Archive for October, 2011


Game 2: Peterson leads Reds to Game 2 Win

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Jeremey Peterson drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 7th inning to give the Reds a 7-6 victory over the Grays in the 2011 Reno High Fall World Series. The Grays had taken a 3-0 lead in the top of the first rinning when Austin Atkerson drove in 2 runs with a single to left field. The Reds responded however by scoring 2 runs in the bottom of the 1st as Garrett Hampson and Connor Bush both scored after getting a BB and HBP respectively. This same dynamic duo, Hampson and Bush, were also responsible for getting two more runs in the 2nd inning as Hampson singled in Adam Leinen. Bush then drove in Michael Riedeman and Garrett Hampson with a double to deep left field. The Grays then took a 6-5 lead by scoring 3 runs in the top of the 5th inning. This rally started when Grant Kukuk led off the inning with a double. Max Keller drew a 2 out walk which led to a double RBI by sophome Joe Bath. Freshman Orlando Lorang then doubled and gave the Grays a 6-5 lead going into the bottom of the 6th inning. Lorang also turned in the Defensive Play of the Day as he made a diving catch double play late in the game. The Reds then took advantage of a lot of freebies in th 6th an 7th inning as Kurt Hillson (HBP), Connor Bush (BB), and RJ Bush (BB ) all ended up scoring. Game MVP’s were Jeremy Peterson for the Reds and Krant Kukuk for the Grays.

Stars of Game 2

Box Score of Game 2

 

Game 1: Wallace, C. Bush lead Reds to extra inning win

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Kevin Wallace scored the go ahead run when Kurt Hillson singled to left field to give the Red team a 6-5 victory over the Gray team. There was a ton on enthusiasm and energy from both teams in a spectacular game 1. The Reds scored 2 runs in the top of the 2nd inning as Kevin Wallace and Jeremy Peterson scored the runs. The Grays came right back to make the score 2-1 when freshman Orlando Lorang drove in Max Keller. Kevin Wallace finished the game with two singles and a walk. He also caught a good game behind the plate as he had 5 successful blocks. For his efforts, Wallace was named one of the game’s Most Valuable Player. With the Reds holding a dominating 5-1 lead going into the bottom of the 6th inning the Grays finally woke up. They took advantage of a wild Red Bullpen when 2 walks scored in the bottom of the 6th inning. Austin Atkerson and Max Keller both had walked and then scored when Drake Boucher and Joe Bath drove them in. Austin Smith enteredmthe game and tried to get the save for the Reds.

However, Jake Clark walked and Grant Kukuk laced a double to set the table to tie up the game. Austin Atkerson hit a deep sacrifice fly to right field scoring Clark. Kukuk then was awarded home plate as Michael Reideman’s throw ended up in the home dugout. The Reds then answered this rally by scoring the run in the top of the 8th inning when Hillson drove in Wallace. Connor Bush then came on to pitch the bottom of the 8th inning and get the save for the Reds. Connor Bush had a productive day at the plate with a perfectly executed hit and run and an RBI double. He also retired all three Gray batters in the 8th to get the save. For his efforts, Connor Bush was also named the Game MVP. Game two is set for Friday at Noon.

 

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