Photo: 13 Makayla Reyes slides into second base as 9 Izabel Pozar attempts to apply the tag. Reyes was called out on the play in the Badgers 12-2 win over Coconino.
The Prescott Badgers remained unbeaten on the season with a 12-2, five inning contest, at Prescott High School yesterday. The teams battled each other on a very windy cool day with a faithful crowd watching on.
Makayla Reyes led the Badgers with a single, triple, and and two RBIs, while tossing the five innings in the circle for the win.
Kennedy Carr had a double, a pair of singles, and two RBIs. Ruby Tessman had a single and a double. Eliza Legge had a pair of singles. Dana Seavey also had a hit with two RBIs.
Samatha Rodriquez had a two RBI single for the Panthers. It was a tough day for freshman Hannah Thornsley, who pitched the entire contest for Coconino, allowing seven earned runs with five walks, and a strikeout.
The Badgers improve to (2-0) in the Grand Canyon Region and (4-0) overall. Coconino drops to (0-1) in the GCR, and (0-3) overall, and will host Bradshaw Mountain on Tuesday at 4pm.
Prescott will host Mohave on Monday at 4 pm.
PRESCOTT BADGERS 12, COCONINO PANTHERS 2, 5 INNINGS
Innings- 123 45 – R H E
Coconino 020 00 – 2 4 5
Prescott 232 05 – 12 15 2
The Badgers opened up the season by beating the Goldwater Bulldogs 3-1 in the Badger Dome last night.
The home team was on the short end in the first game as Goldwater took the first game 25-23. The Badgers got past that, and won the next three by scores of 25-16, 25-14, and 25-11.
Prescott (1-0) will play at Cactus on Monday at 5:30pm, before returning home to face Deer Valley, next Thursday at 530pm. Goldwater falls to (0-1) and will play at Notre Dame Prep on Monday, at 4:30 pm.
The Prescott Badgers opened up Grand Canyon Region play with a walkoff 5-4 win on a game ending double by Tyson Potts.
Jacob McElfresh led off the seventh with a drag bunt single, and advanced to second base on a sacrifice bunt by Ty Hubbs. Coconino intentionally walked Elvis Hauptman to put runners at first and second, then the one out double by Potts into he wind in right field, gave Prescott the win.
Senior Elvis Hauptman pitched a complete game, striking out 10 and issuing no walks, allowing no earned runs, and just two Panther hits.
The four Coconino runs were all unearned as the Badgers committed six errors.
Tyson Potts had three hits, two of them doubles, along with two RBIs to lead the Prescott offense. Jacob McElfresh and Elvis Hauptman each had two hits. Hauptman also had a pair of stolen bases. Peyton Little had an RBI triple.
Prescott improves to (2-1) overall, and (1-0) in the GCR. Coconino drops to (1-2) and (0-1). The Badgers will make a trip to Flagstaff on Saturday to face the Panthers at 1pm.
PRESCOTT BADGERS 5, COCONINO PANTHERS 4
Innings- 123 456 7 – R H E
Coconino 013 000 0 – 4 2 2
Prescott 010 003 1 – 5 10 6
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The Badgers swept the Goldwater Bulldogs 7-0 on a cold windy afternoon in Prescott.
Coach Sterling Fetty said, “Both teams took care of business in the wind. Not a difficult match, but a good one for our newer players to gain some confidence, and more mental toughness for our seasoned players.”
Next up for the Badgers (1-1), will be a visit by the Estrella Foothills Wolves, on Wednseday, at 3 pm.
#1 Leyton Fetty beat Wyatt Burtless 6-0, 6-0
#2 Owen Thomas beat Andrew Chung 6-1, 6-0
#3 Camden Fetty beat Brian Pham 6-1, 6-0
#4 Cole James beat Brant Michaelson 6-0, 6-2
#5 Austin Dorsey won 6-0, 6-0
#1 Owen Thomas/Leyton Fetty beat Andrew Chang/Wyatt Burtless 8-2
#2 Cole James/Austin Dorsey beat Brian Pham/Brant Michaelson 8-0