AZDR Flashback: This day in 2008
Mesquite beat Highland 5-2.
Mesquite’s Zack Davies (Brewers/Padres) and Highland’s Ty West both threw 6 innings of shutout ball before Mesquite tallied 5 times in the 7th.
Highland would answer with a pair of runs in the bottom half but it was not enough.
Davies, a freshman, gave up only 2 hits over the first 6 innings.
Chris Jensen )U of San Diego/ CO Rockies) picked up the save for Mesquite.
Ty West was the hard luck losing pitcher for Highland. Leading hitters for Mesquite were Jared Clerk (2-2), Davies (1-2), Rocky High (1-3). Colton Zebe was (1-2) for Highland.
Sunrise Mountain took down Pinnacle 4-2 in nine innings. Jaff Decker (Pirates/A’s) hit a walk off 2 run blast.
In what was just another thriller in the accumulating list of thrillers in this year’s 5A playoffs, Mountain Pointe beat Mountain Ridge 4 to 2 in 9 innings Tuesday night.
The game quickly settled down into a pitcher’s duel between Pointe’s Jordan Madison and Ridge’s Markel Parker (Rays).
Mtn Pointe scored a 1st inning run on a Derek McCawley double and added another run in the 2nd on a Ryan Klem HR. Ridge scored a run in the 5th on a Kyle Stiner HR, and trailed 2-1 going into
Hitting stars for Mountain Pointe were: CJ Cron(Angels/Twins) who went 2 for 5 with 1 RBI and Ryan Klem who chipped in a HR in 4 ab’s. For Mountain Ridge, Kyle Stiner went 2 for 4 with a HR and a double..
For his three innings of relief, Cron got the win.