Nevada Bighorns fail to overcome Folsom Pioneers’ lead
FOLSOM, Calif. ” The Nevada Bighorns summer college baseball team
couldn’t overcome a seven-run third inning for the Folsom Pioneers as
the Pioneers went on to a 10-4 win on Sunday in Folsom. Calif.
Matt Chavez hit a three-run home run to spark the third inning rally
for the Pioneers. The Pioneers scored two runs in the first and the
seven runs in the third gave them a 9-0 lead.
In the fourth, Jeff Young and Eric Maupin walked and Adam Anderson
followed with an RBI single for the Bighorns to cut the deficit to
9-1. The Pioneers took a 10-1 lead in the fourth on an RBI sacrifice
The Bighorns scored three runs without a hit in the fifth to close to
within 10-4. Kevin Decker, Royal Good, Ray Barrett and Shane
Kockenmeister all walked to force in a run with no outs. Maupin
followed with an RBI sacrifice fly and another run scored on a
fielder’s choice to make it 10-4.
Kyle Flagg pitched two scoreless innings and Ryan Shepherd and Maupin
each pitched a scoreless inning for the Bighorns. Anderson had three
hits while Barrett, Kockenmeister and Decker all added a hit for the
Bighorns, who will next play the Reno Astros semipro team at 7 p.m.
Wednesday at Moana Stadium.