The Stansbury 19u American Legion baseball team dropped out of the state tournament after a 7-3 loss to Cache Crew Monday night in Pleasant Grove.
The Stallions watched the game slip away early and could not recover. Cache Crew scored on an error and a single in the first inning.
Stansbury lost despite out-hitting Cache Crew six to four.
Cache Crew scored three runs in the third inning on an RBI double.
Crew’s starter went six and two-thirds innings, allowing three runs on six hits and striking out 13.
Ethan Wayman took the loss for Stansbury. He surrendered five runs on three hits over two and two-thirds innings, striking out four.
The Stallions totaled six hits in the game. Nate Nunely and Jace Carroll managed two hits apiece.
Stansbury 12, Mountain View 1
Four hits from Nunley helped lead Stansbury past Mountain View MVB Legion 12-1 on Saturday. Nunley singled in the first, singled in the second, singled in the fourth and singled in the fifth.
Mountain View scored its only run in the first with an RBI single.
In the bottom of the first inning, Stansbury tied the game when Daxton Nakken was hit by a pitch to drive in a run.
The Stallions pulled away for good with three runs in the second inning. Cole Clinton singled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run and Nunley singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run.
The Stallions put up five runs in the fifth inning, batters contributing included Nunley, Kimball Thorpe, and Nakken, who each had RBIs in the inning.
Brandon Bastian led Stansbury to victory on the hill. The righthander lasted five innings, allowing six hits and one run while striking out three and walking zero.
The Stallions totaled 16 hits Nunley, Evan Harris, Clinton, and Trent Jones all managed multiple hits. Nunley went 4-for-4 at the plate to lead in hits.
Mountain View MVB Legion did not commit a single error in the field.
Kearns 2, Stansbury 0
Both teams were strong on the pitcher’s mound on Friday, but Kearns was just a little bit stronger at the plate in the victory.
Jace Carroll started the game for the Stallions and recorded 18 outs.
A single by Clinton in the second inning was a positive for Stansbury.
Kearns’ starter Jones surrendered zero runs on two hits over seven innings, striking out 11.
Carroll took the loss, allowing three hits and two runs while striking out seven.
Wayman and Clinton each had one hit to lead the Stallions.