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The Broncos started the weekend with 10-0 rout of the Wildcats. Carson Wooten threw a 5 hit complete game. Aaron Rodabaugh lead the hitters with a 3-4, 2 RBI game. Cooper Thomas and Tyson Dellasilva each chipped in a couple hits, Cooper scored 3 runs and had a triple while Tyson drove in 2 runs with long sac flies to go with his 2 hits. Game 2 was a pitchers dual and Brian Begerow threw a great game. He only gave up 4 hits in the complete game. Defensive errors got the Broncos in the 6th inning and we let a gem of a pitching performace get away in a 2-4 loss. Sundays rubber game was a back and forth for 9 innings, with the Broncos coming out on top with the 8-7 win. Tyson Dellasilva closed the game out with a strikeout with bases loaded to collect the win. Tyson also had a good day at the plate going 2-3, with a double, 2 RBI`s, 3 walks and 2 runs scored. Blake Scherer also had a day at the plate going 2-4, 3 runs scored and 2 walks. Brian Begerow added a 2-4 game, 2 runs and a RBI. Carson Wooten came off the bench as a pitcher only to come up with two big plate apperances that produced 2 RBI`s and a Hit. Great team effort this weekend as we battled back from losing 2 key players to injury and was 1 inning away from the sweep of Weber State.
The Broncos used a 7th inning rally to erase a 3-2 deficit to defeat Wyoming 8-3 in their final game in the Mesquite tournament. Four Broncos had a multiple hit game, that was broke open in the 7th with Tyson Deliasilva`s RBI double. The Broncos sent 9 to the plate in the inning and 8 reached the bags safey. Blake Scherer`s base clearing single put the nail in the coffin for the Cowboys. Tyson then came in and closed them out with a 5 pitch inning for the save. Brian Begerow was 3-4 in the game with 4 2/3 innings of strong pitching. Trevor Freese also went 3-4 at the plate, to add to his tournament total of 7-13 with 3 walks. Great Tourney for the Broncos finishing 3-1 against some real tough competition.
After the tough loss to Oregon the Broncos unleashed their bats against the Santa Cruz team. 6 different Broncos hammered out 13 hits and scored 12 runs in the game. The charge was lead by Tyson Dellasilva with a 3-3 game that included 3 RBI`s, 2 stolen bases, a walk and 2 runs scored. Trevor Freese was not to be out done with a 3-4 game, 4 runs scored, a walk and 3 stolen bases. Then Blake Scherer added the the topping to the offense explosion with a 3-3 game, 2 walks, 3 stolen bases and 3 runs scored. Cade Labbe had 6 strikeouts and pitched his way around several situations in the game and never let the Santa Cruz team get going. The 12-4 win leaves the Broncos setting with a 2-1 record in the tournament with one game to go!
The Broncos lost a pitchers dual to the Ducks in an exciting game. Austin Lake pitched a complete game against the top 20 ranked Oregon team. He had 6 strikeouts and only allowed 4 hits in the 3-1 loss. Austin had a solid team effort on defense for the Broncos behind him that just couldn`t get that key hit. Tyson Dellasilva had a good game at the plate with a 2-3 performance that included a triple. The fans of both teams were treated to a great game of baseball that the Broncos just came up just short in.
The Broncos started their early season tournament in Mesquite with a win over the University of Colorado-Denver. Carson Wooten kept the Pioneers off balance with a strong outing from the mound with 5 strikeouts in 3 innings of work. Aaron Rodabaugh followed, and closed the game with 6 strikeouts in 4 innings. The offense was lead by left fielder Cade Labbe who went 3-3 and had 2 RBI`s, a walk and scored 2 runs. Brian Begerow piled on with a 2-4 performance, 2 RBI`s, a walk and two runs. 5 different Broncos battered Colorado with 8 hits in the 9-6 win for the Broncos.