Senior Catcher Evan Reister tags a Cashmere runner at home plate to save a run.
Goats suffering at the plate
By Richard Uhlhorn
The Chelan Goat baseball team has been playing well except on offense. Against the Cashmere Bulldogs on Saturday, April 16, the Goats lost both the opener 17-0 and the nightcap 4-1.
“We took it on the chin in game one,” said Coach Jim Burbery. “We had no hits.”
In game two, Chelan lost 4-1. Gunner Gocke took the loss on the mound going only 2 1/3 innings. Aaron Schramm came in to relieve and pitched the remaining 4/2/3 innings.
The team had eight hits with runners in scoring position two times, but couldn’t bring them home. EvanReister was 3-3, Gabe Quigley was 2-3, Tyler Hood was 1/3 and Jerrod Anderson was 1-3.
On Tuesday, April 12, Chelan traveled to Omak for a league game and came out with a 5-4 win over the Omak Pioneers in an exciting 8 inning game.
Gabe Quigley started on the mound for the Goats and went 4 good innings giving up only 1 earned run, but coming up with a No decision because the game ended up tied at the end of 4 innings when Aaron Schramm came in with only one out in the 5th. Gunner Gocke came in and threw the last 3 and 2/3 innings, to get the win for the Goats.
Offensively the goats put the ball in play and came up with some timely hits.
Evan Reister 1-2 w/a HR, Gabe Quigley 2-3 w/a HR, and Aaron Schramm 2-3.
The Goats traveled to Quincy for a non-league game on Thursday and got spanked pretty hard.
The Goats host Tonasket on Tuesday, April 19, beginning at 4:30 p.m.