The Ely Times

The White Pine High traveled to Incline for baseball last week. Incline won all three of the triple header set. Scores were 11-1, 15-5 and 10-0.

On Monday, April 8, the boys had a non-league meeting with three-time defending 2A state champion Lincoln County in Panaca and lost 13-0.

Incline is tied for the league lead with Yerington both 9-1 at the moment.

In the Friday single game with the Highlanders, the Bobcats tied the game at 1, but in the bottom of the third inning Incline came up with a five-run rally. Jake Harrell singled to score a run, an infield error accounted for two more and Trent Green had a two-run single. noted Jayden Brewer took the loss for White Pine. He went five innings, allowing one run on six hits, struck out five and no walks.

The first game of the Saturday doubleheader, the Bobcats struggled to contain the high-powered offense of the Highlanders. They scored four in the first innings and two in the second inning for an early 6-1 lead.

White Pine got a couple back with single runs in the third and fourth. White Pine did have a three-run rally in the fifth inning. A run scoring single by Shamryn Brewster, a run scoring double by Hunner Doty and a fielder’s choice that allowed Brewster to score.

However, Incline had already pretty well put the game away with a seven run outing in the bottom of the third inning highlighted by a three-run triple from Jacob Leoncio.

White Pine got nine hits in the game. Brewer, Justin Rimington and Caleb Britton had two hits each.

 The second game Saturday was a walkover for Incline as pitcher Chase MacDonald limited the Bobcats to just three hits in a shutout 10-0 win. White Pine used four pitchers and gave up 10 runs on eight hits, and combined for three strikeouts and five walks.

This week, the Bobcats (3-9, 1-7), are at Battle Mountain (5-10, 5-6) April 12-13 and host West Wendover April 16.