Bees take Region 5 battle over Mustangs

Mar 15 2013 - 12:01am

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BRIGHAM CITY -- Senior right-hander Baylee Reeves tossed a four-hitter and the defending league champion Bees made the most of three hits Thursday in a 6-1 Region 5 victory over Mountain Crest.

Five Box Elder players were hit by a pitch, and three of them scored.

"I'm happy with the win, but I wish we would have gotten a few more hits," said Bees coach Mandy Hodgson. "I think we could have gotten a few more hits given the opportunity."

Venessa Quintero had a two-run single in the second inning and a sacrifice fly in the fourth. Kelsey Rodriguez had an RBI single and Karly Bunderson beat out a bunt for undefeated Box Elder (4-0 overall, 2-0 league).

The Bees' Sadie Blacker walked twice, was hit by a pitch and scored three runs. Molly Horne walked twice, was hit by a pitch and scored a run; Myranda Hernandez was hit twice; Reeves, who struck out three Mustangs' batters with no walks, was hit by a pitch; and Kassidy Hedrick was hit by a pitch and scored a run.

* Sky view 5, Roy 0: At Roy's Sand Ridge Park, the Bobcats blanked the defending state 4-A champion Royals.

Wylee Fielding went 2-for-4 for Roy (1-3, 1-1), which stranded 12 base runners. The Royals had the bases loaded in both the fourth and fifth innings, but failed to score.

MaKenna Grow hit a solo home run in the second for Sky View (1-1).

Non-league

* Syracuse 8, Bonneville 7 (nine innings): At Syracuse, the Titans got their first win of the season behind 10 hits.

Courtney Starks went 4-for-5 with an RBI double and scored two runs. Brittany Vasquez was 2-for-3 with a walk and three runs; Alex Valencia went 2-for-3 with two walks and an RBI; and McCall Padelsky was 2-for-4 for Syracuse (1-3), which trailed 4-2 after 6 1/2 innings.

The Titans scored the winning run in the ninth inning, while overcoming four errors in the game.

Mykel Davis went 2-for-3 with a walk, two runs and an RBI and Abby Toller had an RBI single and two runs for the Lakers (1-3). Toller also reached base on a Titans' error and scored.

* Salem Hills 3, Weber 1: At Pleasant View's Earl Heninger Field, the Skyhawks scored three seventh-inning runs.

Warriors senior right-hander McKenna Bull, who has signed with BYU, threw a three-hitter with 10 strikeouts and two walks.

Hali Bennion went 2-for-3 with two doubles and an RBI for defending 5-A champion Weber (1-2).

* Viewmont 11, Davis 4: At Kaysville, the Vikings scored nine unanswered runs spanning the fourth and fifth innings and outhit the Darts 15-8, including two doubles and two home runs.

Cheyenne Norton homered for Davis (3-1).

* Clearfield 11, Ogden 0 (five innings): At Clearfield, sophomore right-hander Bailey Douglas allowed six hits with two strikeouts and no walks.

Lexi Andersen went 2-for-3 with a two-run shot -- she also reached base on a Tigers' error -- and scored three runs.

Douglas was 2-for-3 with two runs; Kassidy Young went 2-for-2 with a walk, an RBI and a run; and Lexy Horning was 2-for-3 with two runs for Clearfield (2-2), on a two-game winning streak.

Ogden (0-1) was playing its season opener.

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