Basalt baseball sweeps doubleheader on road
The Longhorns swept the doubleheader.
The Basalt High School baseball team won both games at Grand Valley last weekend — 17-4 and17-9.
“One of the highlights of the first game was Raul Torres continuing his hitting streak with two hits and an RBI,” said Basalt coach Bud Hickman. Torres also had three stolen bases in the opening win.
Adrian Lujan had two hits and scored three runs.
Michael Glen also continued his hitting streak with a hit, Hickman said. Glen scored twice.
Logan Conley had a double, drove in two runs and scored four times.
Clayton Montgomery, with two RBIs, also scored four
“Noah Schoenberger had a great day with two hits and three RBIs,” Hickman said.
Dylan Gressett scored once and drove in one run.
Anders Brucker had a two hits;
Pitcher Miles Levy also drove in a run.
He pitched five innings, allowing four hits and three runs.
“He made the right pitches when it counted,” Hickman said.
The Longhorns improve to 5-5 on the season with the 17-9 win in the second game.
“Both teams committed several errors,” Hickman said. But we played an outstanding game at bat and scored when it counted.”
Torres had two hits and scored four times.
Lujan had three hits and scored twice.
“Dylan Gressett had another super day at bat with a single, three runs scored and an RBI,” Hickman said..
Glen and Ben Haag each scored a run and each drove in a run. Conley also had a hit and an RBI.
Schoenberger pitched four innings. Glen finished the final three innings for Basalt.
The Longhorns returned home and lost 11-8 to Battle Mountain on Tuesday night.
The Longhorns will host Gunnison in a Saturday doubleheader at 11 a.m.
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The dual-sport student-athlete was named to the Class 3A Western Slope League all-conference first team for softball as one of two Carbondale players on the Basalt High School softball team team last fall.