WNC baseball falls against top-ranked Southern Nevada
The Western Nevada College baseball team dropped two games in its series with Southern Nevada on Friday in Henderson.
The Wildcats rallied to tie the first game up, but ultimately fell 4-3. In the second they found themselves victims of dominant pitching as they accumulated just one hit in a 3-0 loss.
Fifth-ranked WNC fell to 3-3 in the Scenic West and 15-6 overall, while top-ranked Southern Nevada is 5-1 and 18-4.
In the first game, WNC pitcher Kramer Champlin (4-1) took his first loss of the season. He gave up four runs on six hits and two walks in 62⁄3 innings.
Colby Sokol hit an RBI single in the top of the seventh to tie the game at 3-3. But the Coyotes scored in the home half of the inning to take the game.
Aaron Kurcz got the win for the Coyotes in relief. He gave up one hit, one run and walk while striking out one in 11⁄3 innings.
In the second game, Donn Roach pitched a complete game one-hitter and Bryce Harper hit one of two solo home runs for the Coyotes.
Jeremy Gendlek took the loss in 72⁄3 innings of work.
Andrew Garcia had the only hit on a soft line drive.
The two will play another doubleheader at noon today.