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Bighorns roll to easy victory

Appeal Staff Report

Greg Pellici’s grand slam home run led an offensive onslaught for the Nevada Bighorns in their 20-7 win over the San Jose Brewers on Friday at Governor’s Field.

Tyson Jaquez and Adam Anderson also homered for the Bighorns (12-6). Jaquez hit a solo shot in the first inning to give the Bighorns a 1-0 lead.

After San Jose took a 2-1 lead in the second, the Bighorns responded with five runs in the bottom of the second to take a 6-2 lead. Steve Mays hit an RBI double and Nick Nyman followed with an RBI single.

Aaron Henry and Nyman then pulled off a double steal with Henry stealing second and Nyman stealing home. Jeff Young and Ryan Simpson hit RBI singles to make it 6-2. In the third, Shane Kockenmeister singled and Anderson belted a two-run shot to make it 8-2.

The Bighorns scored six runs in the fifth to make it 14-4. Nyman, Anderson and Young all singled and Jaquez and Simpson followed with RBI singles. Pellici then hit his grand slam.

The Bighorns scored six more runs in the sixth to take a 20-4 lead. Pellici added a two-run double and Mays hit an RBI sacrifice fly during the rally.

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Pellici had four hits and six RBI, Young had three hits, Mays, Simpson, Nyman, Jaquez and Anderson all had two hits, Henry doubled and Billy Moss added a hit. Pete Rogan was the winning pitcher, allowing three earned runs over six innings.

The Bighorns will be back in action today as part of a quadrupleheader at Ron McNutt Field. The Nevada Capitols will play South Tahoe in a doubleheader, beginning at 10 a.m. The Bighorns will then play the Brewers in a doubleheader, beginning at 4 p.m.

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