By Ray Hamill — Bode Joyner’s big day at the plate highlighted a successful return to action for the Humboldt Eagles 19U American Legion baseball team on Friday.
Joyner finished 3-for-4 with two doubles and four RBIs to lead the Eagles to a 12-2 win over the NorCal Nationals in game two of a doubleheader, after they had taken the opener 5-0.
“Bode Joyner had a monster game,” Eagles head coach Matt Tomlin said. “He hit the heck out of the ball.”
Check out some of the offensive highlights here …
Cameron Saso and Landon Gomes each had hits in both games.
Saso had an RBI double in the opener and followed that with a two-RBI single in the bottom of the first inning of game two.
Gomes also looked in mid-season form, finishing with three hits and an RBI over the two games.
For more on the games, see Eagles 19U impress in opening day sweep …
The Eagles will continue a busy weekend of games with a doubleheader against the Sacramento Better Baseball. on Saturday afternoon.
The games will be played at St. Bernard’s with first pitch set for 1 p.m.