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LEGION BASEBALL: Lums swept by Lewis-Clark

| June 11, 2024 1:10 AM

COEUR d’ALENE — Coming off an eight-day layoff due to high school graduations, the Coeur d’Alene Lumbermen fell 12-4 and 8-5 to the Lewis-Clark Twins in class AA North Idaho League play Monday at Thorco Field.

In the opener, with Lewis-Clark (5-3) leading 2-1, David Goicoa hit a grand slam to cap a five-run second inning and boost the Twins’ lead to 6-1. Goicoa finished with five RBIs, and Hayden Line went 3 for 4 with an RBI and two runs scored.

Braeden Newby went 2 for 3 for Coeur d’Alene (4-5), including an RBI single in the sixth. Chase Saunders singled in a run in the first inning for the Lums to tie the game at 1-1.

In the second game, Coeur d’Alene fell behind 8-1 after five innings before scoring four times in the bottom of the sixth. 

Line went 2 for 4 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored for Lewis-Clark, playing its fifth and sixth games in three days.

Coeur d’Alene returns to action with a pair of games Friday at Lewis-Clark’s Father’s Day tournament at Harris Field in Lewiston, facing the Benz Boys at 10:30 a.m. and the Tri-City Titans at 6 p.m.


FIRST GAME

Lewis-Clark    151    201    2    —    12    14    0

Coeur d’Alene    100    002    1    —    4    7    1

Trace Green, Austin Topp (7) and N/A; Nate Weatherhead, Charlie Dixon (5) and Chase Saunders.

HITS: LC — Krasselt, Ray 2, Goicoa, Line 3, Barden, Anderson 2, Topp, Durrett, Thivierge 2. Cd’A — Shepard, Saunders, Usdrowski, Coey, Holecek, Newby 2. 2B — Anderson, Line, Shepard. HR — Goicoa.


SECOND GAME

Lewis-Clark    204    110    0    —    8    8    1

Coeur d’Alene    100    004    0    —    5    6    5

Levi Anderson, Hayden Line (6) and River Stamper; Aaron Gwaltney, Isaac Ziegler (5) and Chase Saunders, Tanner Franklin (6).

HITS: LC — Krasselt, Ray 2, Goicoa 2, Line 2, Dugett. Cd’A — Shepard, Saunders, Usdrowski, Dixon, Coey, Newby. 2B — Ray, Line, Goicoa, Shepard.

    MARK NELKE/Press Coeur d'Alene Lumbermen catcher Chase Saunders throws to second on a steal attempt vs. Lewis-Clark in the first game Monday at Thorco Field.