June 8, 2012
Carson Blue Jays
stopped by Knights
RENO – Despite three hits apiece by Gehrig Tucker and TJ Thomsen, the Carson Blue Jays dropped a 14-6 decision to the Reno Knights Thursday night at Reno High School.
The game was originally scheduled to be two-seven inning games, but was switched to one 9-inning game by mutual consent.
The loss dropped Carson to 2-7 heading into next Monday’s game against the Reno Aces at Ron McNutt Field. Next Tuesday and Thursday, Carson will host doubleheaders.
Carson never led in this one, spotting the Knights a quick 4-0 lead. The Knights pounded the ball against Chase Blueberg, Casey Wolfe, Danny Guthrie and Chazz Nystrom.
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Carson scored one in the fourth, two in the fifth, one in the sixth and two in the eighth.
Tucker went 3-for-3, while Thomsen was 3-for-5 with an RBI. Luke Maher went 2-for-5 with two doubles and three RBI, and Jace Zampirro went 2-for-3.
Benefit run to help WNC player is Sunday
Western Nevada College softball players are hosting a race-run-walk event at 4 p.m. on June 10.
The event will start and end at El Charro Avitia. The entry fee is $25, and all monies collected are going to help pay the hospital bills of WNC softball player Melanie Pfeiffer, who was recently diagnosed with melanoma cancer.
Pfeiffer underwent surgery on June 1 and will attend the event, according to WNC officvials.
A fund for Pfeiffer has been set up through Bank of America. If you’re interested in donating, you can go to any Northern Nevada B of A.
After the run is completed, the Avitia family will host a complimentary buffet.
Participants can register for the run at ww.active.com.
Alexander golf clinic
Sunday at Eagle Valley
The 20th annual Fred Alexander Memorial Family Golf Clinic is Sunday from 11:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Eagle Valley golf course.
More than 35 pros and apprentices will conduct the free clinic, which is open to kids between the ags of 6 and 17, and their parents,
For more information, call 775-772-6180 or go to http://www.alexandergolfclinic.com.
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