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Gregersen leads charge for Bandits in doubleheader sweep of Broncos

At Blackfoot, Andrew Gregersen had a big night at the plate Monday for the Idaho Falls Bandits in a Double-A American Legion baseball doubleheader sweep of the Blackfoot Broncos.

Gregersen went 2 for 4 in a 12-4 game one win, including hitting a two-run home run in the sixth inning. He also had a double and four RBIs in that win. Caden Christensen (1 for 5, double, RBI, two runs scored) and Cannon Thompson (3 for 4, double, two runs scored) also had extra base hits for the Bandits, who scored five runs in the sixth inning and outhit the Broncos 15-5. Rhys Pope went 2 for 4 with two doubles and a run scored and Ethan Case went 2 for 4 with a double for the Broncos in game one.

Idaho Falls came from behind to take a 10-4 game two win, trailing 4-0 through three innings before scoring 10 runs over the next three innings. Gregersen went 2 for 3 with a double and two runs scored in the nightcap while Thompson went 3 for 3 with two doubles, two RBIs and three runs scored and Bridger Taylor went 2 for 2 with two doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored for the Bandits (25-4-2), who play a doubleheader tonight at Twin Falls.

Joe Maddox went 2 for 3 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored while Jerod Gough went 1 for 3, a double, an RBI and a run scored for the Broncos (12-14-1), who host Minico for a doubleheader Wednesday.

IDAHO FALLS BANDITS 12, BLACKFOOT BRONCOS 4
Bandits 103 305 0—12 15 4
Broncos 201 001 0—4 5 2
BANDITS—Pitchers: Austin Charboneau 4 IP, 3 R, 0 ER, 4 H, 3 BB, 2 K; Brody Owens 3 IP, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 H, 2 BB, 2 K. Leading hitters: Caden Christensen 1-5, 2B, RBI, 2 R; Andrew Gregersen 2-4, HR, 2B, 4 RBIs, R; Cannon Thompson 3-4, 2B, 2 R; Easton Taylor 3-4, 2 RBIs, R
BRONCOS—Pitchers: Payson Mills 3.1 IP, 7 R, 3 ER, 11 H, 2 BB, 2 K; Emerson Stucki 3.2 IP, 5 R, 5 ER, 4 H, 4 BB, 0 K. Leading hitters: Rhys Pope 2-4, 2 2Bs, R; Ethan Case 2-4, 2B

IDAHO FALLS BANDITS 10, BLACKFOOT BRONCOS 4 (6 INNINGS)
Bandits 000 154 x—10 9 1
Broncos 202 00x x—4 7 3
BANDITS—Pitchers: Austin Shirley 2.1 IP, 4 R, 4 ER, 5 H, 1 BB, 2 K; Jordan Perez 1.1 IP, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 H, 0 BB, 2 K; Alex Cortez 1.1 IP, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 H, 0 BB, 0 K. Leading hitters: Andrew Gregersen 2-3, 2B, 2 R; Cannon Thompson 3-3, 2 2Bs, 2 RBIs, 3 R; Bridger Taylor 2-2, 2 2Bs, 2 RBIs, 2 R.
BRONCOS—Pitchers: Peyton Whitaker 4.1 IP, 4 R, 4 ER, 5 H, 7 BB, 2 K; J. Pimental 0.1 IP, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 H, 2 BB, 0 K; Cooper 0.1 IP, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 H, 0 BB, 0 K; Pimental 0 IP+, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 H, 2 BB, 0 K. Leading hitters: Joe Maddox 2-3, 2B, RBI, 2 R; Jerod Gough 1-3, 2B, RBI, R

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