Weiser beats Buhl in doubleheader at home

The Weiser High School Wolverines faced the Buhl Indians for a doubleheader on Friday, March 22, at Walter Johnson Memorial Field.  
 Weiser won the first game with a final score of 15-2. Weiser showed more solid hitting this game with 27 at bats, 15 hits, 9 RBIs 6 walks, and just two strikeouts. 
 Tyler Pope led the Wolverines with four singles starting out in the first inning. Pope was four for four in his at bats and singled in the first, second, third, and fourth innings.  Weiser totaled six runs in the second inning. Contributing to the big inning were Jayden Mink, Brody von Brethorst, Brady Edwards, and Tyrel Barnett. Each had RBIs in the inning. 
 Jayden Mink took the win on the mound for the Wolverines. Mink pitched three innings and only allowed four hits, two runs, and struck out three Buhl batters. Nathan McDaniel came in as relief to Mink and threw two innings. The Wolverines had a predator mindset on the defensive side of the ball committing no errors. 
 In the second game for the Wolverines, Weiser took the lead early and won handily with a 17-0 victory in four innings. Willy Shirts got the start for Weiser on the mound and only allowed three hits by the Buhl Indians.  
 With only 19 at bats for the Wolverines, they recorded 11 hits, 16 RBIs, 8 walks, and just 1 strikeout. Brody von Brethorst started off strong in the first inning with a triple, scoring 3 runs for the Wolverines.  Twelve runs were scored in the third inning alone.  This offensive mastery was led by Ty Barnett, Brett Spencer, Willy Shirts, Logan Wood, Kooper von Brethorst, and Jayden Mink, who all sent runners across the plate with RBI’s in that particular inning.  
 Willy Shirts went four innings for Weiser recording just three hits and no runs while striking out seven and walking zero. Both von Brethorst boys managed three hits each to lead the Wolverines, with two triples by Brody von Brethorst.  No errors were recorded for either team during the contest.
 Head coach Bowe von Brethorst was pleased with the teams outing.
 “This was fun baseball today. When we stay loose and have some fun, we succeed. These boys did a great job of being judge and jury in the batter’s box and owned every play made on the field today.  It was a fun day and it was a great day to have a couple of home games finally come to fruition,” he said.
 The Wolverines will be back on the field in Payette for a tournament March 29-30 with Payette, Parma, Melba, Sugar-Salem and Timberlake. 


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