High school baseball: 6A/5A/3A/2A state tournament roundup
6A first round
Corner Canyon 13, Clearfield 0
The Chargers’ defense stood firm on Saturday afternoon as they secured victory in Game 1 of their series against Clearfield. Jack Finn was on the hill for Corner Canyon and ended with only one legal hit on 53 fields.
West Jordan 10, West 6
The Jaguars scored 10 unanswered runs after falling four runs in the first inning to secure their first win in the series on Saturday afternoon. Deangelo Pavone recorded four RBIs for West Jordan.
Taylorsville 5, Herriman 4
Luke Johnson and Jakob Harrison each hit two hits, and Andrew Cardenas and Justin Morgan added two RBIs each when Taylorsville beat Herriman to win Game 1 of their first round 6A series.
Davis 7, Syracuse 2
Davis recorded the first game of the series against his Region 1 opponent Syracuse. Jake Maw and Mike Wendt each recorded an RBI in a triple fifth inning which helped seal the win for the darts.
Northridge 13, Copper Hills 9
Northridge’s Jace Olsen hit a grand slam Saturday afternoon to claim Game 1 victory for the Knights. The hit was Olsen’s second home run of the game when he finished with seven RBIs for the game.
Weber 19, Kearns 15
Jake Lindsay, Jonah Powers-Kulpah, Luke Erickson and Carson Berensen each hit a home run to help the Warriors beat Kearns in the first round of the 6A playoffs.
Fremont 9, Roy 2
With six runs in the fifth inning, the Fremont Silverwolves have won the first game of their series against Roy. Calvin Morrow was the Fremont winner, allowing two runs with five hits while throwing six strikeouts in six innings.
Westlake 6, Cyprus 0
Cyprus couldn’t find any cracks in their Westlake defense during Saturday’s first game. Mason Hartle was on the hill for the thunder, giving up zero runs on six hits in seven innings to keep up with six strikeouts.
5 A second round
Murray 3, Box Elder 2
Pitcher’s success in Murray’s Game 1 win over Box Elder. Murray’s winner Daniel Brousseau threw eight strikeouts and allowed seven hits in six innings, and Box Elder’s Tate Overson had six strikeouts of his own in five innings.
Wasatch 8, Lehi 3
Although surpassed by Lehi, the Wasatch Wasps took the first game in the series. Wasatch’s Payton Swapp made the highlight of the day with a home run at the end of the third inning.
Farmington 19, Bonneville 3
Farmington dominated Bonneville in the series’ first game on Saturday afternoon. Seven different players competed in races for the phoenix.
Skyline 7, Viewmont 6
After trailing Evans by one run behind Viewmont in the fifth inning, Skyline’s Sam Evans hit an RBI single to score two runs and take the lead the Eagles would take until the end of the game. The win on Saturday is the first of the series for Skyline.
Orem 9, Payson 3
Orem secured his first win in the series against Payson on Saturday afternoon thanks to the strong pitching of Luke Kimmel. In just over five innings, Kimmel posted 13 strikeouts with just three earned runs.
Provo 6, High 4 (11)
Alex Martinez went 3-6 with two doubles and four RBIs as Provo scored three runs in eleventh to knock out Alta for the road win in Game 1 in the second round of 5A. Provo forced additional innings with a run in the seventh inning.
Bountiful 7, Park City 2
Truman Dureya tossed the win and scored a double to lead the Braves to victory over Park City in the second round of the 5A playoffs.
Brighton 5, Springville 3
Daniel Morillo scored a double and amassed two RBIs to help Brighton beat Springville in the second round of the 5A playoffs.
Carbon 5, Grantsville 4 (Game 1)
Carbon pitchers Beau Vea, Wyatt Falk and Rylen Hart held Grantsville in check for seven innings when the Dinos forced a second 3A championship with the narrow win. Cooper Schade drove for the Dinos in the winning run at the end of the sixth inning.
Grantsville 14, Carbon 4 (Game 2)
Grantsville recovered from a missed chance to win the championship in Game 1 with a dominant performance in Game 2 as the Cowboys never looked back after five runs in the first inning. Blake Thomas went 4-2 with two doubles and three RBIs to lead the place while Jace Sandberg put up four solid innings to set the tone on the hill.
3A one-loss bracket
Carbon 7, richfield 4
Beaver 12, Parowan 7 (game 1)
A Monster 11-run fifth inning led the Beavers over Parowan in the first game of the State Championship. It was Beavers’ fourth win in just over 24 hours and forced a decisive win between the two teams later in the day.
Biber 12, Parowan 9 (game 2)
Crayton Hollingshead went two doubles 2 to 5 while Jake Eichorn went two doubles 2 to 3 and Beaver scored a run in each inning but the first inning that Parowan held back for his third straight win on Saturday when it got the 2A -State won championship. Boston Black took the win by setting up five solid innings for the Beavers.
2A one-loss bracket
Beaver 13, carbon 2