The Beavers won six games in a row last week including four straight in the Jack Pine Conference. They started the week on Tuesday with a pair of wins over Clare, 10-5 and 13-2. Carson Oldani got the start in the first game going the distance giving up five runs and striking out six. Trent Reed had a home run, a triple and knocked in five runs. Oldani had three hits and two RBIs. Mike Hartwell also had 2 RBIs.
Game two was a 13-2 blowout for the Beavers. They pounded the Clare pitching staff for 17 hit and 13 earned runs. Hartwell and Mitchell Hall both had four hits. Reed, Cameron Mishler and Layk Woodruff each had two hits. Reed, Brayde Keeley, Mishler and Woodruff all had two RBIs. Reed pitched the first six innings. He gave up one run and struck out 10. Keeley pitched a scoreless seventh inning.
Beaverton swept Meridian on Friday 13-1 and 8-4. Keeley pitched five innings in the mercy shortened first game giving up three hits while striking out four. The Beavers collected 13 hits including home runs by Logan Love and Reed. Oldani and Hartwell had three hits; Reed and Love had two.
Alex Pahl got the nod in game two throwing seven innings giving up five hits and striking out five Meridian batters. Oldani and Hartwell had three hits; Reed added two. The four wins have the Beavers at 8-4 in the Jack Pine Conference heading into their delayed games with Farwell last night. A pair of wins by the Beavers would move them into a second place tie in the conference.
The Beavers beat Sand Creek in a pair of games on Saturday, 10-4 and 15-0. Beaverton had 10 hits in the first game and 15 in the second. Reed had three hits including a homerun in game one. Oldani and Keeley each had two hits. Reed knocked in three runs; Hall had two RBIs. Hall got the start and win; Oldani pitched two innings in relief.
Beaverton scored 10 runs in the first inning of the second game and five more over the next two to cut the game short. Sand Creek gave up nine walks and committed five errors, which allowed Beaverton to score 15 runs on only five hits. Gage Swartzmiller, Hartwell, Reed, Hall and Mishler all had hits in the game. Woodruff pitched three shutout innings giving up one hit and striking out five.
After a pair of games in Hemlock on Friday the Beavers travel to Meridian on Tuesday, June 1 for a District first round game against Farwell.