Eagle Baseball Has Victories Against Watford City, Lone Peak; Gets First Home Run Of The Season

The Sidney Eagle baseball team had their first victory of the season, beating Watford City on Tuesday, April 2, with a score of 9-6.

The Watford City Wolves were the first to score. In the top of the second inning the Sidney Eagles scored after Trace Bain hit a triple and was brought home by Braden Harris.

The Wolves took the lead in the bottom of the third making the score 2-1.

In the top of the fifth, the Eagles captured the lead, 3-2, after Gradin Sukut hit a double and Cooper McNally lined out, scoring one run each.

Watford took the lead again in the bottom of the sixth adding three more runs.

The Sidney Varsity Eagles, flipped the game on its head in the top of the seventh, scoring six runs on one hit to take a 9-6 lead. Blake Johnson hit a triple that drove in three.

Cayden Heck was a relief pitcher in the seventh inning. He allowed zero hits and four runs (two earned) over two innings, striking out two and walking four.

Blake Johnson was the starting pitcher. He surrendered zero hits and two runs (one earned) over four innings, striking out four and walking five. Bain pitched to the end of the game.

Scoring for the Eagles were Harris, Ryder Hanson, Kayson Radke, and Johnson.

For the Wolves, Ethan Evenson led the team with two runs batted in. Josh Chavez went one for two at the plate to lead Watford City in hits. Nolan Dahl led the Wolves pitching with three walks. Overall, the team had a strong eye at the plate, tallying nine walks for the game.

On Friday, April 5, the Eagles traveled to Belgrade to beat Lone Peak with a score of 18-9 and lost to Belgrade 2-8.

Against the Lone Peak Big Horns, #15 Ty Schepens hit a home run to left field in the seventh inning bringing three across the plate.

The Eagles started the game on fire scoring eight runs in the first inning.

Radke led the team with four hits. Heck, Hansen, and Sukut each collected multiple hits. McNally, Hansen, and Radke each stole multiple bases in the game.

Next up the Eagles fell to the Belgrade Panthers 2-8.

The Eagles travel to Stanley on Monday the April 8. Come to Moose Park and watch their first home games on Friday April, 12 against East Helena, and Saturday the 13th against Williston.


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