Bighorns sweep Seagulls |

Bighorns sweep Seagulls

Derek Mayer and Western Nevada College’s Jeff Barto gave the Nevada

Bighorns summer college baseball team impressive starts on the mound

to lead a doubleheader sweep of the San Francisco Seagulls on Sunday

at John L. Harvey Field.

The Bighorns won the opener 8-1 and the nightcap 12-4. In the opener

Mayer allowed one run on five hits over five innings. Ryan Shepherd

and Blake Nahlem each pitched a scoreless inning for the Bighorns.

Offensively for the Bighorns, Brett Lisher and Eric Maupin each went

2-for-4 with an RBI, Jeff Young was 1-for-3 with two RBI, Adam

Anderson was 2-for-3 with two RBI, Matt Winter was 2-for-3 with an

RBI and Kevin Schlange and Travis Ice each added a hit.

Barto allowed one run on three hits over five innings in the nightcap.

Young got the Bighorns off to a fast start when he belted a two-run

home run in the first inning. Young, Ice and Anderson all had two

hits, D.J. Brady was 3-for-3 with an RBI, Schlage and Sam Feiner each

had two hits and an RBI and Sean Costella went 1-for-3 with an RBI for

the Bighorns (8-6).

The Bighorns will next play when they begin a four-game series against

the Lodi Grapesox in Lodi, Calif., beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday.