Nevada Falls in 12-Inning Marathon at St. Mary's
In a game that lasted nearly four and a half hours, Nevada (16-16) lost in the 12th inning at Saint Mary’s (20-12) on Tuesday night 6-5.
In a game that lasted nearly four and a half hours, Nevada (16-16) lost in the 12th inning at Saint Mary’s (20-12) on Tuesday night 6-5. It was Nevada’s first extra-inning loss of the season, falling to 2-1.
Nevada used 20 different players in the contest, including eight pitchers. Tyler Smith was tagged with the loss, dropping to 1-3 on the season.
Junior Jaylon McLaughlin came off the bench and put together his team-high seventh three-hit game of the season. McLaughlin led the team with three RBI on the day.
Scoring three innings in a row from the second to the fourth, the Gaels jumped out to a 4-0 lead over Nevada heading into the fifth. With the bases loaded, Weston Hatten drew a walk that scored Conor Allard from third to get the Pack on the board. McLaughlin then recorded two of his three RBI with a single to cut the deficit to one after five.
Saint Mary’s got a run back in the sixth with an RBI single in the sixth with two Gaels on base. Tyler Bosetti smacked his first triple of the season to score Keaton Smith all the way from first base and make it a one run game. McLaughlin then tallied his team-high third RBI by scoring Bosetti with an RBI-single through the left side.
The scoring halted for five innings, as Bradley Bonnenfant and Grant Ford combined for five innings in which they only allowed one hit. The Gaels led off the 12th frame with a triple, and a throwing error ended the game for Nevada.
The Pack will be back in action this weekend with a Mountain West matchup at New Mexico. A live stream will be available on the Mountain West Network.