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ALL-STARS: Sandpoint 12U baseball stays alive with win over Hayden

by MAX OSWALD
Sports Reporter | July 8, 2024 5:30 PM

HAYDEN — Eli Franz was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs and Sandpoint rallied late to defeat Hayden 6-3 in an Idaho District 1 Little League quarterfinals matchup at Croffoot Field in Hayden on Sunday.

Cruz Oliver had an RBI groundout in the first inning and a sacrifice fly in the fourth to help Sandpoint’s cause. Franz, who doubled to start the fourth, had a two-run single in the fifth which put Sandpoint ahead 6-3.

Kaleb Bogadi went five innings on the mound and got the win, striking out six batters. Mac Peters struck out one batter in the final inning and got the save for Sandpoint.

Sandpoint will face Lewiston on Friday (6:30 p.m.) at Airport Park in Lewiston.

Hayden 000 210 — 3 8 2

Sandpoint 100 32X — 6 3 2

W — Bogadi: 5IP, 8H, 3ER, 2BB, 6K. L — N/A: 4IP, 2H, 3ER, 4BB, 7K. SV: Peters: 1IP, 1H, 0ER, 0BB, 1K.

HITS: SPT — Franz 2, Jorrisen 1. HAY — N/A.

2B — Franz.

RBI: SPT — Franz 2, Oliver 2. HAY — N/A.

12U: Coeur d'Alene rallies late to take win over Sandpoint

- Extended recap from Sunday's paper

HAYDEN — Kaleb Bogadi hit an RBI single, Weston Bostock an RBI double in the fourth inning to get Sandpoint within one run, but Coeur d’Alene rallied to take a 10-3 victory during Saturday’s Idaho District 1 Little League tournament game held at Croffoot Field in Hayden.

Brady Yarbrough had six strikeouts over 4 2/3 innings on the mound and led Sandpoint’s 3-run fourth inning rally after reaching an error, which scored a run. Mac Peters was 2-for-3 with an RBI.

Coeur d’Alene 202 033 — 10 13 2

Sandpoint 000 300 — 3 4 6

W — Haley: 4.2 IP, 3H, 0ER, 4BB, 5K. L — Yarbrough: 4.2IP, 11H, 4ER, 0BB, 6K.

HITS: SPT — Peters 2, Bogadi 1, Bostock 1. CDA — Odenthal 3, Munoz 3, Stach 2, Haley 2, Ackerman 2, Williams 1.

2B — Odenthal, Ackerman, Bostock.

RBI: SPT — Bogadi 1, Bostock 1, Peters 1. CDA — Odenthal 2, Ackerman 2, Haley 1, Stach 1.

10U: Peak, Albertson knock multiple hits in 1-run loss to Lewiston White

- Extended recap from Sunday's paper

HAYDEN — Grady Peak and Nash Albertson both had two hits, but Sandpoint fell just short of Lewiston White 4-3 during Saturday’s Idaho District 1 Little League tournament game held at Croffoot Field in Hayden.

After giving up a run in the top of first, Lane Raykowski hit a two-run single to left field to put Sandpoint in front in the bottom half of the inning. With the game tied 2-2 in the third, Rowin Macdonald put Sandpoint back in front with an RBI single to center. In the fourth, Reed Pierce hit an RBI double and later scored on a passed ball, which ended up being the final run of the game, to give Lewiston the 4-3 advantage.

Sandpoint’s Grady Peak started off the game on the mound, giving up three hits, three earned runs and four walks while striking out six batters over four innings of work. Bryant Hansen threw two no-hit innings in relief, giving up just two walks and striking out four batters.

Sandpoint will head to the tournament’s losers' bracket, where they will face off against CDA Blue on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

Lewiston (White) 110 200 — 4 3 1

Sandpoint 201 000 — 3 9 1

W — Kress: 3IP, 2H, 1ER, 4BB, 7K. L — Peak: 4IP, 3H, 3ER, 4BB, 6K.

HITS: SPT — Albertson 2, Peak 2, Macdonald 1, Olsen 1, Raykowski 1, Hansen 1, Inman 1. LEW — Kress 1, Pierce 1, Rogers 1.

2B — Pierce, Olsen.

RBI: SPT — Macdonald 1. LEW — Pierce 1, Rogers 1, Turner 1.