Bonneville smacks five homers en route to Region 5 blowout of Box Elder

Apr 24 2010 - 12:48am

BRIGHAM CITY -- The Lakers unleashed their lineup on the league-leading Bees on Friday afternoon.

Bonneville cracked five home runs en route to a five-inning 12-1 victory over Box Elder in Region 5 baseball action.

Austin Land hit a pair, Jack Hall, Sam Hall and Logan Jugler added homers for the Lakers, who went 2-1 on the week and tightened the region race considerably.

"This was a huge week for us, and the kids showed up today," Bonneville coach Trevor Howell said. "We played well defensively. Bryan (Heward) pitched well. We're making strides."

Bryan Heward doubled and pitched a three-hitter for Bonneville, tied with Mountain Crest at 6-2, 11-4 overall. Taylor Hadfield took the loss for the Bees, now 8-1, 12-5 overall.

In the other Region 5 game, Logan topped Sky View 4-3 in eight innings in Cache Valley.

The Mountain Crest-Ogden game was postponed due to field conditions.

Region 1 Clearfield 7, Roy 2

At Roy, the Falcons jumped back into the playoff race behind an impressive pitching performance from Adam Frei and cluch hitting at the plate.

Cameron Clark homered and doubled as part of a 4-for-4 effort. Brandon Parry and Colton Thompson each added a pair of hits for Clearfield (5-5 in region, 5-9 overall).

Meanwhile, Frei allowed six hits and struck out six.

Roy's Skyler Coombs homered and Kyle Duncan and Bubba Blau added doubles. Jason Moore took the loss for the Royals (6-4, 8-7).

Two other Region 1 games were postponed due to weather or field conditions.

In Region 11 action, league-leading Juan Diego topped Grantsville 18-5

Softball Region 5

* BONNEVILLE 13, SKY VIEW 1 (FIVE INNINGS): At Smithfield, the league-leading Lakers grabbed a 12-zip three-inning lead.

Bonneville, on an 11-game winning streak, is 14-3 overall, 10-0 league).

The Bobcats are 4-12, 3-7.

* BOX ELDER 14, OGDEN 1 (FIVE INNINGS): In a game moved to Brigham City, the Bees blasted the Tigers with a 14-hit attack.

Miranda Stokes went 4-for-4 with a double, two RBIs and scored four runs. Miranda Hernandez was 2-for-5 with two runs; Kortney Law went 3-for-3 with a sacrifice, two RBIs and three runs; and Rachael Hunsaker was 2-for-2 with an RBI and a run, reached base on an error and was hit by a pitch for Box Elder (10-5, 8-2).

Casidy Callahan went 2-for-3 with a double; Nikki Thompson was 2-for-2; and Lauren Montierth had an RBI single for Ogden (3-15, 1-9).

Region 11

* BEAR RIVER 10, JUAN DIEGO 0 (FIVE INNINGS): At Garland, senior right-hander Nicole Johnson blanked the Soaring Eagle on two hits with 10 strikeouts and no walks.

The two-time defending state 3-A champion Bears (16-1, 7-0) won their fifth consecutive game behind a six-run first inning, featuring five hits and two doubles.

Morgan Summers went 2-for-3 with three stolen bases and scored two runs. Kelli Smart smacked a two-run double with a run; Shaunie Owen walked, drilled a double and scored two runs; Johnson was 2-for-2 with a two-run double, an RBI single and a run; and Kim Knudsen went 2-for-3 with a fielder's choice, a run-scoring double, an RBI single and three runs for Bear River.

Juan Diego is 5-8, 3-3.

* MORGAN 10, BEN LOMOND 0 (FIVE INNINGS): At Morgan's Wilkinson Complex, junior right-hander Whitney Titus tossed a two-hitter with 11 Ks and no walks for her third season shutout.

Titus, who was dropped from fourth to sixth in the Trojans' batting order, went 2-for-2 with a walk, two triples and three RBIs. Tiffany Olson was 3-for-3 with two runs; Melanie Bartholomew drilled a two-run double with an RBI groundout and a run; and Cassia Gray and Kenzie Moore each had a run-scoring single for Morgan (9-10, 4-4).

The Scots are 2-14, 0-7.

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