Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Caldwell High School
Vallivue High School
Caldwell Cougars Varsity Falls In Back-And-Forth Affair Against Vallivue
Caldwell Cougars Varsity and Vallivue passed the lead back-and-forth on Tuesday, but eventually Vallivue prevailed 16-8. The game was tied at seven with Vallivue batting in the bottom of the fifth when Dyson Scott induced Auggie Valdez to ground out, but one run scored.
Caldwell Cougars Varsity lost despite out-hitting Vallivue 11 to ten.
Caldwell Cougars Varsity captured the lead in the first inning. Dustin Swabel drove in two when he singled in the first inning.
After Caldwell Cougars Varsity scored two runs in the top of the third, Vallivue answered with two of their own. Caldwell Cougars Varsity scored when Ryan Reeves doubled off of Auggie Valdez, driving in one run and Valdez induced Conner Doan to ground out, but one run scored. Vallivue then answered when Lan Larison doubled off of Dyson Scott, driving in two runs.
Valdez earned the win for Vallivue. He went six innings, allowing eight runs, 11 hits, striking out five, and walking one. Scott took the loss for Caldwell Cougars Varsity. He pitched four and two-thirds innings, allowing 11 runs, six hits, striking out two, and walking zero.
Caldwell Cougars Varsity collected 11 hits. Reeves and Swabel each collected multiple hits for Caldwell Cougars Varsity. Swabel and Reeves each drove in two runs to lead Caldwell Cougars Varsity.
Vallivue had ten hits in the game. Larison and Cobe Lehman each collected multiple hits for Vallivue.
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