North Tahoe baseball: Lakers drop two at Pershing County
The North Tahoe baseball team dropped a pair of league games at Pershing County this past Saturday.
The Lakers are now 2-6 in the Northern 2A after the losses, which came by scores of 10-0 and 18-3 against the traditionally strong Mustangs.
Pershing County and#8212; also called Lovelock and#8212; improved to 4-2 in the Northern 2A, and trails Battle Mountain (6-1) and Whittell (5-1) in the league standings. Incline is 4-2 in league and Silver Stage 1-7.
North Tahoe senior Joe Hallman recorded the Lakers’ only hit in Game 1 of Saturday’s doubleheader, while freshman starting pitcher Colin Spencer took the loss. Spencer allowed just four earned runs on five hits and two walks while striking out four.
The Lakers had three hits in Game 2, led by Connor Altick’s 2-for-3 performance with a double and all three RBI. Conner Lewis also had a hit and scored a run for the Lakers, while Oakley Keeler and Neko Sabah each scored a run. Altick, Spencer and Sabah each had a stolen base.
Sophomore starter Brendon Arnold picked up the loss as the Mustangs scored a slew of unearned runs in the first inning. Hallman threw 2 2/3 innings in relief.