Cubs sweep past Miners

The Dillon Cubs swept a non-conference doubleheader against the Butte Miners Saturday at Copper Mountain Park.

The Cubs jumped out to a 12-0 lead and held on for a 12-4 win in the opener. The Cubs completed the sweep with an 11-3 win in the nightcap.

The Miners are back in action Sunday when they hit the road for a 1 p.m. doubleheader with the Bozeman Bucs.

Butte shortstop Trey Hoagland charges a grounder.

Dillon Cubs 12, Butte Miners 4
Dillon catcher R.J. Fitzgerald hit a two-run home run with two outs in the top of the first to jump start the Cubs.

In all, the Cubs posted a four spot in the first inning. The extended their lead to 12-0 with six runs in the fifth inning. Dillon took advantage of three errors in that inning.

The Miners battled back with four runs in the fifth, preventing the game from ending by the 10-run rule. Trey Hoagland hit a two-run single, while Nate LeProwse hit an RBI double and Zach Hart hit a sacrifice fly.

Nate Simkins and Corey Renfree had three hits apiece for the Cubs. M.J. Simkins and Logan Wilson added doubles.

M.J. Simkins also held the Miners scoreless through four innings to get the win. He struck out three and walked one.

Of the 11 runs charged to Hoagland, Butte’s starting pitcher, only four of those were earned.

DILLON CUBS          AB  R  H BI  BUTTE MINERS         AB  R  H BI
Nate Simkins          5  1  3  1  Trey Hoagland         4  1  1  2  
Eathyn Peterson       4  1  1  1  Dylan McDonald        2  0  0  0  
MJ Simpkins           5  2  2  1   Marcus Madrazo       1  0  0  0  
RJ Fitzgerald         5  2  1  2  Nate LeProwse         3  0  1  1  
Corey Renfree         5  1  3  3  Dylan Lanahan         2  0  0  0  
Ethan Tatarka         5  2  2  0   Zach Hart            1  0  0  1  
Logan Wilson          3  1  2  2  Jared Haran           3  0  1  0  
Chris Olson           4  1  1  1  Tyce Doherty          3  0  0  0  
Colby Minert          1  1  0  0  Kilian O'Leary        0  0  0  0  
 Ben Jones            2  0  0  0   Tristan Frey         1  1  0  0  
                                  Trent Maloney         3  1  1  0  
                                  Ty Harney             2  1  0  0  
TOTALS               39 12 15 11  TOTALS               25  4  4  4
DILLON CUBS                   410 160 0 -- 12 
BUTTE MINERS                  000 040 0 -- 4  
LOB--DILLON CUBS 9, BUTTE MINERS 6. ERR--Chris Olson, Trent
Maloney, Nate LeProwse, Dylan Lanahan (3). 2B--MJ Simpkins,
Logan Wilson, Nate LeProwse, Jared Haran. HR--RJ Fitzgerald.
HBP--Colby Minert, Ty Harney. SACF--Zach Hart. SACB--Eathyn
Peterson.
 DILLON CUBS                     IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO   HR
MJ Simpkins                    4.00    1    0    0    1    3    0
Corey Renfree                  3.00    3    4    4    3    1    0
 BUTTE MINERS               
Trey Hoagland                  4.33   12   11    4    1    2    1
Zach Hart                      2.67    3    1    0    0    2    0
PB--RJ Fitzgerald, Ty Harney. SO--Ethan Tatarka, Ben Jones,
Colby Minert, Chris Olson, Tyce Doherty, Dylan McDonald (2),
Jared Haran. BB--Logan Wilson, Nate LeProwse, Tristan Frey,
Marcus Madrazo, Kilian O'Leary.

Dillon Cubs 11, Butte Miners 3
Dillon got off to a fast start again.

Logan Wilson hit a two-run double, and the Cubs took advantage of four walks to score four runs in the first inning.

M.J. Simkins, who drove in three runs, also doubled for the Cubs. So did Eathyn Peterson, who joned Fitzgerald and Wilson with two RBIs.

Chris Olson struck out five batters and walked one through four innings to pick up the win.

LeProwse hit two singles to lead the Miners. Marcus Madrazo, Zach Hart, Dylan Lanahan, Jarad Haran and Ty Harney hit singles.

DILLON CUBS          AB  R  H BI  BUTTE MINERS         AB  R  H BI
Nate Simkins          2  3  1  0  Marcus Madrazo        3  2  1  0  
Eathyn Peterson       3  2  2  2  Zach Hart             3  1  1  0  
MJ Simpkins           4  1  1  3  Nate LeProwse         4  0  2  1  
RJ Fitzgerald         4  0  1  2  Dylan Lanahan         4  0  1  1  
Corey Renfree         3  1  0  0  Jared Haran           3  0  1  0  
Ethan Tatarka         3  1  1  1  Tristan Frey          2  0  0  0  
Logan Wilson          3  0  1  2  Dylan McDonald        3  0  0  0  
Chris Olson           4  1  2  0  Trent Maloney         1  0  0  0  
Colby Minert          3  2  1  0   Kilian O'Leary       2  0  0  0  
                                  Ty Harney             2  0  1  0  
TOTALS               29 11 10 10  TOTALS               27  3  7  2
DILLON CUBS                   434 000 0 -- 11 
BUTTE MINERS                  120 000 0 -- 3  
LOB--DILLON CUBS 7, BUTTE MINERS 7. ERR--RJ Fitzgerald,
Tristan Frey. 2B--MJ Simpkins, Eathyn Peterson, Logan
Wilson. HBP--Nate Simkins, Eathyn Peterson (2), Colby
Minert, Ty Harney. SACB--Marcus Madrazo. SB--Eathyn
Peterson, Nate LeProwse, Marcus Madrazo.
 DILLON CUBS                     IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO   HR
Chris Olson                    4.00    5    3    2    1    5    0
Nate Simkins                   3.00    2    0    0    1    1    0
 BUTTE MINERS               
Jared Haran                    1.00    2    7    7    5    1    0
Zach Hart                      4.00    6    4    4    1    3    0
Tyce Doherty                   2.00    2    0    0    0    3    0
PB--Eathyn Peterson. WP--Chris Olson (2), Jared Haran (3).
SO--Corey Renfree, RJ Fitzgerald (3), Colby Minert, Logan
Wilson (2), Trent Maloney, Tristan Frey, Marcus Madrazo,
Dylan Lanahan, Dylan McDonald, Zach Hart. BB--Corey Renfree,
MJ Simpkins, Ethan Tatarka, Nate Simkins (2), Logan Wilson,
Tristan Frey, Zach Hart.


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