Lakers AA bounce back twice to sweep Lethbridge AA

Print Article

The Kalispell Lakers AA were in a rally mode on Wednesday evening at Griffin Field, battling back twice from deficits to top the Lethbridge Elks 6-5 and 4-2 in American Legion baseball play.

Kalispell gave up five runs in the top of the first inning to Lethbridge in the opener. The Lakers scored three times in the bottom of the sixth for the 6-5 win.

The Lakers needed two runs in the bottom of the seventh to close out the Elks in the other test.

The sweep pushed the Lakers up to third place in the AA Montana/Alberta Class AA standings with a 12-9 league mark.

The Elks are fourth at 11-10.

The Missoula Mavericks lead with a 17-4 record. The Bozeman Bucks, 14-6, are second.

AJ Wood earned the victory in the 6-5 win. He pitched 2 1/3 innings.

Randy Stultz, 2 for 4, sparked the offense. He doubled and drove in two runs.

Luke Halland, 2 for 3, scored twice.

Logan Siblerud and Ryan McDonald shared mound duties for Kalispell in the second game. Siblerud went five innings. He gave up seven hits and fanned five.

McDonald, who went the final two, earned the win. He allowed three hits, walked a batter and struck out one.

Stultz, 1 for 4, homered and drove in two runs.

Ryan Symmes, 2 for 4, and Connor Drish, one double, were the other top hitters for Kalispell.

Kalispell has three regular-season games left, all at home. There is a single game on Saturday at 7 p.m. with a doubleheader on Sunday starting at noon with Helena.

State AA tournament play begins July 27 in Billings.

Lethbridge 500 000 0 — 5 10 2

Kalispell 110 103 x — 6 8 3

WP—AJ Wood; LP—Nathan Reeder.

LETHBRIDGE — Kalem Haney 2-3, Ty Wevers 0-4, Levi Abbott 2-4, Brendan Schulz 1-4, Noah Wauters 2-4, Skylar Braun 1-3, Zach Tremper 0-3, Dalton Demers 1-4, Logan King 1-3.

KALISPELL — Ryan Symmes 1-3, Randy Stultz 2-4, Eric Seaman 0-2, Connor Drish 1-3, Taylor Morton 0-2, Jack Corriveau 0-2, Luke Halland 2-3, Payton Davison 1-2, Logan Silberud 0-1, Jonathan Craver 1-2.

2B—Braun, Demers, Abbott; Stultz; RBIs—Abbott, Wauters, Braun (2), Demers; Stultz (2), Drish, Davison, Craver.

Lethbridge 010 000 1 — 2 10 3

Kalispell 000 020 2 — 4 7 2

WP—Siblerud; LP—Kale Mosler.

LETHBRIDGE — Haney 0-3, Wauters 1-3, Abbott 1-4, Schulz 4-4, Braun 0-4, Demers 3-4, Josh Kabayama 0-3, Tremper 1-3, King 0-1.

KALISPELL — Symmes 2-4, Stultz 1-4, Seaman 0-1, Drish 1-3, Mo rton 0-3, Corriveau 1-3, Halland 1-3, Davison 0-2, Craver 1-3.

2B—Demers: Drish; HR—Stultz; RBIs—Schulz, Tremper; Stultz (2), Drish.

Print Article

Read More Local Sports

Crusaders pick up seventh straight win

January 19, 2020 at 5:00 am | Daily Inter Lake Codi Kenney scored 16 of her game-high 23 points in the first quarter as the Flathead Valley Home School Crusaders picked up their seventh straight win, 56-40, over North Idaho Christian School on ...


Read More

Glacier sweeps Butte hoops teams

January 19, 2020 at 1:57 pm | Daily Inter Lake The Glacier Wolfpack boys’ basketball team started out hot Saturday in its Western AA battle with Butte High at Glacier High School. Then it got hotter. By the end of a 70-50 win over the Bulldogs ...


Read More

C-Falls High School apologizes, dismisses PA announcer after incident

January 18, 2020 at 5:00 am | Daily Inter Lake COLUMBIA FALLS — Columbia Falls High School has dismissed its public address announcer following an incident at a girls’ basketball between Browning and the host WildKats on Thursday. In a letter da...


Read More

Glacier, Flathead wrestling with winners at Rocky

January 18, 2020 at 5:00 am | Daily Inter Lake MISSOULA — Glacier Wolfpack and Flathead Braves wrestling teams finished out the Jug Beck Rocky Mountain Classic at Sentinel High School in Missoula with several title winners and runners-up. Glacie...


Read More

Contact Us

(406) 755-7000
727 East Idaho
Kalispell, MT 59901

©2020 Daily Inter Lake Terms of Use Privacy Policy