Truckee baseball: Doubleheader sweep improves league record to 6-0
The Wolverines remain undefeated in Northern 3A league play after a doubleheader sweep of Dayton at Truckee River Regional Park on Saturday.
Truckee edged the Dust Devils 5-4 in extra innings in Game 1 and won 7-3 in Game 2 to improve to 6-0 in league.
Truckee senior Scott Mathot scored the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning after walking and stealing second base, then crossing the plate on an overthrow of first base.
Senior Justin Vosburgh pitched all eight innings of Game 1, allowing two earned runs on four hits and three walks while recording eight strikeouts. Vosburgh now has a 3-0 record in league.
Michael Fagan went 2 for 3 and provided power at the plate with a double and home run, while Jordan Deiro and Michael Taylor were both 3 for 3 in stolen-base attempts. The Wolverines stole seven bases on seven attempts.
Maclane Brady pitched all of Game 2, striking out nine batters while giving up one earned run on four hits and two walks.
Deiro was 3 for 3 with a run and two doubles and Travis Dwyer 1 for 3 with a solo home run. Kevin Decker went 2 for 4 with three runs, an RBI and four stolen bases on four attempts, as Truckee was a perfect 6 for 6 on stolen bases in the game.
Hitting stats Game 1
Deiro 3-5, RBI, 3 SB; Fagan 2-3, RBI, 2B, HR; Brady 2-3, run; Taylor 1-2, RBI, 3 SB; Dwyer 1-3; Mathot run, SB.
Htting stats Game 2
Deiro 3-3, run, 2 2B; Decker 2-4, 3 runs, RBI, 4 SB; Vosburgh 1-4, run, 2B; Fagan 2-3, 2 RBI, SB; Mathot 1-2, run, SB; Dwyer 1-3, run, RBI, HR; McDonnell 1-3; Russen 1-1.