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Bulldogs win four times in Bullhead

March 03, 2001

BULLHEAD CITY — The Southwest High School baseball team picked up one win in four games at the Mojave Valley tournament here this weekend.

The Eagles hammered Joseph City 11-1 in their first game, but the win was the only one Southwest would get in the tournament. The Eagles dropped their next two games, falling to Payson 10-0 and Page 5-4. The Eagles finished play with a 2-2 tie with Sinagua of Flagstaff.

"I thought we would play better," said Southwest coach Mickey Carter. "We broke out offensively in the first game. In the last game we played with a lot of intensity and fire. I hope that's a sign of things to come."

David Cordova had two hits, including a home run, and four RBIs in the Eagles' win over Joseph City. Frank Richards picked up the win, striking out five in three innings. Eric Flores added two hits, three runs and three RBIs to the Southwest cause against Joseph City.


Mario Gastelum took the loss for the Eagles against Payson. He gave up seven hits and six runs in two innings of work.

Flores was the losing pitcher against Page. He worked four innings, surrendering six hits and four runs. Gastelum had two hits and an RBI against Page.

George Rapp pitched the complete game against Sinagua. He struck out eight in five innings. Herrera had two hits and two RBIs.

Palm Desert 8, Central 7

PALM DESERT — The Central Union High School baseball team dropped its opener to Palm Desert 8-7 here Friday.

Humberto Cardenas took the loss for the Spartans. He pitched six innings.

Cardenas led Central offensively. He had two hits and three RBIs. Victor Ceseña added a two-run triple to the Spartan cause.

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