win big at Culdesac
Ronnie Chandler hit a grand slam homer while Kyle Holthaus tossed a 4-hitter as Prairie routed Culdesac 19-3 in 6 innings Thursday, March 20 at Culdesac.
Prairie pounded out 19 hits on offense as 8 different players collected at least 1 hit in the contest.
Prairie picked up a run in the top of the second and then came up with 7 runs in the third. They added 2 more in the fourth to take a 10-0 lead but Culdesac came back in the bottom of the fourth with 3 of their 4 hits, including a home run, to put 3 runs on the board.
In the top of the sixth Joe Schumacher led off the inning with his third hit of the game, a home run. That seemed to ignite the Pirates as they came up with 9 runs including Chandler’s slam, which accounted for 4 of them.
Holthaus had 13 strikeouts in addition to allowing just 4 hits and 3 runs.
Four different Pirates had 3 hits in the game with Holthaus having a single, double and triple, Chandler and Schumacher a homer and 2 singles each and Steven Baerlocher 2 doubles and a single.
Eric Daly had a double and single while Conner Rieman and Tyler Rogers had 2 singles each and Silas Whitley added a single.
With the win Prairie takes a 2-1 record into spring break and they are now 1-0 in league play.
Prairie 0 1 7 2 0 9—19 19 2
Culdesac 0 0 0 3 0 0— 3 4 4
PIRATES BOYS BASEBALL SCHEDULE FOR 2008
7-at Orofino Tournament vs. St. Maries, lost 1-11
8-at Orofino Tournament vs. Colton, 9 a.m.; wet fields, didn't play
11-at Kamiah, no game, Kamiah doesn't have a team this year
13-vs. Potlatch at Lewiston (2 games), 4:30 p.m. Cancelled due to rain and insufficient players available
17-at C.V. (Non-league) won 10-0
20-at Culdesac, won 19-3
3-Kamiah, here - cancelled, Kamiah has no team this year
5-At Lewis County, 11 a.m.
8-at Genesee (2 games)
17-at Timberline, 4:30 p.m.
19-McCall, here, 11 a.m.
24-Lewis County, here
9-10-District continues at Kendrick
16-17-State at Kendrick