Goats strong against 2A Blaine in non-league action at Mt. Goat Field

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Connor Wilson had a great day on the mound against 2A Blaine as the Chelan Goats rallied in the third inning and ended up with a 7-4 victory. Wilson threw 86 pitches and didn’t allow any earned runs in the win. 

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by Richard Uhlhorn

It’s spring, and that means it’s baseball season. If you enjoy the game, you should get off the couch and come out to Mt. Goat Field and watch this young Goat baseball team play.

The team is proving that they are here to play baseball. Offensively they are hitting the ball and defensively, their heads are into the game.

On Tuesday, the team hosted 2A Blaine and came away with a commanding 7-4 victory after allowing four runs in the first and second inning.

The Chelan Goats went to work at the plate in the bottom of the second inning to score a run and continued their hitting streak in the bottom of the third inning to put a go ahead run across the plate.

The Goats bats were hot on Tuesday afternoon as the
Goats came away victorious over Blaine in non-league action

Coach Dana Papadsedero commented, “It was a good day for the Goats as our bats continued to stay hot.” The team pounded out 13 hits with Connor Wilson, Colt Corrigan, Bryson Darlington and Kenny Reeves each getting two hits in the game.pa

In the fourth inning, Connor Wilson, who was on the mound for the entire game, had some great back up from the defense which included a nice double play to put Blaine back on the field and out of the batter’s box.

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Third Baseman Colt Corrigan fields a hot grounder to throw out another Blaine hitter in Chelan’s 7-4 win on Tuesday.

Chelan added a run in the bottom of the fourth to go up 6-4 and then added another run in the bottom of the sixth inning to lead 7-4.

In the top of the seventh inning, Wilson closed out the game with a great pitching effort. Wilson threw a 3-hit game to earn the win and didn’t allow any earned runs on 86 pitches.

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Third baseman Colt Corrigan and Pitcher Connor Wilson discuss Wilson’s next batter on the mound during Tuesday’s game against Blaine

Colt Corrigan caught several line drives at third effecting a nice double play from one of those line drives.

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Kenny Reeves (No. 11) was one of four Goats who had two hits during the game against Blaine. Corrigan, Wison and Bryson Darlington also had two hits apiece.

The Goats are out of town on Tuesday in non-league action against Warden, but will return to Chelan on Saturday, April 14 for a double header against Nooksack Valley. The first game is at 11 a.m. followed by a nightcap at 1 p.m.

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In between the double header, the Chelan Athletic Booster Club will be barbequing burgers, hotdogs and chicken burgers with all the trimmings at a great price point. So come out and enjoy the games and lunch.

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