SPEARFISH — The Spearfish Sasquatch unleashed its offense in its final home game of the 2019 Expedition League baseball season, defeating the Wheat City Whiskey Jacks 9-5 Thursday night in Spearfish.
The Sasquatch pounded out 14 hits to win two of three games against the Whiskey Jacks.
“The offense was good tonight. They hit in bunches and we put up a bunch of crooked numbers, and the pitching staff did a great job of keeping us there, and that’s how we won tonight,” said Adam Core, the Sasquatch head coach.
In the bottom of the second, Chad Call walked, stole second base, and he would later score on a wild pitch to give the Sasquatch a 1-0 lead.
Spearfish broke things open in the bottom of the third.
Dawson Martin walked, and Z Westley was hit by a pitch. Matt Crossley singled to score Martin and Westley to put the Sasquatch on top 3-0.
Jaxon Rosencranz singled and then Call singled to score Crossley. Joe Yorke scoring Rosencranz, and Grady Wright singled to score Call and give the Sasquatch a 6-0 lead after three innings.
Wheat City finally got on the scoreboard in the top of the fourth.
Myles Harris and Dawson Forcella hit back-to-back home runs to cut the Sasquatch the lead to 6-2.
The Whiskey Jacks added another run in the sixth, but still trailed 6-3.
In the bottom of the sixth Aaaron Johnson doubed, and he would score on a single by Martin to increase the sasquatch lead to 7-3.
Crossley lead off the bottom of the seventh with a solo home run, and Joe York brought home Rosencranz on a sacrafice and the Ssaquatch lead 9-3.
Call and Martin three hits each, and Crossley, Rosencranz, Wright two hits each for Spearfish.
Brayden Spears was the winning pitcher for Spearfish, going five innings and giving up three runs on six hits, he walked three and struck out four.
Hunter Davis, Tyler Gustafson, Dillon Holliday, and Westley came on in relief for the Sasquatch.
Spearfish (27-31) travels to Manotoba, Canada, today for a three-game season- ending series against the Whiskey Jacks.
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