hits and two runs throughout three innings.
“He did nice,” Tigert mentioned about Bocksch. “Avery goes up there and he kilos the zone and he competes.”
Blake Sherrill closed out the sport for the Bulldogs on the bump, placing out two and permitting no hits in two innings of labor. It was his first look on the mound this season and Tigert mentioned he actually attacked the strike zone.
Butler made his season debut on the bump within the sequence finale. It was his first begin for Sandpoint since his freshman 12 months when he earned all-league honors. Final January, Butler had surgical procedure to restore a torn labrum in his throwing arm.
He allowed 5 runs and 4 hits throughout two innings to seize the win. He additionally recorded 5 strikeouts.
Tigert mentioned it was superior to see Butler again on the mound.
“I believed at the moment was an excellent day alternative for him to get again into the swing of issues and it was simply actually thrilling,” he mentioned. “He is an incredible child and a implausible participant and teammate, and simply to have the ability to see him get again onto the bump doing one thing he loves was actually nice.”
Cody Newhart and Mike Riley every drove in two runs for the Bulldogs.
Tigert mentioned the Bulldogs had been capable of put collectively high quality at-bats and labored the depend effectively, however they should do a greater job of profiting from runners in scoring place.
Sandpoint (6-1) hosts Priest River for a doubleheader at three p.m. Thursday at Struggle Memorial Area.
SHS 222 (11)three — 20 7 three
BF 020 00 — 2 5 2
Sport known as after 5 innings resulting from 10-run rule
Bocksch, Sherrill (four), Mike Riley and Trevor Brackett. Teigan Banning, Elijah Dahl (three), David Hammons (four) and Bo Bateman. W — Bocksch. L — Banning.
HITS: SHS — Roop 2, Newhart, MacDonald, Thielbahr, Williams, Bocksch. BF — Bateman, Newell, Hammons, Willis, Dahl. 2B — MacDonald.
SHS (11)04 0X — 15 eight 1
BF 321 0X — 6 four four
Sport known as resulting from darkness
Ethan Butler, Jack Zimmerman (three) and Brackett. Spencer Eby, Porter Schulte (1), Blake Rice (1), Wilson Newell (three) and Bateman.
HITS: SHS — Newhart, MacDonald, Riley, Sherrill, Zimmerman, Butler, Garcia, Bocksch. BF — Newell 2, Bateman, Hammons. 2B: Zimmerman, Newhart, Newell, Hammons. 3B — Bateman.