Trojans run streak to 10 with a sweep

DENVER — The West Marshall baseball team allowed only five hits and three walks over two games, handing host Denver a doubleheader sweep in cross-NICL play here Tuesday night.

The Trojans (25-4) ran their streak to 10 games with wins by scores of 10-0 in five innings in the opener and 3-1 in the nightcap.

Cameron Bannister pitched all five innings of the first game, allowing three hits and two walks while striking out four.

Bannister was also one of four West Marshall players to have two hits, highlighted by his two-run double and three total RBIs. Jake Tollefson had two hits, three runs scored and a two-run triple, Kinnick Christensen had two hits including a two-run double and three total RBIs. Kaden Davis also tallied two hits.

In the nightcap, Ryan Reyerson pitched for the first time in nearly one month but allowed only one hit and one unearned run in four innings in game two. Reyerson struck out three. Christensen pitched the final three frames, recording two strikeouts.

West Marshall broke a 1-all tie with two runs in the top of the fourth, getting a bases-loaded walk by Tollefson that scored Brayden Evertsen and a wild pitch that plated Nat Markle.

Josh Larsen had an RBI single and Gabe Jones doubled and scored for the Trojans.

West Marshall closes out the regular season on Thursday night with a road trip to face Woodward-Granger.


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