No. 18 Salt Lake Community College took two wins over Southern Nevada, 9-3 and 8-6 on Friday. Braden Anderson was a perfect 4-for-4 with three triples and a double in the first game. Steven Adam was 2-for-3 with three runs batted in and Kennedy Kinkade blasted a two-run home run. Chris Conran got the win throwing two shutout innings.
AJ Carman struck out seven batters over 6.1 innings of work to get the game two win while Tyson Popoff knocked a three-run home run. Dalton Gust was 1-for-3 with two runs batted in.
The team completed the four game sweep over Southern Nevada winning 6-4 and 8-3 on Saturday. The series sweep moved Salt Lake’s record to 27-5 overall and 18-3 in conference play.
Rhett Parkinson got the game one win going 6.2 innings giving way to Dane Fuller for the one-out save. Nathan Fishel was 2-for-3 with a double, a home run and two runs driven home. Palmer Page was 2-for-3 with two RBIs in the win.
Ruddy Acosta and Mike Springer combined to get the final win with Springer throwing three shutout innings. The Bruins used a four-run fourth inning to secure the win with Braden Anderson going 3-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs. Dominique Taylor was 2-for-4 with a triple and Colton Barkdull was 2-for-3 with an RBI.
Twin Falls, ID- The No. 3 Bruins defeated No. 13 Southern Idaho 13-3 and 4-1 in Scenic West action on Friday.
The Bruins jumped out to a 4-0 lead in game one behind Tanisha Anderson’s second grand slam of the season. In the third inning Maddy Woodard connected on the Bruins’ second grand slam and Meagan Nielson added a solo home run. Malia Campos finished the game 3-for-3 with a triple and Anderson was 2-for-3 with four runs batted in.
Ariel Zimmerman led Salt Lake to a 4-1 win in game two. Zimmerman allowed one run with seven strikeouts in seven innings of work. Trina Gomez was 1-for-2 with a triple and Savannah Webster was 1-for-3 with two RBIs.
The team then defeated Southern Idaho 9-5 and 7-0 on Saturday. Salt Lake outscored CSI 33-9 in the four-game series sweep. The two wins moved Salt Lake’s record to 41-6 overall and 32-4 in conference play.
Southern Idaho struck first, scoring two runs in the first inning. However a two-run home run by Maddy Woodard gave Salt Lake the lead. MaCauley Flint took care of the rest, striking out 11 batters and stranding 12 CSI baserunners. Malia Campos continued her hot hitting going 3-for-5 with two doubles in the game. Woodard finished the game with four runs driven home with a double and a homerun. Lauren Miller was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and Savannah Webster was 3-for-4 with a double and a home run.
In the final game of the series Ariel Zimmerman took a no-hitter into the fourth inning and finished the game with 11 strikeouts. Offensively, Webster knocked a two-run home run, Campos was 2-for-3 with a double and Starlee Hutchings was 2-for-2 with a solo home run.