Bees hold off Diggers for Single-A win

The Idaho Falls Bees built a 4-2 lead after four innings and held on to beat the Sugar-Salem Diggers 5-4 in Single-A American Legion Baseball action Tuesday at Bonneville High School.

The second game of the scheduled doubleheader was tied at 7 when the game was called due to darkness.

In the opener, Sage Trejo went 1 for 1 with a double, a run scored and an RBI while Zac Eldredge was 2 for 4 with an RBI. Ryne Lopez earned the win, pitching all seven innings and allowing two earned runs on four hits and five walks while striking out seven.

Karson Hanosky had a big day for the Diggers, going 2 for 2 with four runs scored. Caleb Cureton was 2 for 3 with a double and two RBIs.


Sugar-Salem 101 010 1 — 4 8 3

Idaho Falls 031 010 x — 5 6 3

SUGAR-SALEM — Pitchers: Derek Ostermiller (L) 5IP, 5H, 5R, 4ER, 6BB, 4K; Caden Christensen 1.0IP, 1H, 0R, 1BB, 0K. Leading hitters: Karson Hanosky 2-2, 4R; Caleb Cureton 2-3, 2B, 2RBIs; Bradley Overson 1-4; Derek Ostermiller 1-3; Gordon Speakman 1-3; Gaige Howard 1-3

IDAHO FALLS — Pitchers: Ryne Lopez (W) 7IP, 8H, 4R, 2ER, 5BB, 7K. Leading hitters: Lopez 1-4; Harwell 1-2; Hoops 0-2, 2R; Sage Trejo 1-1, 2B, R, RBI; Zac Eldridge 2-4, RBI; Nate Delgrande 1-2, R; Tyler Waters 0-1, R.

IDAHO FALLS TIGERS 18, BURLEY 17: At Tautphaus Park, the Idaho Falls Tigers tied the game with six runs in the bottom of the ninth inning then won it with a run in the bottom of the 10th to beat Burley in Single-A action.

Jake Smart had the game-winner, a double to the gap in left-center that scored Spencer Egbert from second with the winning run. Smart finished 3 for 6 with a double, a triple, two runs scored and four RBIs. Nick Chaffin went 4 for 5 with two walks, a run and three RBIs, Orion Tirrell was 2 for 5 with a double and three RBIs, and Hunter Leavitt went 3 for 7 with four runs scored and an RBI.

The Tigers (10-12, 4-4) open play at the Bozeman, Mont., tournament Thursday.


Burley 103 210 145 0 — 17 16 3

Idaho Falls 511 003 016 1 — 16 18 7

BURLEY — Pitchers: Gabe Rebollizo 0.1IP, 3BB, 2H, 5R, 4ER; Mateo Artega 8IP, 6BB, 14H, 3K, 12R, 8ER; RJ Nevarez (L) 1IP, 4BB, 2H, 1K, 1ER. Leading hitters: Davis Gibbons 3-6, 2R, 4RBIs; Trevin Wells 5-6, 4RBIs; Tim Fisher 2-6, 4R, 2RBIs.

IDAHO FALLS — Pitchers: Jace Jones 3IP, 3BB, 2H, 3K, 4R, 2ER; Austin Staker 4IP, 2BB, 7H, 0K, 4R, 3ER; Tanner Sucher 1.2IP, 1BB, 5H, 2K, 7R, 5ER; Conner Jensen (W) 1.1IP, 1BB, 1K, 2R, 1ER. Leading hitters: Jake Smart 3-6, 2B, 3B, 2R, 4RBIs; Nick Chaffin 4-5; 2BB; R, 3RBIs; Orion Tirrell 2-5, 2B, 3RBIs; Hunter Leavitt 3-7, 4R, RBI;