PREP BASEBALL: West double leads Northridge to win over Fremont; roundup

Tuesday , April 18, 2017 - 10:23 PM

RYAN COMER and JUSTIN JOHNSON, Standard-Examiner Staff

PLAIN CITY — Andrew West hit a three-run double on a 3-2 pitch with two outs in the top of the seventh, and Jake Porter denied Fremont in the bottom of the inning as Northridge won 4-3 Tuesday to open a three-game series.

Northridge’s big seventh inning was set up by a single from Dakari Armendariz and walks from Ethan Udy and Jacob Rhoades, loading the bases for West who doubled on the seventh pitch of his at-bat.

A walk to Haze Hadley loaded the bases for Fremont with two out in the bottom of the seventh, but Porter ended the game with a strikeout.

The two teams traded runs in the first inning. Udy homered to lead off the game and Tyler Clark scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the inning.

Fremont took a 3-1 lead in the bottom of the fourth. Justin Flinders grounded into a fielder’s choice, scoring Kade Skeen, and Kyler Bush tripled home Flinders.

Both teams finished with six hits.

Porter went the distance for Northridge while Bush started and pitched 6 2/3 innings for Fremont. Bush was replaced by Jestin Schickel in the seventh.

ROY 15, WEBER 11

ROY — Roy scored six runs in the first inning on the way to the Region 1 victory over Weber.

Kaydin Rust led Roy’s offense by hitting 3 for 4 with two doubles, four RBIs and three runs scored. Brody Perkes went 3 for 4 with a triple, an RBI and 3 runs. Anthony Durbano went 2 for 2 with a triple, three RBIs and three runs.

Kru Flint pitched four innings for the win.

BOUNTIFUL 4, WOODS CROSS 2

BOUNTIFUL — Bountiful tallied just four hits but Luke Stout had three of them, and it was enough to get the Braves a victory in game one of a three-game series with Woods Cross.

Stout went 3 for 3 with a double and two RBIs.

Kade Burningham and Dallin Wilcox also drove in runs for the Braves. Burningham pitched all seven innings and earned the win. He struck out five.

Bountiful scored all its runs in the first inning. Woods Cross scored both of its runs in the fifth.

Chase Miller and Andrew Kirchmeier each tallied two hits for Woods Cross.

BEAR RIVER 7, MORGAN 2

MORGAN — Marshall Pond pitched a complete game, allowing five hits and striking out four, as Bear River beat Morgan.

The Bears pounded out 13 hits on the day. Jake Dahle, Kaygen Canfield, Wyatt Sorensen and Tyke Nessen each had two hits.

Chase Trussell led Morgan’s offense, going 2 for 3 and driving in both Trojan runs.

LAYTON 4, GRANGER 3

LAYTON — Layton scored twice in the bottom of the seventh to rally for a win over Granger in the opening game of a three-game series.

Granger committed two errors in the frame, the latter allowing Parker Stone to score the winning run from second base.

Braden Esplin reached on an error to lead off the inning and was later singled home by Ivan Paiz. Stone replaced Paiz on the basepaths and stole second.

Braxton Gold hit a fly ball that resulted in an error and allowed Stone to score the winning run.

Jordan Harrop went 2 for 2 and was Layton’s only player to collect more than one hit.

Brock Wadman started and pitched 5 1/3 innings for Layton. Jackson Jewell pitched the final 1 2/3 innings.

BOX ELDER 8, EAST 0 (5)

BRIGHAM CITY — Logan Larson pitched five shutout innings to beat East in a game shortened by weather.

Bryan Ramirez led Box Elder with a double and three RBIs.

The Bees scored five runs in the third inning and three in the fourth.

Other scores:

Syracuse 12, Viewmont 5

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