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PREP BASEBALL: Post Falls, Lewiston split IEL twinbill

| April 11, 2021 1:15 AM

POST FALLS — Nick Chase hit a three-run triple in the bottom of the fourth inning to ignite the Post Falls offense in a 12-2 win over the Lewiston Bengals in the first game of an Inland Empire League doubleheader on Saturday at Post Falls High.

Ethan Miller allowed two runs over five innings in the first game for Post Falls.

In the nightcap, Lewiston used an eight-run sixth inning to rally for a 13-9 win over the Trojans to earn the split.

Miller went 2 for 3 with three RBIs in the second game for Post Falls, which led 9-3 after the second inning.

Post Falls (8-4-1, 6-2 IEL) travels to Coeur d’Alene for an Inland Empire League doubleheader starting at 3 p.m.

Lewiston is 5-6, 5-2.

FIRST GAME

Lewiston 100 01 — 2 6 3

Post Falls 230 52 — 12 8 1

Game called with nobody out in bottom of 5th inning due to 10-run rule.

Fox, Carpenter (5) and Kolb; Ethan Miller and Zach Clark. W — Miller. L — Fox.

HITS: Lew — Taylor 2, Fox, Hepburn, Ricard, McKenzie. PF — Rutherford 3, Sharples, Cripps, Chase, Clark, Winters, Sessions. 2B — Taylor, Fox. 3B — Chase.

SECOND GAME

Lewiston 032 008 0 — 13 13 0

Post Falls 270 000 0 — 9 11 3

Ricard, Taylor (5) and Kolb; Timmy Bastedo, Tyson Rutherford (2), Kaden Cripps (6), CD Sharples (6) and Zach Clark. W — Taylor. L — Cripps.

HITS: Lew — Fox, Taylor, Hepburn, Kolb 2, Ricard 2, Edminson 2, Carpenter, Lombard 3. PF — Zeller 2, C. Rutherford, Sharples, Cripps, Clark 2, Miller 2, T. Rutherford, Sessions. 2B — Taylor, Edminson, Lombard, Cripps, T. Rutherford, Zeller. 3B — Miller. HR — Ricard.

Coeur d’Alene 12-21

Lakeland 0-0

RATHDRUM — Liam Paddack, Lucas Erickson and Alex Karns combined on a no-hitter for the Vikings in an Inland Empire League win over the Hawks at Gorton Field.

Evan Mallory had a two-run single in the fourth inning to cap the scoring for Coeur d’Alene.

In the second game, Paddack scored four runs and Caden Sampsel had two hits and three RBIs for the Vikings in a nonleague win over the Hawks.

Coeur d’Alene (7-3, 6-3 IEL) hosts Post Falls in an Inland Empire League doubleheader on Wednesday starting at 3 p.m.

Lakeland (1-11, 0-6) travels to Moscow on Tuesday for a doubleheader starting at 2 p.m.

FIRST GAME

Coeur d’Alene 420 60 — 12 13 0

Lakeland 000 00 — 0 0 3

Game called after 5 innings due to 10-run rule.

Liam Paddack, Lucas Erickson (3), Alex Karns (5) and Wade Mallory; Josh Mason, Scott Pote (4) and Gunner Vandever. W — Paddack. L — Mason.

HITS: Cd’A — Larson 3, Elstad 2, Karns 2, Schneider, Izzard 2, Stockton, E. Mallory, Bridge. LL — none. 2B — Elstad. 3B — Schneider.

SECOND GAME

Coeur d’Alene 652 62 — 21 14 0

Lakeland 000 00 — 0 2 7

Game called after 5 innings due to 10-run rule.

Troy Shepard, Bryce Stockton (3), John Gwaltney (5) and James Guyer; Scott Pote, Scotty Hocking (2), Bryson Fisher (4) and Sam Pemberton. W — Shepherd. L — Pote.

HITS: Cd’A — Larson 2, Elstad, Karns, Schneider 2, Paddack, Benson, E. Mallory 2, Averett, Bridge. LL — Hocking, Mason. 2B — Elstad, Sampsel, Bridge, Paddack. 3B — Larson.

Lake City 13

Moscow 3

COEUR d’ALENE — Eric Bumbaugh, Marcus Manzardo and Ethan Taylor drove in three runs each for the Timberwolves in an Inland Empire League win over the Bears at Lake City High.

Nate Weatherhead struck out six over 3 ⅓ innings and AJ Currie fanned three for Lake City, which tallied 13 hits on the day.

“It was a good day for us,” Lake City coach Paul Manzardo said. “We hit the ball really well all through the lineup and both Nate and AJ (Currie) pitched really well and gave us a chance to win. It was a good day and hopefully we can continue that momentum into Tuesday’s game with Sandpoint.”

Lake City (2-7, 2-7 IEL) hosts Sandpoint on Tuesday.

Moscow is 2-4, 2-4.

Moscow 012 000 — 3 5 0

Lake City 330 322 — 13 13 2

Game called with one out in the 6th inning due to 10-run rule.

Chad Redinger, Isaac Stazkow (4), Cody Isaacson (5), Ethan McLaughlin (6) and Jack Bales; Nate Weatherhead, AJ Currie (4) and Ethan Taylor. W — Weatherhead. L — Redinger.

HITS: Mos — Kiblen, Redinger, Conway 2, Decker. LC — A. Taylor 2, Bumbraugh, Manzardo 3, Coppess, E. Taylor 3, Cleave, Rimpau, DuCoeur. 2B — Kiblen, Bumbraugh, Manzardo 2, Rimpau, A. Taylor, E. Taylor. 3B — Redinger, Cleave, Taylor.

Orofino 5-8

St. Maries 2-4

OROFINO — Brock Anderson had two hits in the first game, then drove in two runs in the second game for the Lumberjacks, who were swept in Central Idaho League play by the Maniacs at Orofino High.

Further information was not available.

St. Maries (2-6, 0-2 CIL) is scheduled to host Priest River at City Park on Tuesday.

Orofino is 10-4, 2-2.