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Westco sweeps Gering on the diamond

Westco sweeps Gering on the diamond

The Westco Zephyrs and Express went crosstown and swept a pair of games from Gering on Thursday night at Oregon Trail Park.

We had the seniors game for you on KNEB. Jeff Kelley had the radio call on 960, 100.3 and kneb.com while Chuck Schwartz brought you the action on kneb.tv.

The star of the night for the Zephyrs was starting pitcher Trent Richter, who posted is best outing of the season. Richter tossed a seven inning complete game that included 12 strikeouts as he picked up the win allowing one earned run on six hits.

Offensively for the Z’s, Carlos Felix finished 3-4 with two runs scored and an RBI. Evan Hughes also notched a multi hit game while Cooper Buckhammer drove in two and Braden Lofink scored twice.

Brent Barge got the start for PVC, he took the loss allowing four runs, three earned, on five hits.

Dylan Radzymski and Riley Schanaman each had two hits in the loss.

Gering committed seven errors defensively.

The Zephyrs improved to 2-7 while Gering dropped to 3-5.

In the Juniors game it was the Westco Express handing Gering B&C Steel their first loss of the season, 5-3.

Creighton Dike pitched five inning and struck out three. Nate Blackos got the win in relief tossing two perfect frames with four strikeouts.

The two teams combined for just ten hits. Blake Lofink drove in two runs for the Express.

B&C Steel fell to 9-1 while the Express improved to 2-4.

Here’s the legion baseball schedule for the weekend…

Friday

Gering vs. Martin SD (Chadron Wood Bat Tourney), 1:30

Gering vs. Gordon-Rushville (Chadron Wood Bat Tourney), 3:15

Saturday

Westco Zephyrs at Spearfish SD, 1 p.m.

Westco Zephyrs at Spearfish SD, 3:30 p.m.

Chadron Wood Bat Tourney continues

NTC JUNIORS TOURNAMENT

Wheatland vs. Westco Express, noon

Wheatland vs. Casper, 2:30 p.m.

Casper vs. Westco Express, 5 p.m.

Sunday

Westco Zephyrs at Rapid City, noon

Westco Zephyrs at Rapid City, 2:30 p.m.

Chadron Wood Bat Tourney continues

NTC JUNIORS TOURNAMENT

Casper vs. Westco Express, 10 a.m.

Casper vs. Wheatland, 12:30 p.m.

Wheatland vs. Westco Express, 3 p.m.

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