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Blackfoot sweeps Minico, June 12 baseball round up

At Minico, the Blackfoot double-A American Legion team swept Minico thanks to stifling defense during 15-1 (five innings) and 3-1 wins.

In game one, Blackfoot utilized an 11-run fourth inning to run away with a win. Peyton Whitaker went 3 for 4 at the plate with a triple and two RBIs. Rhys Pope went 2 for 4 at the plate with a double, as the Broncos garnered 14 hits.

After an impressive start on the mound in game one from Payson Mills, Whitaker continued the Broncos’ solid day at the mound in game two.

Whitaker went 6.1 innings, striking out seven and allowing just two hits and one earned run. He walked two and had one wild pitch, as Minico scored just one run on two hits. Ethan Case and Carlos Pimentel went 2 for 3 at the plate. during the win.

BLACKFOOT (AA) 15, MINICO 1 (5 INNINGS)

Blackfoot 010 (11)3 — 15 14 2

Minico 001 00 — 1 2 0

BLACKFOOT — Pitchers: Payson Mills 4 IP, 58 P, 2 H, R, ER, 4 K, 2 BB, WP, BK; Carlos Pimentel 1 IP, 15 P, 2 K, SV. Leading hitters: Peyton Whitaker 3-4, 2 R, 2 RBIs, 3B; Rhys Pope 2-4, 2 R, RBI, 2B; Bensom Isom 2-2, 2 R, 3 RBIs, 2B; Juan Pimentel 2-3, R, 3 RBIs; Joe Maddox 2-3, 2 R, RBI, 2B; Carlos Pimentel 2-3, 2 R, RBI, 2B; Jerod Gough 1-4, R, RBI.

MINICO — Pitchers: Kobe Matsen 4 IP, 97 P, 11 H, 12 R, 12 ER, 3 K, 5 BB, WP; Anthony Ambriz 1 IP, 22 P, 3 H, 3 R, K, BB, BK. Leading hitters: D. Osterhout 1-2, R; Blaze Dennis 1-1, 2B.

BLACKFOOT 3, MINICO 1

Blackfoot 100 110 0 — 3 7 1

Minico 010 000 0 — 1 2 0

BLACKFOOT — Pitchers: Peyton Whitaker 6.1 IP, 106 P, 2 H, R, ER, 7 K, 2 BB, WP; Juan Pimentel 0.2 IP, 8 P, 2 K, SV. Leading hitters: Carlos Pimentel 2-3, 2 RBIs; Ethan Chase 2-3, R; Joe Maddox 2-4, R.

MINICO — Pitchers: Kasen Karpenter 4.2 IP, 78 P, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 K, 3 BB, WP, BK; Alan Ambriz 2.1 IP, 27 P, K. Leading hitters: Kobe Matsen 1-3, R, 3B; Waylon Blacker 1-3.

IDAHO FALLS (A) 5, LARAMIE 3; LARAMIE 7, IDAHO FALLS 2: At Laramie, Wyo., the Idaho Falls single-A American Legion team split its doubleheader against the Laramie Rangers.

In a 5-3 game one win, the Tigers’ starting pitcher Paul Wilson got the win on the mound, as the Tigers took an early 4-0 lead midway through the fourth and never relinquished it. Wilson went 1 for 2 at the plate with a double, as the Tigers scored six runs on five hits.

In a game two loss, Laramie’s offense registered runs early, as the Rangers never trailed.

Zack Lee and Bradley Thompson both his doubles during the loss.

IDAHO FALLS (A) 5, LARAMIE 3

Idaho Falls 020 210 0 — 5 6 2

Laramie 000 012 0 — 3 9 1

IDAHO FALLS — Pitchers: Paul Wilson 2 IP, 24 P, H, K; Kaleb Belknap 2 IP, 21 P, 2 H, K, Chris Dompier 2 IP, 26 P, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER; Bradley Thompson 1 IP, 16 P, 2 H, K. Leading hitters: Paul Wilson 1-2, 2 R, 2B; Braxton Ball 1-3, R, 3B; Zack Lee 1-1, R; Dillon Seely 1-3, RBI; Taggert Miller 1-1.

LARAMIE — Pitchers: Reston Morehouse 5 IP, 97 P, 5 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 4 K, 3 BB; Ramon Gomez 2 IP, 27 P, H, 4 K. Leading hitters: Albert Steiner 3-4, R; Will Yates 2-4, R, 3B; Matt Smith 2-3, R, RBI; Baden Jordan 1-3; Caleb Eaton 1-4, RBI.

LARAMIE 7, IDAHO FALLS 2

Idaho Falls 001 000 1 — 2 3 3

Laramie 122 101 X — 7 10 1

IDAHO FALLS — Zack Lee 2 IP, 39 P, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, K, 2 BB; Nate Rose 2 IP, 36 P, 3 H, 3 R, 2 ER, BB, HBP, WP; Jaxon Sorenson 1 IP, 14 P, H, K, HBP; Eliot Jones 1 IP, 24 P, 2 H, R, ER, 2 K, BB. Leading hitters: Zack Lee 1-3, 2B; Bradley Thompson 1-3, 2B, R; Zach Bridges 1-2, RBI.

LARAMIE — Pitchers: Logan Pickard 5 IP, 89 P, 2 H, R, ER, 6 K, 3 BB, 2 WP; Matt Smith 2 IP, 32 P, H, R, K, BB, 2 WP. Leading hitters: Blake Moore 3-4, 2 R, 2B; Albert Steiner 2-4, 3 RBIs; Will Yates 1-2, R; Reid Baty 1-3, R, RBI, 3B; Spencer Smithbaker 1-2, 2B.

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