MANDAN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Max Anderson had five hits and drove in six runs in the doubleheader leading Jamestown to a sweep of the Mandan A’s Thursday night at Memorial Ballpark in Mandan. The Eagles took the first game 10-2 and the second game 11-1 in five innings.
GAME 1: Jamestown 10, Mandan 2
Max Anderson had three hits and drove in a run in a six run fourth inning leading Jamestown in the opener. Jamestown had 15 hits with nine different players getting at least one. Connor Hoyt, Mason Lunzman, Ty Monson and Jeremy Williams had two hits each. Williams and Lunzman each scored twice.
The Eagles were helped out by six A’s errors.
Tommy Falk got the win on the mound. Te right hander allowed one earned run on six hits over five innings. He walked two and struck out six. Lunzman pitched two scoreless innings in relief. He allowed one hit, walked one and struck out fout.
GAME 2: Jamestown 11, Mandan 1 F/5
Jamestown ended the game early with eight runs in the bottom of the fifth inning. Half the runs came in on one swing of the bat. With noone out and the bases loaded, Max Anderson hit a towering fly ball the cleared the scoreboard in right for a grand slam. It was Anderson’s second homer of the season. Anderson finished with five rbi for the game.
Connor Hoyt had two hits, scored twice and drove in two. Ty Monson continued his hot hitting with two hits, a run and a rbi. Monson has five hits in seven at bats this season, a .714 batting average. Tommy Falk drove in a run with a triple in the three run fourth.
Jacoby Nold got the win. He allowed four hits, one unearned run with a walk and three strikeouts in five innings of work.
Jamestown is 8-2 in the West Region and 8-4 overall. Mandan falls to 0-6 in the West and 1-9 overall.
Jamestown host the Bismarck Capitals Monday night June 29th for a West Region doubleheader. beginning at 5:30. Both games can be heard on 1400 ESPN Jamestown with coverage beginning at 5:15.