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SUNDAY BASEBALL — Big wins for Eagles 19Us, Giants and Crabs


Submitted photo – The Humboldt Eagles 19Us played in Chico over the weekend.

The Humboldt Eagles 19Us won on Sunday, defeating the Reno Outlaws 1-0 in a pitchers’ duel in American Legion action at the Fathers’ Day tournament in Chico.

Jaden Gorge pitched all seven innings for the win, allowing just four hits and three walks, while striking out five.

He got minimal help at the plate with just two team hits, one each from Keenan Morris and Hunter Davis.

But that was just enough in a tight game, with Morris scoring the game’s only run in the top of the fourth.

The Eagles play the Southern Humboldt 76ers 19Us at Newburg Park in Fortuna on Tuesday night.

Giants beat the 76ers

The Northern Humboldt Giants 17Us swept both ends of a doubleheader in Arcata on Sunday, beating Red Bluff 9-4 and the Southern Humboldt 76ers 7-1.

Jared Dixon pitched the win in game one, allowing six hits in seven innings and striking out five.

At the plate, the in-form William Bommelyn had a huge day, finishing with five hits in the two games, including two in the opener.

Will Mager also had a double in game one, with Dixon, Austin Brown, Ethan Thomas, Issac Arriola, Brody Mattz and Ty Ghisetti each also finishing with a hit in a balanced team performance.

Bommelyn continued his big day against the 76ers, finishing 3-for-4 with a double, while Major and Arriola each had two hits, including a double by Mager.

Alex Gorge got the win on the mound, holding the 76ers bats to one run and striking out four.

Gorge also had a base hit, as did Dixon.

With the two victories, the impressive Giants improve to 12-2-1 on the season.

For the 76ers, meanwhile, Jared Egan had two hits, including a double, while teammates Regan Nyberg, Branson Gans, Aaron Head-Mason, Garrett Christiansen and Rylan Lommori each also had a hit.

Joey Quen took the loss on the mound, with Crue Contreras pitching two innings of one-hit ball in relief.

The 76ers also lost to Red Bluff 4-3 earlier in the day.

Nyberg continued his impressive summer with three hits in the loss, while Gans and Wyatt Wilson each had two hits, including a double by the latter.

Garrett Christiansen, Jenner Christiansen and Ethan Ward each also had a hit, while Gans took the loss on the mound.

The 76ers are now 2-7 and will host the Eagles 19Us on Tuesday night at Newburg Park.

Crabs take two of three from the Studs

The Humboldt Crabs took two of three games from the Seattle Studs at the Arcata Ball Park over the weekend.

The Crabs rebounded from a 4-3 loss on Friday, with a 16-4 win on Saturday, and then took the series decider 3-2 on Sunday.

Cole Tremain pitched the win in the finale, while  teammate David Morgan was 3-for-4.

Konner Kinkade led the way at the plate in Saturday’s win, finishing 3-for-4, while Eureka’s Aidan Morris was 1-for-2 with a double, two RBIs and two runs scored, and also walked three times.

Andrew Allanson continued his impressive summer with the team with a home run, while Cade Van Allen got the win on the mound.

In Friday’s loss, Eureka’s Ethan Fischel was 1-for-3.


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