Crimson Cliffs hosts Pine View in an Area 10 baseball game, Washington, Utah, April 8, 2022 | Photo by E. George Goold, St. George News
ST. GEORGE- The Crimson Cliffs High School baseball team suffered their first loss of the season on Friday night in a visit to Pine View that beat the Mustangs 4-3.
Elsewhere, Dixie maintained her unblemished top spot in the Region 10 standings after a 13-3 victory at Hurricane.
And Snow Canyon scored three times in the seventh inning to come from behind and beat Cedar 6-4.
Below are recaps of last week’s Region 10 action on the baseball field.
Pine View 4, Crimson Cliffs 3 | Purple Cliffs 7, Pine View 3
Both teams won on the road in this home and away series.
On Friday, Pine View scored its four runs in the top of the third inning. Luke Iverson and Brady Barney each had two hits for the Panthers in the contest.
Kyson Milne had two RBIs for Pine View while Dylan Becker and Barney drove the other two runs for the winners.
Crimson Cliffs had two RBIs from Trey Evans and another from Brex Starley, but couldn’t tie the game in their last game at bat in the bottom of the seventh.
Brandon Roundy pitched all game for Pine View, with his winning line showing seven innings pitched, three runs (one unearned) allowed six hits with a walk and eight strikeouts.
On Tuesday, Crimson Cliffs scored four runs in the top of the third inning to take a lead he would never relinquish.
Ty Maynard led the way for the Mustangs with three RBIs in the win. Ty West had two RBIs and Petey Soto drove in a run for Crimson Cliffs. Beau Sampson was the winning pitcher.
Milne, Becker and Brady Roundy accounted for RBIs in the Pine View loss.
Dixie 13, Hurricane 3 | Dixie 7, Hurricane 5
Dixie scored 20 points in his two games against the Tigers to win the sweep.
On Friday, the Flyers secured five spots in the first and third innings to take the win.
Seven different batters had at least one RBI for the winners, with Bronson Thorpe, Boston Vest and Grayson Erickson each leading by two runs apiece.
Cayson Bell pitched the first four innings for Dixie and took the win while Erickson pitched the final three innings from the mound.
Dixie’s senior line of Shea Anderson, Kael Martinez and Jayden Davis each stole a base in the win.
On Tuesday, Dixie survived a late-inning rally to edge out the Tigers at Dixie.
Malcom Bartholomew took the pitching victory for Dixie while Mason Shumaker took the loss for the Tigers.
Derek Kesterson and Logan Leavitt led the way at home plate for the Flyers, who each drove in two runs for the winners. Blake Watson, Grayson Erickson and Ridge Erickson all accounted for single RBIs.
Meanwhile, Shumaker led two Tigers to keep things close. Casey Robinson, Jaxon Jones and Zach Beard each had an RBI for Hurricane.
Snow Canyon 20, Cedar 7 | Snow Canyon 6, Cedar 4
Snow Canyon swept Cedar this week, with the Warriors first winning 20-7 at home on Tuesday and then coming from behind in the final set to defeat the Reds 6-4 at Cedar City on Friday.
In Tuesday’s game, the game was tied 3-3 after one inning, but the Warriors retired with an eight-point rally late in the second. They then added nine more runs over the next two innings.
Snow Canyon hit 19 hits, including five home runs, during the contest, which ended after the start of the fifth inning due to the mercy rule.
Luke Anderson had a monster game at home plate for Snow Canyon, going 4-for-4 with two home runs and six RBIs. He also had a double and a triple, meaning he was just one single away from completing the round.
Starting pitcher Ethan Anderson took the win on the mound for Snow Canyon, while Cedar’s Miles Topham suffered the loss.
Friday afternoon at Cedar, the game was scoreless after three innings, but Snow Canyon put two runs on the board in the top of the fourth and later added a run in the fifth. Cedar responded with one in the fourth and three more in the fifth to take a 4-3 lead.
In the top of the seventh, Snow Canyon’s Drake Kelly hit a two-run single to give the Warriors a 6-4 lead, which ended up being the final score, as Cedar was only able to get one runner at the end of the seventh. , walking. Kelly finished with three hits and three RBIs.
Relief pitcher Talan Kelly, who replaced starter Jake Johnson in the fifth inning, picked up the win for Snow Canyon, while Kas’n Crandall suffered the loss for Cedar.
— written by Jeff Richards
Region 10 baseball standings, as of April 9 (region, overall):
- Dixie 4-0, 14-3
- Crimson Cliffs 5-1, 14-1
- Desert Hills 3-1, 10-6
- Snow Canyon 3-3, 13-5
- Pin View 2-4, 13-4
- Hurricane 1-3, 8-6
- Cedar 0-6, 5-12
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