Moose baseball begins league play Saturday

Senior Kason Smith led the Mean Moose to a win on Friday, pitching his first varsity game ever. (Jennifer Alonzo)

AHS goes 2-1 in Brush tourney

ALAMOSA — The Alamosa Maroons once again hit the road traveling to Brush to take on the host Beetdiggers, Bayfield Wolverines, and Sterling Tigers.  In game one, AHS got out to a seven-run lead in the fifth inning thanks to two home runs and a six-RBI day from senior Jonathan Lujan. Kason Smith picked up the win going three and a third innings, allowing two runs on four hits while striking out two.  Alamosa only allowed one error to secure the 11-9 victory.

In game two versus Bayfield, the Moose bats remained hot picking up nine total hits eventually beating the Wolverines 14-4. Tyler Duarte earned the win pitching six innings, allowing four hits, four runs while striking out five and walking one. Caden Alonzo drove in a total of five RBIs on a double in the first, a double in the second and a home run in the fifth. Gage Calder also had a homer in the first inning. 

In game three, Trever Rouch pitched #4 Sterling to a 6-2 victory, going seven innings allowing two runs on five hits. Adam Crowder took the loss for Alamosa, surrendering six runs on three hits over two and a third innings. The difference in the game came down to six Alamosa errors. The Maroons tallied five total hits led by Alonzo who picked up three on two singles and a double. 

After playing their first 10 games on the road, Alamosa is now 4-6 on the season. The Moose have lost five close games to top 10 teams gaining valuable experience. AHS now heads into league play Saturday as they travel to Centauri to take on the Falcons in a double-header starting at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.


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