Prep roundup: Nelson dazzles as Carson High baseball wins
April 25, 2017
Ben Nelson dazzled Tuesday night as the Carson baseball team picked up a much-needed win.
Nelson threw a 1-hitter as Carson won 11-0 in five innings at Damonte Ranch. He struck out seven and walked four.
Abel Carter led the Carson offense, going 2-for-3 at the plate with four RBI.
Carter drove in runs on a double in the first, a home run in the fourth, and a groundout in the fifth.
Carson took a 2-0 lead in the first and extended the lead to 7-0 after a five-run second. With the bases loaded, Bryce Moyle was out on a fielder's choice that scored a run. Landon Truesdale, Jared Barnard, and Kahle Good all singled. Truesdale's single scored two.
A double by Esteban Lopez in the second inning was the lone hit for the Mustangs.
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Truesdale, Jace Keema, Jesse Lopez, and Carter each collected multiple hits for the Senators, who had 13 hits on the day.
Carson, 8-9, in league play entered the day tied for the final playoff spot with Douglas and Reed.
The two teams meet again at 3:45 p.m. Thursday at Carson High School.
Douglas 12, Wooster 4
MINDEN — A five-run fourth inning rally followed by five more runs in the fifth lifted the Douglas Tigers to a come-from-behind 12-4 victory against Wooster on Tuesday afternoon.
Douglas (8-9 league, 11-11 overall) ended a six-game losing streak and moved into a four-way tie for seventh-place in the Northern 4A standings along with Carson, Reed and Wooster (8-9, 13-12).
The Tigers trailed 4-1 going to the home half of the fourth inning before Ayden Murphy and Isaiah Schat connected for back-to-back RBI doubles to tie the score. Two more runs scored on a two-out error as the Tigers went up 6-4.
Murphy was 2-for-3 at the plate with three RBI and Jayden Foster went 2-for-4 with one RBI to lead Douglas offensively.
Haden Keller allowed four runs on six hits over five innings to earn credit for the win.