Alex Brown scoops up a ball in an attempt to put out a Cashmere runner at second base.
Chelan splits doubleheader with Cashmere
by Richard Uhlhorn
Chelan came out in the opener of its doubleheader against a strong Cashmere Bulldog baseball team coached by Chelan graduate Jeff Carlson and won 9-7.
Josh Burbery started on the mound and pitched well. Burbery gave up nine hits and struck out 10. He walked only three and gave up only three earned runs, picking up his third league win and fourth win of the season.
Offensively, Chelan had nine hits and three errors during the opener. The Goats started strong when Cyrus Desmarias hit his first ever homerun which was a grand slam. In the fifth inning, Evan Reister also hit a home run. "Evan's was an important hit for us," said Coach Jim Burbery. "It got everybody playing to the next level." Reister had two RBIs and scored twice.
"Kyle Nelson keeps on hitting well for the Goats," said Burbery. He was 2-3 and scored twice. Greg Schultz was 1-4; Josh Burbery was 1-3; Curtis Pusey was 1-2; Alex Brown was 1-2; Cyrus Desmarias was 1-4, with 4 RBI's and Adam Hendricks was 1-3.
In the second game of the day, Cashmere came out on top of the Goats 7-3.
Cyrus Desmarias started on the mound for the Goats and pitched a very good game giving up just 7 hits while striking out nine and walking only one. Cyrus allowed only two earned runs. "Unfortunately the Goats could not produce any run support for Cyrus in this game," said Burbery.
Offensively Greg Schultz went 2-3; Kyle Nelson, 1-2; and Alex Brown, 1-2. Wesley Field had a good game at the plate going 2-3, with a double and a homerun
This coming week Chelan travels to Quincy on Thursday for a non-league match up, and then they travel to Omak on Saturday to play a double header with the Pioneers. First game begins at .