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Truckee baseball | Vikings take two at Regional Park

Staff report
Truckee first baseman Joey Gravell makes a play on a bunt during Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader against South Tahoe.
Sylas Wright / swright@sierrasun.com |

TRUCKEE — The Truckee baseball team lost both games of a league doubleheader against South Tahoe at Truckee River Regional Park on Saturday, 15-2 and 14-5.

Liam Loftis earned the win in Game 1 for the Vikings, as he allowed one earned run on five hits and two walks in the shortened game, which was called after five innings on the 10-run rule. Riley Guiragossian started and picked up the loss for the Wolverines.

Miles Guiragossian led the Truckee offense with two hits and an RBI. Nico Gardella contributed an RBI and Riley Guiragossian, Connor Nicholas and JJ Bellon finished with a hit apiece.

South Tahoe banged out 21 hits in the contest, led by Dakota Lynch’s 5-for-5 performance with a double and two RBIs. Dominic Diana drove in four runs on three hits, including two doubles, while Aaron Pfister went 3-for-3 with three RBIs.

The Vikings carried their hot offense into Game 2, picking up another 17 hits against Truckee pitchers Ty Vaio and Bradley VanSchoonhoven.

Truckee managed nine hits against Lynch, who started and went six innings, and Garrett Harley. Vaio went 2-for-2 with an RBI and Michael Jones finished with a hit and two RBIs. Gavin Broad delivered an RBI, while Riley Guiragossian, Miles Guiragossian, Cameron Hollabaugh, Nicholas, Joey Gravell and Teagan Pado each had one hit.

River Quinn went 4-for-4 with a double and two RBIs, and Diana contributed a double and four RBIs to lead the Vikings.

South Tahoe improved to 7-1 in Division I-A play. The Wolverines fell to 1-5 in league.

Truckee is scheduled to host three league games against Spring Creek (5-5 league) on Friday (3 p.m.) and Saturday (11 a.m., 1 p.m.). The Wolverines and Vikings will conclude their three-game league series at Aces Ballpark on April 21.