The Tri-Valley 16U baseball team won their first game of the year on Monday, June 6th over Tea at home. Tri-Valley scored 10 runs in the first three innings on their way to an 11-2 victory.
Tri-Valley put together a five-run bottom of the first inning. Holden Rise, Levi Kretzschmar, and Hunter Foster all had RBI singles. Kretzschmar and Foster both scored on wild pitches. After Tea scored a run in the second, Tri-Valley put four more runs on the board. Everett Althoff and Kretzschmar had RBI singles. Cyrus Kirstein brought home two runs with a single.
Altohff added an RBI single in the bottom of the third for a 10-1 lead. Tea’s second run came in the top of the fifth inning. Kirstein drove home the final run for Tri-Valley with a single in the bottom of the sixth.
Kirstein had two hits and three RBIs. Althoff and Kretzschmar both had two hits and two RBIs. Rise finished with two singles and an RBI. Foster had a hit and an RBI. Alex Wingen had three hits, including a double. Benjamin Myhre also had a hit. Wingen pitched four innings allowing two runs, one earned, on a hit and three walks with eight strikeouts. Althoff pitched three innings giving up four hits and a walk with four strikeouts.