Game 1 Recap
Both teams were strong on the mound on Saturday, but the Cubs defeated the Bucks. Damon Skradski started the game for the Cubs and recorded 21 outs.
The Cubs got on the board in the first inning after Sawyer Tackett singled, scoring one run.
Moses Feltenstein doubled, which helped the Bozeman Bucks tie the game at one in the top of the second.
The Cubs took the lead in the bottom of the fourth. Trenton Moreni doubled, scoring one run, to give Dillon the lead, 2-1.
Skradski earned the win for the Cubs. The starting pitcher surrendered four hits and one run (zero earned) over seven innings, striking out seven and walking none. Nick Hillsgrove stepped on the mound first for Bozeman Bucks. They allowed six hits and two runs over six innings, striking out five and walking two.
Leadoff hitter Kale Konen led the Cubs with two hits in two at bats. Tackett and Moreni were a one-two punch in the lineup, as each drove in one run for Dillon.
Feltenstein and Charlie Forrest each collected two hits for the Bucks. Feltenstein went 2-for-3 at the plate as the right-handed hitter led the team with one run batted in. The Bucks turned two double plays in the game.
Game 2 recap
It came down to the wire on Saturday at Cubs Field at Ray Lynch Park, as the Cubs grabbed the victory in walk-off fashion, 6-5, over the Bozeman Bucks. The Cubs were down 5-4 in the bottom of the seventh inning when Damon Skradski singled, scoring two runs.
Dillon rallied for the victory despite trailing 5-1 in the fourth.
Bozeman opened the scoring in the first after Cohen Hartman induced Nick Hillsgrove to hit into a fielder's choice, but one run was scored.
Sawyer Tackett singled, which helped the Cubs tie the game at one in the bottom of the first.
Bozeman took the lead in the top of the second. A wild pitch scored one run, to give Bozeman the lead, 2-1.
Hartman stepped on the bump first for the Cubs. The right-handed pitcher allowed six hits and five runs (four earned) over five innings, striking out three and walking two. Charlie Forrest stepped on the mound first for the Bucks. The starting pitcher gave up four hits and two runs (one earned) over five innings, striking out three and walking three. Tackett tossed two innings of scoreless ball for the Cubs in relief. They gave up two hits, striking out two and walking one.
Skradski led Dillon with two hits in four at bats.
Lukas Millington and Van Shockley each collected two hits for the Bucks Jacob Snyder, Hillsgrove, and Braeden Matthews each drove in one run for Bozeman.
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