Truckee baseball: Wolverines take two from Lowry, improve to 12-2
After getting rained out Thursday, the Wolverines won both ends of Friday’s doubleheader at Lowry by scores of 6-1 and 9-8.
The Wolverines improved to 12-2 in Northern 3A league play and 18-6 overall, while Lowry fell to 6-5 in league and 11-8 overall. Thursday’s rain-out will be made up Monday at Fernley.
Senior No. 1 starter Maclane Brady pitched a complete game in the opener to earn the win and improve to 4-2 on the season. He allowed just two hits and one unearned run while striking out eight, lowering his ERA to 1.22.
Truckee had 13 hits in the game, led by Jordan Deiro’s 3-for-4 with an RBI, James DePew’s 2-for-3 with two RBI and Brian Matthew’s 2-for-4 with two RBI. Matt Theis went 2 for 3 with a double, Tanner Churich was 2 for 3, and Ryan Zusy and Brady each went 1 for 4 with a double. Brett Russon contributed an RBI.
The Wolverines were 7 for 8 in stolen bases as Churich and Deiro each swiped two bags.
Truckee needed eight innings to get past the Buckaroos in Game 2.
Bolton started and went five innings, giving up two earned runs (four total) on eight hits and a walk while striking out three before Zusy and Steven Baker came on in relief.
Theis led the Wolverines at the plate, going 2 for 3 with a double and three RBI. DePew was 2 for 4 with a double and Bolton 2 for 5 with an RBI, while Matthew, Morgan Nevin, Zusy, Deiro, Troy Allen and Brady each had one hit. Brady had a double and two RBI, while Nevin drove in two runs and Deiro hit a triple.