After three days off, Sugar-Salem’s baseball team played back-to-back double headers against Filer and Marsh Valley Friday and Saturday and went 1-3 in those games.
The Diggers started out well in their first game of the weekend beating Filer 11-1 in six innings. After low scoring first three innings that left Filer up 1-0 Sugar started scoring getting 3,5,3 runs in the next three innings while shutting out Filer.
Cole Mace went 3/4 at the plate including a double. Bridger Norman also went 3/4 and Caleb Norman went 2/2.
Grady Rasmussen pitched four innings allowing two hits for one run with seven strikeouts and no walks. Caleb Norman pitched two innings allowing no hits with a strikeout and two walks.
Curtis Drake and Kaden Mattson each made a double play.
In their second game against Filer, Sugar had a harder time scoring only getting four runners across home plate to lose 5-4. Three of their four runs came in the fifth and sixth innings.
Drake went 3/4 at the plate with a home run. Norman went 2/4 and Rasmussen hit a double.
Drake pitched six innings allwoing three hits for five runs with eight strikeouts.
Sugar led 1-0 for three innings but allowed 11 runs in the fourth inning to fall 11-1 in four innings to March Valley in their first game Saturday.
Drake went 2/3 at the plate including a double. Hayden Crapo and Kyzon Garner had the other two hits.
Tanner Harris pitched three innings allowing eight hits for seven runs with three strikeouts and one walks. Caleb Norman pitched under and inning allowing two hits and four runs with three walks. Bridger Norman pitched a little over an inning allowing no hits or runs with one strikeout and no walks.
The Diggers lasted a little longer but fared similarly in their second game against Marsh Valley losing 13-3 in six innings.
Rasmussen went 2/3 at the plate and Caleb Norman and Mace had the other two hits.
Kyzon Garner pitched a little over four innings allowing six hits for seven runs with two strikeouts and five walks. Traeson Garner pitched a little over an inning allowing three hits and six runs with two walks.
Sugar has an 11-8 record going into their first district game of the season. They play Teton Tuesday in Sugar City.