The Nevada baseball team won its sixth straight game with a 10-5 victory at Pacific on Tuesday night at Klein Family Field. Junior local product Justin Bridgman went 3-6 with three RBI and three runs to lead the Wolf Pack, who improves to 24-20 on the season.
Once trailing 5-2 early, Nevada scored the game’s final eight runs to notch the comeback win. The Pack’s starter failed to log an out before senior LHP Cameron Rowland took the win with five innings in relief while sophomore RHP Mark Nowazcewski pitched four shutout innings and earned the save.
Bridgman led Nevada, setting season-high marks in hits, RBI and runs. Sophomore Cole Krzmarzick went 2-of-3 with two RBI and a run, sophomore TJ Friedl added one hit, one RBI and two runs, and junior Miles Mastrobuoni drew four walks and scored one run. Nevada scored 10 runs on 11 hits.
The Wolf Pack struck early to take a 2-0 lead after the first two at bats of the game. Friedl hit a leadoff double before scoring on Bridgman’s RBI double. Bridgman advanced to third on the play and then scored on a wild pitch. Nevada scored two runs on two hits in the frame but left the bases loaded before Pacific scored three runs on three hits with a two-run home run from junior Danny Mayer.
The Tigers scored two more runs in the second inning to open a 5-2 lead. The Pack then pulled within one run, plating a pair of runs in the third frame to make it 5-4. Krzmarzick hit a leadoff double and then scored on senior Bryce Greager’s RBI single. Freshman Kaleb Foster then notched an RBI single to score Greager.
Nevada then rallied to the lead in the sixth inning, plating two runs on one hit to take a 6-5 advantage. Friedl reached on an error and advanced to third on the play before scoring Bridgman’s RBI groundout. Krzmarzick then put the Pack in front with an RBI single to right field, scoring Mastrobuoni from second base.
The Pack scored one run on an error in the eighth inning before adding three insurance runs in the ninth to take a 10-5 lead. Friedl and Krzmarzick hit RBI sacrifice flies while Bridgman hit an RBI single.
Nevada returns to action this weekend at Peccole Park, hosting San Jose State for a three-game series. First pitch times are set for 6 p.m. PT on Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. on Sunday.