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Bullets lose first

game of season

Three Sacramento Legends pitchers combined to scatter seven hits to hand the Nevada Bullets their first loss of the season, 5-1, Sunday at Western Nevada College.

Bo Henning, Griffin Quick and Josh Paige combined for eight strikeouts and seven walks. Quick picked up the win with three innings of two-hit relief. Henning worked four innings,

Tim Lewis and Chris Stocker collected two hits each for the Bullets, while Ryan Eustice, Beau Day and Brooks Klein added one each. The Bullets had trouble coming up with the clutch hit, stranding 10 runners.

Kevin Schulewitch gave up five runs and six hits in picking up the loss.

3 WNC baseball players get drafted

Three former Western Nevada College players are headed to the big leagues. Alums Logan Odom (2009), Kyle Conwell (2010) and Chris Garrison (2011) were selected Tuesday in day two of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft.

Odom, a pitcher, just completed his senior year at the University of Southern California. He was drafted in the eighth round by the Los Angeles Angels.

Conwell was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 22nd round. He is signed to play for Abilene Christian next year, but it is not known whether he will be offered a professional contract.

Garrison, who signed last week with the University of Kentucky, was picked in the 28th round by the Chicago Cubs.

Cowgill hits for cycle in Aces' victory

RENO - Collin Cowgill hit for the cycle and added a run-scoring ground ball to short in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Aces a wild 8-7 come-from-behind win over the Salt Lake Bees Tuesday night at Aces Ballpark.

The Aces rallied from a 7-0 deficit for the win.

Cowgill doubled in the first, singled in the third and fifth, homered in the sixth and tripled in the eighth to hit for the second cycle in Reno Aces history .

It was the third cycle in the Pacific Coast League this season.

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