Nevada Falls to Sacramento State
The Nevada baseball team scored two runs in the first inning but was held scoreless from then on out, suffering a 7-2 loss to Sacramento State .
The Nevada baseball team scored two runs in the first inning but was held scoreless from then on out, suffering a 7-2 loss to Sacramento State on Tuesday night at Peccole Park.
The Hornets (19-13) scored the game’s final six runs to down Nevada, who falls to 15-15 on the season. Junior Miles Mastrobuoni went 2-of-4 with an RBI and one run while sophomore Cole Krzmarzick added two hits to lead the Wolf Pack.
After allowing one run in the top of the first, Nevada opened its half of the inning with two runs on three hits to take a 2-1 lead. Mastrobuoni hit an RBI double to score junior Justin Bridgman from second base and sophomore Jordan Pearce hit an RBI, sacrifice fly. Sacramento State tied the game at 2-2 with one run on two hits in the second frame.
The Hornets then opened a 5-2 lead in the fourth inning, scoring three runs with back-to-back home runs from juniors Gunner Pollman and Brandon Hunley. Sacramento State added two runs in the seventh inning to take a 7-2 lead.
Senior RHP Zach Wilkins started on the mound, logging 3.2 innings while allowing five runs on six hits. Sophomore RHP Mark Nowaczewski pitched 3.1 innings in relief and allowed two runs on three hits. Seniors Alex Lott and Sam Held each pitched one scoreless inning for the Pack.
Nevada scored two runs on eight hits as Mastrobuoni and Krzmarzick led the Pack with multi-hit efforts. Sacramento State scored seven runs on 10 hits.
Nevada returns to Mountain West play this weekend, traveling to Fresno State for a three-game series, April 15-17. First pitch times between the Pack and Bulldogs (21-12, 9-6) are set for 6:05 p.m. PT on Friday and Saturday and 1:05 p.m. on Sunday at Pete Beiden Field in Fresno, Calif.