Alamosa sweeps season series with Falcons

Alamosa’s Caden Alonzo (13) connects with a Zach Martin (6) pitch during Saturday’s league doubleheader. Alonzo would collect 5 RBI and 1 home run in game one. (VC/Jiron)

LA JARA — A snowy weekend didn’t damper spirits for a league meeting between Alamosa and Centauri. The Mean Moose took both from Centauri winning game one by a score of 7-1 and cutting the second short in a 18-6 five inning affair.

In game one, Caden Alonzo showed timely hitting on Saturday, driving in five on three hits to lead Mean Moose baseball past Centauri 7-1 on Saturday.  Alonzo drove in runs on a double in the first, a home run in the fifth, and a double in the seventh.

Alamosa got things moving in the first inning, when Alonzo doubled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.

The Moose then, put up three runs in the fifth inning.  Alonzo had an RBI home run in the inning to lead the run scoring.

John Lujan earned the win for Alamosa off the mound. He surrendered one run on four hits over six innings, striking out ten.  Ben Wuckert threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.

Martin Garcia took the loss for Centauri. He surrendered six runs on four hits over five innings, striking out eight.

The Mean Moose also socked one home run on the day. Alonzo had a dinger in the fifth inning.

Alonzo led Alamosa with three hits in four at bats.  Gage Calder led Alamosa Mean Moose Varsity 2019 with three stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with six stolen bases.

Zach Martin went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Centauri in hits. Things didn’t get any better for the Falcons in game two.

Bats blistered, the Moose would collect 15 hits, not to be outdone Centauri tallied eight in the high-scoring game.

Kolten Hillis was in the zone on Saturday, tallying four hits and leading Alamosa to a 18-6 win over Centauri.  Hillis homered in the first, singled in the first, doubled in the fourth, and doubled in the fifth.

Alamosa was hot in the first inning running out to an 8-2 lead after one.  Hillis came up big with a homer.

Tyler Duarte took the win for Alamosa Mean Moose Varsity 2019. He went five innings, allowing six runs on eight hits, striking out one and walking one.

Cameron Christensen took the loss for Centauri. He lasted two-thirds of an inning, allowing four hits and six runs.

The Moose socked one home run in game two. Hillis had a four bagger in the first inning.

The Moose also collected 15 hits.  Hillis, Gage Calder, Jose Manriquez, Austin Abeyta, and Caden Alonzo all collected multiple hits for Alamosa.  Hillis led Alamosa Mean Moose Varsity 2019 with four hits in four at bats.

Centauri racked up eight hits on the day.  Tristen Crowther and Zach Buhr each had multiple hits for Centauri.  Crowther went 3-for-3 with two homers at the plate to lead Centauri in hits.

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