WHITEFISH Nothing came easily for the Glacier Twins on Sunday.
The Lethbridge Elks scored seven runs in the third inning enroute to an 11-2 victory over the Twins during the championship game Sunday of the 35 annual Sapa Johnsrud Memorial tournament.
Offensively, the Twins had six hits Austyn Andrachick went 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI to lead the team. Coby Clark-Dickinson had a double and Jack Schwaiger contributed a triple. But Lethbridge had 13 hits and committed zero errors.
Nathan Hader took the loss for Glacier. He allowed seven hits and nine runs over two and 2/3 innings.
Lethbridge Elks 11, Glacier Twins 2
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Dalton Demers, Nathan Reiter (5), Logan King (6) and Ty Wevers. Nathan Hader, Jack Schwaiger (3), Jay Tyree (5), Corbin Hurst (6) and Zach Veneman. W Demers. L Hader.
Elks Kalem Haney 2-4, Skyler Braun 1-3, Logan King 0-1, Levi Abbott 2-3, Brendan Schulz 1-2, Ryley Chalack 1-1, Ty Wevers 1-3, Noah Wauters 0-3, Zach Trempner 1-4, Josh Kabayama 2-3, Kale Moser 2-4. 2B Abbott, Braun, Moser. RBI Abbott 1, Haney 1, Kabayama 2, Trempner 1, Wauters.
Twins Jack Schwaiger 1-3, Zach Veneman 0-3, Coby Clark-Dickinson 1-2, Austyn Andrachick 3-3, Jay Tyree 0-3, Forrest Kobelt 1-3, Chad Queen 0-1, Corbin Hurst 0-2, Gavin Schroeder 0-1. 2B Clark-Dickinson, A. Andrachick. 3B Schwaiger. RBI A. Andrachick 1.
Kalispell Lakers 10,
Butte Miners 0
WHITEFISH The Kalispell Lakers racked up eight hits en route to a 10-0 victory Sunday over the Butte Miners in the third-fourth place game at the 35th annual Sapa Johnsrud Tournament at Memorial Field.
Randy Stultz and Jack Corriveau had two hits each for the Lakers and Payton Davison had a double and two RBI.
The teams played to a scoreless tie through the first two innings, but the Kalisepll bats got rolling in the third as the Lakers scored all 10 of their runs in that inning.
Ryan McDonald claimed the win. He gave up two hits and struck out four.
Kalispell Lakers 10, Butte Miners 0
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Kinky Leavy, Hunter Bugni (3), Scout Allen (4) and Carson Dodge. Ryan McDonald, Luke Halland (4) and Randy Stultz. W McDonald. L Leavy.
Butte Egan Lester 2-3, Eric Hart 0-2, Ryan Wahl 0-2, Rylan Richards 0-1, Reece Cox 0-2, Ryan Burt 0-1, Coyt Stascar 0-2, Riley Chioti 0-2, Carson Dodge 0-2. 2B Lester.
Kalispell Ryan Symmes 1-3, Taylor Morton 0-1, Randy Stultz 2-3, Connor Drish 1-1, Payton Davison 1-2, Jack Corriveau 2-2, Luke Halland 1-1, Logan Siblerud 0-3, Wes Palmer 0-3, Ryan McDonald 0-0, Jonathan Craver 0-0. 2B Davison. RBI Symmes 2, Drish 1, Davison 2, Halland 1.