North Tahoe baseball | Myers tosses shutout, drives in four against Whittell
Ryan Summerlin April 19, 2013
The North Tahoe baseball team routed visiting Whittell 10-0 in a Mount Rose League matchup in Tahoe Vista on Wednesday.
Sophomore Mitchell Myers started on the mound and gave up only four hits through five innings, as the game was called on the 10-run mercy rule after the Lakers pushed across a final run in the bottom of the fifth.
Myers was on his game, as he recorded 12 strikeouts and walked only two. He also helped his cause at the plate, leading the Lakers with a 3-for-3 day with a double, triple and four RBIs.
Senior Colin Spencer had two hits and two RBIs, while Miles Johansen had a double and two RBIs, Lucas Early had three hits, including a double, and an RBI, and Alex Tyler had a double and an RBI. Alex Bourriague and Wildon DesLauriers each contributed a hit.
The Lakers scored three runs in the first inning, two more in the third and four in the fourth to take a commanding 9-0 lead. Their final run in the fifth ended the game by mercy.
North Tahoe improved to 9-6 overall after its third consecutive Mount Rose League win.
The Lakers are scheduled to play a nonleague game at Portola on Friday before taking on Whittell again in a doubleheader Saturday at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Lampe Park in Gardnerville.