The fourth ranked Salt Lake Community College Bruins took two wins over Western Nevada 10-0 and 11-1 last Friday to stretch their winning streak to 12 games.
In game one, The Bruins scored in every inning to defeat WNC 10-0 in five innings. Meagan Nielson blasted a two run home run, Maddy Woodard was 2-for -3 with two RBIs and Savannah Webster went 2-for-3 with two RBIs. MaCauley Flint got the win allowing two hits with five strikeouts and Kylee Colvin closed out the game by not allowing a hit.
The Bruins used a six-run first inning to coast to the 11-1 game two win. Malia Campos was 1-for-3 with a triple, Lyndsey Healey finished the game 2-for-3 with four runs batted in and Ariel Zimmerman was 2-for-2. Zimmerman got the win with five strikeouts.
On Saturday, the team completed the four game sweep over Western Nevada by winning 8-0 and 10-2. The Bruins improved to 37-6 overall and 28-4 in SWAC play.
Maddy Woodard led Salt Lake offensively, going 2-for-3 with three runs batted in followed by Savannah Webster, who went 2-for-3 with two doubles. Starlee Hutchings was 1-for-2 with a double.
In the final game of the series, Tanisha Anderson was 3-for-4 with three runs driven home and a triple. Webster knocked a solo home run and off the bench Whitney Holt was 1-for-1 with two RBIs.
The Bruins will next head to Twin Falls for a conference showdown with Southern Idaho. Salt Lake holds a 2.5 game lead over Southern Idaho for 1st place in the conference.
The 18th ranked Bruins baseball team upset No. 7 Western Nevada 7-5 and 4-1 on Friday.
Tanner Banks went five strong innings in game one, giving way to Aaron Robbs and Dane Fuller. Robbs got the win while Fuller picked up the save. Dominique Taylor blasted a go- ahead two-run home run in the seventh to put Salt Lake up for good. Steven Adam went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs at the plate.
AJ Carman dominated game two, going five innings with five strikeouts. Rhett Parkinson went three innings with four Ks and Dane Fuller got his second save of the day with two strikeouts. The Bruins offensive power came from Branden Anderson, Dominique Taylor and Steven Adam. Anderson was 2-for4, Taylor went 2-for-4 and Adam was 2-for-4 with a RBI.
On Saturday, the team fell 1-0 in a pitcher’s duel to Western Nevada. The loss dropped SLCC to 23-5 overall and 14-3 in conference play.
Ruddy Acosta took the loss for Salt Lake, allowing one earned run in the sixth inning. Acosta finished the game with four strikeouts in six innings of work. The Bruins had multiple runners in scoring position but came up a hit short. Braden Anderson was 1-for-2 with a double in the game.
The final game of the series was cancelled.