Wednesday Mar 27 2013
Bruins gets Easter tourney victory; Falcons fallBy: Journal sports staff
Travis Anderson pitched a no-hitter and the Bear River Bruins beat Oroville 14-0 in a five-inning game to claim the Selma High School Easter Tournament Wednesday.
Anderson struck out five and walked five.
Bear River (7-7) advanced to the title game after routing Riverdale 15-1 Wednesday morning.
“We’re starting to peak,” said coach Dahorl Ennis, whose team won the Redding Easter Tournament last year. “We’re excited about that.”
Jake Sypnicki of the Bruins, who was 2 for 3 with two RBI and a double vs. Riverdale and 3 for 3 with two RBI and a double against Oroville, was named the tournament’s MVP.
Against Riverdale, Brody Beck got the win in 4 1/3 innings of work. He struck out four, walked two and allowed no earned runs.
Andrew Reis was 1 for 3 with a RBI and a double, Andrew Harris was 2 for 2 with two RBI, Anderson was 1 for 2 with a double and four RBI and Tyler Toft was 2 for 3 with a RBI.
In the Oroville game, Beck was 1 for 2 with a RBI, Reis went 1 for 3 with a RBI and a double, David Chorjel was 2 for 4 with four RBI and a double, Harris was 1 for 4 with four RBI, Michael Raigoza was 2 for 3 with a triple and Toft added two RBI.
The Bruins, who resume Pioneer Valley League play Wednesday when they host Center at 4 p.m., went 4-1 overall at the Selma tourney.
Whitney 6, Colfax 4 — The Falcons (8-4) were in prime position to grab the River City Classic tournament title with a 4-2 lead going into the bottom of the sixth. But Colfax squandered its advantage by allowing four runs in the frame. Next up for the Falcons is a huge showdown at Lincoln in a battle of Pioneer Valley League unbeatens Wednesday at 4 p.m.